Route mileage for heavy rail systems
Note: New York City data include Subway, PATH, and SIRR; Philadelphia data include Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line, and PATCO. View route mileage heavy rail systems source data.
Route mileage for light rail systems
Note: Boston data include Green Line and Ashmont-Mattapan Line; Philadelphia data include Subway-Surface and Routes 101/102. View route mileage light rail systems source data.
Route mileage for streetcar systems
Note: Dallas data include Dallas Streetcar and M Line; Philadelphia data is Girard Avenue Line; San Francisco data include cable cars and E and F Lines. View route mileage streetcar systems source data.
Route mileage for automated guideway systems
Route mileage for DMU and regional rail systems
Route mileage for fixed guideway systems
Note: Streetcar and commuter rail systems are not included, except commuter rail systems that are DMU or frequent EMU services (such as Denver’s lines). View route mileage fixed guideway systems source data.
- PublicTransit.us provides a useful compilation of rail transit opening dates and mileage for many systems in the U.S. and Canada. Other sources, including from transit agencies, were also consulted to develop graphs.