Other map collections or general subway sites:

List of Rapid Transit Systems on Wikipedia - with links to individual network descriptions

New York City Subway Resources - great maps and the best information on American subways

CityRailTransit by Javier Martínez Cuevas

Jon Bell's Rail Transit Pages

Peter Donn's Metrosoyuza includes excellent pictures of Russian metro stations

CityRailways.com - everything about metros in Italy

MetaSubway - METAMETPO - specialises on metros in Russia and CIS countries - by Vadim Dzygoon

Transit Maps - interesting blog about mapping issues

Ferrocarta - railway and urban rail maps (USA, Canada, France, Brazil)

Sinfin - Link list of all railways (incl. urban rail) around the world by countries, by Glyn Williams

Yuri Popov's Collection of Transit Maps (feat. metro track maps for Russian & CIS cities)


  Bits & pieces about metros and subways, trams and streetcars:

Metro Bits by Michael Rohde incl. metro logos, metros with a view, ....

Absence-of-Fear - by Daniel Erler incl. many great metro photos

Panorama Shots of many metro stations by Jean Gefroi

Monorail Society - monorail systems around the world (Monorail Society)

Subway and Light Rail Forum at SkyscraperPage Forum

RailServe - The International Railroad Directory

Bahnsuche.de - Die Suchmaschine für die große Eisenbahn und Modelleisenbahn

Railfan-Europe - a large picture gallery with all sorts of trains incl. metros and trams

Bahnbilder - Rail Images as screen savers & Rail Simulators etc.

The Electric Railway Society (UK)

The ALWEG Archives - Monorail History


SUBWAY CARD COLLECTORS - A group for discussion about and trading pre-paid subway and rail cards. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Farecards

Metro Ticket Collection

Metro Museums

Transportation History: The Trolley, Tram and Streetcar

World Rail Network - Database including all transit systems with maps and essential data

Videos - cab rides & line portraits of virtually all tram & metro lines worldwide (by Volker Wangemann)

Metro and tramway magazines:

Railway Gazette International (U.K.)

     Metro Report (U.K.)

Tramways & Urban Transit (U.K.)

Stadtverkehr (Germany)

Straßenbahn-Magazin (Germany)

Blickpunkt Straßenbahn (Germany)

Tram (Switzerland)

Tram2000 (Belgium)

Transit Australia

La Vie du Rail feat. Ville & Transports (France)

Vía Libre (Spain)

CityRailways (Italy)

Headlights (USA)

Mass Transit Magazine (USA)

Ceskoslovensky Dopravak (Czech news portal)

Transport Publiczny (Polish news portal)

Urban Transport Magazine

Urban Transport Magazine


  Associations and official websites:

Alamys.org - Association of Latin American, Spanish & Portuguese Metros and Subways

UITP - International Association of Public Transport

EMTA - Association of European Metropolitan Transport Authorities

APTA - American Public Transportation Association

LRTA - Light Rail Transit Association (UK)

VDV - Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen (Germany)

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