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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Trams in Riga, Latvia
by Valdas Travel Video - 16

Latvia Riga Trams

The Riga tramway is the tramway network for the city of Riga in Latvia. The tram system is operated by the Rīgas Satiksme.

The tramway started in 1882, with a horsecar service. Electric trams were introduced in 1901.



The Riga tram network is operated by 231 trams and comprises 11 tram lines, with a total line length of approximately 122,94 km (76.391 mi) and a total route length of 99,52 km (61.8 mi).

Every day buses, trolleybuses and trams of the Rīgas Satiksme carry almost 0.5 million passengers.




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16 comments

  1. I would LOVE to one day travel to Latvia! Hopefully in the near future I can make this happen!

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  2. I visited Riga earlier this year and saw the trams - although I never actually used them. Maybe I should have!

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  3. Oh wow!! I haven't had the opportunity to travel overseas, but this looks like an amazing location!

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  4. It's nice to see trams around, they are a really useful mode of transport! It looks like you had fun checking them out and finding out the history of them.

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  5. Oh how fun...it looks like you had a blast. This is definitely a place worth visiting.

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  6. How cool. I wonder why we don't have them and do that here. Maybe the cost. It would be very interesting to see also ride.

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  7. The trams are so nice! Thanks so much for sharing your photos and videos. It will be so helpful for those planning a trip to Latvia.

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  8. I think taking the tram is a better way to see a city instead of walking around and less traffic.

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  9. Latvia looks like such a beautiful country! I actually love taking the tram here in Toronto, so this would be a great way to get around when I finally visit Latvia. :)

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  10. This looks like a beautiful place to visit. I would have enjoy a ride on the tram while catching the beauty of the city.

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  11. wow latvia looks so great. wikipedia level info here good stuff

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  12. This looks like it would be quite an amazing way to travel. I have never really experienced a tram before of any sort.

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  13. Never heard of this place but it looks like a great place to visit. Thanks for informing me!

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  14. Such a great way to get around and enjoy the place! I think this makes traveling easier for tourists and the locals alike.

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  15. What a fun experience. I love cities that have great public transport.

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  16. The trams look like a very interesting way to get around Latvia!

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