Solemn opening of a tram-line in St. Petersburg. Photo by Karl Bulla.Global Look Press
The first tram in St. Petersburg (then the capital of Russia) was put on the tracks on Sept.
By 1908, there were nine tram routes in the city. Soon, the
Currently, St. Petersburg has 39 tram routes and 280 km of tram lines: The fourth longest in the world.
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