metro, tram, light rail, mini-metro, heritage tramway
Lisbon's metro opened in 1959. The four line system stretches 42 km. Just three of the 55 stations are above ground. Extensions to the red and blue lines are currently under construction.
Metropolitanode Lisboa home page
Metro Lisboa railfan page by John Laidlar
Skyscraper City page
Oeiras Mini Metro (SATUO)
This is a small automated cable liner. Sometimes referred to locally as the monorail, it is neither a monorail nor a metro.
Metro Sul do Tejo
The Metro Sul do Tejo is an above ground light rail system with three lines, all of which combine into a "Y" shaped system of one trunk line with two branches. It opened in 2007 and serves the Almadas area of.
Official Home Page
Luso MTS page
Metro-like services in Lisbon include the 17 station Cascais commuter line, which uses mtro-like rolling stock and plys the surface for 26 km between Lisbon and the coastal resort citioes of Cascais and Estoril.
More info on the Lisbon systemhere
Underground Art on the Lisbon Metro
|Lisbon ML7 Rolling Stock
||ML79 Rolling Stock
||ML 90 Rolling Stock
|| ML 95 Rolling Stock
Photos taken from Official
from the official website
Alvarro's Lisboa Metro
A 24.7 km surface running "light metro" - Metro Ligiero de Superficie - is in the planning stages and is expected to serve the city in a ring-like configuration.
A 27.5 km, 4 line light rail system
is in the works for Lisbon. Construction on the
Metro do Sul do Tejo (The South of the Tagus Metro) began in
Currently, tram line 15
is Lisbon's only LRT. Lisbon's 5 tram lines are operated
Lisbon tramways slide show
Sightseeing with Lisbon's trams
Metro photo courtesy
The following photos, taken in 2002, are courtesy of Javier Martínez Cuevas