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GB Dunfermline Queen Margaret station Tue 25-Jan-2000 BLN 867.106
GB (Tenterden Town -) Northiam - Bodiam (tourist trains; Kent & East Sussex Railway) Sun 02-Apr-2000 BLN 873.MR74
GB Okehampton - Meldon Viaduct (tourist trains; Dartmoor Railway) Thu 20-Apr-2000 BLN 872.278
GB London: Croydon trams: Croydon - New Addington: line 3 Wed 10-May-2000 BLN 875.396
GB London: Croydon trams: Croydon - Beckenham Jn: line 1 Tue 23-May-2000 BLN 875.396
GB Halifax - Brighouse - Deighton Sun 28-May-2000 BLN 875.414
GB London: South Acton - Brentford Mon 29-May-2000 BLN 875.399
GB London: Stratford (high level) - Hackney Wick Mon 29-May-2000 BLN 875.399
GB Sowerby Bridge - Brighouse - Mirfield Mon 29-May-2000 BLN 875.414
GB London: Croydon trams: Wimbledon - Croydon - Elmers End: line 2 Tue 30-May-2000 BLN 875.396
GB (Keith -) Drummuir - Dufftown (5km; tourist trains; Keith & Dufftown Railway) Sat 03-Jun-2000 BLN 876.MR115
GB Northern Ireland: Bushmills - Giant's Causeway (tourist trains; inauguration of part of line only) Mon 19-Jun-2000 R.0748, 1771
GB Manchester trams: Broadway - Eccles Fri 21-Jul-2000 BLN 879.545
GB (Caernarfon -) Dinas - Waunfawr (tourist trains; Welsh Highland Railway) Mon 07-Aug-2000 BLN 880.572
GB Wavertree Technology Park station Sun 13-Aug-2000 BLN 882.666
GB Lea Green station Sun 17-Sep-2000 BLN 883
GB Warwick Parkway station (inaugurated 25-Oct) Sun 08-Oct-2000 BLN 884.744, 887
GB Mountain Ash: new station 60m east of former one Mon 29-Jan-2001 BLN 891.73
GB St.Peter's station, Monkwearmouth (temporary opening till 15-Apr-2001) Sun 25-Feb-2001 BLN 897.312
GB Howwood: new station Mon 12-Mar-2001 BLN 894.209
GB Northern Ireland: (Belfast -) Bleach Green Jn - Antrim (first public train, diverted due to derailment) Fri 16-Mar-2001 R.1296
GB (Bronwydd Arms -) Llwyfan Cerrig - Danycoed (inaugural tourist train; Gwili Railway) Sun 01-Apr-2001 BLN 896.MR59
GB Northern Ireland: (Belfast -) Bleach Green Jn - Antrim (reopened for timetabled service) Sun 10-Jun-2001 R.1358
GB (Keith Jn -) Keith Town - Drummuir (- Dufftown) (tourist trains; Keith & Dufftown Railway) Sat 18-Aug-2001 BLN 906
GB Northern Ireland: (Belfast - Bleach Green Jn -) Mossley West station (- Antrim) Mon 15-Oct-2001 BLN 913
GB Cairn Gorm funicular: Day Lodge - Shieling - Ptarmigan (2km) Mon 24-Dec-2001 BLN 913.MR8
GB Northern Ireland: Bushmills - Giant's Causeway (tourist trains; first public trains on whole line) Sat 16-Mar-2002 R.2035
GB Norton Lakeside - Chasewater Heaths (tourist trains; Chasewater Railway) Sun 31-Mar-2002 BLN 920
GB Tyne & Wear Metro light rail: Pelaw - Sunderland - South Hylton (18km) Sun 31-Mar-2002 BLN 918
GB (Inverness -) Beauly station (- Muir of Ord) Mon 15-Apr-2002 BLN 920
GB (Aviemore -) Boat of Garten - Broomhill (tourist trains; Strathspey Railway; inaugurated 31-May) Sat 01-Jun-2002 BLN 913
GB Edinburgh Crossrail: Waverley - Brunstane - Newcraighall Mon 03-Jun-2002 BLN 924
GB Birmingham International station - BHX Airport: SkyRail cable-traction guideway Fri 07-Mar-2003 BLN 941
GB (Toddington -) Gotherington - Cheltenham Racecourse (tourist trains; inaugurated 07-Apr) Sat 12-Apr-2003 BLN 942
GB Shortlands diveunder: Ravensbourne Jn - Shortlands Jn Mon 14-Apr-2003 BLN 945
GB (London -) Prestonpans - Wallyford (- Edinburgh): new 1.8km alignment Mon 21-Apr-2003 BLN 945
GB (Eastleigh -) Chandlers Ford station (- Romsey) Sun 18-May-2003 BLN 944
GB (London St.Pancras -) Dore South Jn - Dore West Jn (- Manchester) Sun 18-May-2003 BLN 948
GB Gilfach Ddu - Llanberis (tourist trains; Llanberis Railway) Fri 06-Jun-2003 BLN 2003-MR141A
GB (Northallerton -) Leeming Bar - Leyburn (- Redmire) (tourist trains; Wensleydale Rly) Fri 04-Jul-2003 BLN 945
GB Waunfawr - Rhyd Ddu (at foot of Snowdon; 8km) (tourist trains; Welsh Highland Railway) Mon 18-Aug-2003 BLN 953
GB Bury Bolton St - Heywood (tourist trains; East Lancashire Railway; inaugurated 06-Sep) Sun 07-Sep-2003 BLN 953
GB (London Waterloo -) Fawkham Jn - Southfleet - Ashford International - CTRL/Eurotunnel boundary Sun 28-Sep-2003 BLN 956
GB Folkestone East - Folkestone Harbour (reopening for VSOE cruise train only) Sun 28-Sep-2003 BLN 956
GB Kidsgrove Jn - Crewe South Jn electrification (energised 17-Aug; available 24-Aug) Sun 28-Sep-2003 BLN 954
GB (Edinburgh - Haymarket -) Edinburgh Park station (- Linlithgow) Thu 04-Dec-2003 BLN 959, 2003-699
GB Chasewater Heaths - Chasetown Church St (tourist trains; Chasewater Railway) Sun 07-Mar-2004 www.chasewaterrailway.co.uk
GB Nottingham NET trams: city centre - Hucknall (14km) Tue 09-Mar-2004 BLN 953.474, www.thetram.net
GB (Eastgate -) Stanhope - Wolsingham (- Bishop Auckland) (tourist trains; Weardale Railway part 1) Sat 17-Jul-2004 www.weardale-railway.org.uk
GB (Epping -) North Weald - Ongar heritage trains Sun 10-Oct-2004 www.eorailway.co.uk
GB (Goole - Pontefract Monkhill -) Glasshoughton (- Castleford - Leeds) new station Mon 21-Feb-2005 Modern Railways Feb-2005
GB (Glasgow - Stepps -) Gartcosh station (- Greenfaulds - Cumbernauld) Mon 09-May-2005 www.spt.co.uk
GB Barry - Rhoose - Llantwit Major - Bridgend reopening Sun 12-Jun-2005 www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
GB (Duffield -) Wirksworth - Ravenstor (tourist trains; Wyvern Rail; 1km) Sat 03-Sep-2005 www.e-v-r.com
GB (Glasgow -) Maryhill - Kelvindale=Dawsholm - Anniesland (re-)opening (1.6km) (inaugurated 28-Sep) Mon 26-Sep-2005 www.spt.co.uk
GB (Grantham -) Allington triangle east to north curve (- Ancaster) (500m) Mon 03-Oct-2005 users.0800dial.com/themaunds/rail_chronology/Allington%20Jn.htm
GB London Docklands Light Railway: Canning Town - LCY=London City Airport - King George V (Woolwich) (inaugurated 06-Dec) Fri 02-Dec-2005 RGI Jun-2005, www.urbanrail.net, TUT 06-Dec-2005
GB Hamilton - Chatelherault - Merryton - Larkhall reopening (4.7km) (inaugurated 09-Dec) Sun 11-Dec-2005 www.spt.co.uk
GB Liverpool suburban: Liverpool South Parkway Interchange (upgrade of existing Allerton station and relocation/replacement of Garston station) (inaugurated 14-Jul) Sun 11-Jun-2006 www.merseytravel.gov.uk, RGI Aug-2006
GB (Rhyd Ddu - Pont Croesor -) Traeth Mawr - Pen-y-Mount Jn (- Porthmadog) (tourist trains: Welsh Highland Railway Porthmadog; inaugurated 23-Mar) Sun 01-Apr-2007 www.whr.co.uk, www.pontcroesor.co.uk
GB (Birmingham New Street -) Coleshill Parkway (- Nuneaton) new station Sun 19-Aug-2007 www.warwickshire.gov.uk/corporate/newsstor.nsf/PublicByCategories/ B7EC36B703FF635980257330004DE656
GB London St.Pancras - Stratford - Southfleet (- Ashford International - Dollands Moor) high speed Wed 14-Nov-2007 IRJ 14-Nov-2007, TR Jan-2008
GB London Docklands Light Railway: (All Saints -) Langdon Park station (- Devons Road - Stratford) (inaugurated 10-Dec) Sun 09-Dec-2007 www.tfl.gov.uk/dlr, www.urbanrail.net, private commn.
GB Cardiff - Newbridge (Gwent) - Ebbw Vale Parkway (- Ebbw Vale Town) reopening Wed 06-Feb-2008 en.wikipedia, www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
GB (Duffield - Shottle -) Idridgehay - Wirksworth (tourist trains; Wyvern Rail); maiden run Gorsey Bank - Wirksworth (1km) 24-Aug-2004 Sat 08-Mar-2008 www.e-v-r.com
GB (London Paddington -) Heathrow T123 - Heathrow T5 Thu 27-Mar-2008 www.heathrowexpress.com
GB (Mitcham Junction -) Mitcham Eastfields (- Streatham) new station Mon 02-Jun-2008 RGI 01-May-2008, en.wikipedia
GB Stirling - Alloa reopening (inaugurated 15-Jun) Thu 19-Jun-2008 www.transportscotland.gov.uk, en.wikipedia
GB (Loughborough -) Ratcliffe-on-Soar = East Midlands Parkway station (- Trent Jn) Mon 26-Jan-2009 en.wikipedia
GB Kettering - Corby (- Manton - Oakham) reopening Mon 23-Feb-2009 en.wikipedia
GB Rhyd Ddu - Beddgelert (- Hafod y Llyn - Porthmadog) (tourist trains; Welsh Highland Railway Caernarfon) (inaugurated 07-Apr) Wed 08-Apr-2009 www.whrsoc.org.uk
GB (Kettering -) Corby - Manton (- Oakham) reopening Mon 27-Apr-2009 en.wikipedia
GB (Rhyd Ddu -) Beddgelert - Nantmor - Hafod y Llyn (- Pont Croesor - Porthmadog) (tourist trains; Welsh Highland Railway Caernarfon) (inaugurated 21-May) Fri 22-May-2009 www.whrsoc.org.uk
GB London: Shoreditch - Dalston Junction/Kingsland: northern extension of East London Line (full service 23-May-2010) Tue 27-Apr-2010 IRJ 27-Apr-2010, RGI 27-Apr-2010; NB: southern extension New Cross Gate - Crystal Palace & West Croydon was over Network Rail tracks
GB Airdrie - Bathgate reopening Sun 12-Dec-2010 RGI 16-Dec-2010
GB (Rhyd Ddu - Beddgelert -) Hafod y Llyn - Pont Croesor - Traeth Mawr (- Pen-y-Mount Jn - Porthmadog) (tourist trains; Welsh Highland Railway Caernarfon/Porthmadog) (inaugurated 30-Oct-2010) Sun 09-Jan-2011 www.whrsoc.org.uk, www.whr.co.uk
GB Duffield - Shottle - Idridgehay (- Wirksworth) (tourist trains; Wyvern Rail; 13.6km when complete) (inaugurated 06-Apr) Fri 08-Apr-2011 www.e-v-r.com
GB (Shenfield - Rochford -) Southend airport (- Prittlewell - Southend Victoria) new station Mon 18-Jul-2011 en.wikipedia
GB London Docklands Light Railway: Canning Town - Stratford International (conversion from current North London Railway Line) Wed 31-Aug-2011 TUT 31-Aug-2011, RGI 31-Aug-2011, www.urbanrail.net
GB Buckshaw Parkway station (site of former station for Euxton Royal Ordnance Factory) Mon 03-Oct-2011 en.wikipedia
GB London Overground: Surrey Quays - Clapham Junction reopening Sun 09-Dec-2012 RGI 11-Dec-2012
GB Corkerhill Depot Junction - Paisley Canal electrification Mon 10-Dec-2012 www.networkrailmediacentre.co.uk/News-Releases/7231/New-all-electric-Paisley-Canal-line-arrives-on-time-for-passengers
GB Manchester Metrolink light rail: Manchester - Oldham - Shaw&Crompton - Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester - Oldham opened 13-Jun-2012; Oldham - Shaw&Crompton opened 16-Dec-2012) Thu 28-Feb-2013 RGI 13-Jun-2012, www.urbanrail.net
GB (Stratford-upon-Avon -) Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway (- Wilmcote) new station Sun 19-May-2013 RGI 21-May-2013
GB Manchester Metrolink light rail: Manchester - St Werburgh's Road - East Didsbury (Manchester - St Werburgh's Road opened 07-Jul-2011) Thu 23-May-2013 IRJ 23-May-2013, RGI 23-May-2013, www.urbanrail.net, en.wikipedia
GB Manchester Metrolink light rail: Manchester - Droylsden - Ashton-under-Lyne (Manchester - Droylsden opened 11-Feb-2013) Wed 09-Oct-2013 www.urbanrail.net
GB (Cardiff - Aber -) Energlyn & Churchill Park (- Llanbradach - Rhymney) new station Sun 08-Dec-2013 private commn.
GB (Manchester Piccadilly - Deansgate -) Castlefield Jn - Parkside Jn - Lowton Jn electrification Mon 30-Dec-2013 www.tpexpress.co.uk, en.wikipedia
GB Manchester Metrolink light rail: Rochdale Railway Station - Town Centre Sun 31-Mar-2014 www.urbanrail.net
GB (Pant -) Dol-y-Gaer loop - Torpantau (tourist trains: Brecon Mountain Railway) (Apr-2002 track completed) Mon 01-Apr-2014 www.breconmountainrailway.co.uk
GB (Middlesbrough -) James Cook University Hospital (- Marton - Battersby) new station Sun 18-May-2014 private commn.
GB Springburn - Cumbernauld electrification Mon 19-May-2014 RGI 19-May-2014
GB Edinburgh tram: Edinburgh Airport - York Place Sat 31-May-2014 private commn.
GB (Cardiff Central -) Pye Corner (- Rogerstone - Ebbw Vale Parkway) new station Sun 14-Dec-2014 en.wikipedia
IE Dublin DART: Bray - Greystones limited electric service Mon 10-Apr-2000 R.1093
IE Dublin DART: Howth Jn - Malahide limited electric service Mon 09-Oct-2000 R.1038
IE Dublin DART: Grand Canal Dock station Mon 22-Jan-2001 R.1187
IE (Dublin Heuston - Kildare - Cherryville Jn -) Monasterevin (- Portarlington) Mon 22-Oct-2001 R.1687
IE Dublin Heuston: new platform 10 on Glasnevin Jn - Islandbridge Jn line Fri 19-Apr-2002 R.2347
IE (Waterford -) Carriganore - Kilmeadan (914mm-gauge tourist trains; Waterford & Suir Valley Rly) Sat 03-Aug-2002 R.2351
IE Listowel - Ballybunion Road Crossing (0.5km replica Lartigue monorail) Thu 17-Jul-2003 R.3231
IE Dublin Luas light rail: St.Stephen's Green - Sandyford Wed 30-Jun-2004 R.3886
IE Limerick Jn - Tipperary - Cahir - Clonmel - Carrick-on-Suir - Waterford: reopening following derailmant damage (inaugurated 23-Sep) Fri 24-Sep-2004 R.3996
IE Dublin Luas light rail: Connolly station - Abbey St - Tallaght Tue 28-Sep-2004 R.3969
IE Dublin: (Howth Jn -) Clontarf Rd - Spencer Dock=Docklands via East Wall Mon 12-Mar-2007 RGI Apr-2007
IE (Dublin Heuston - Clondalkin -) Adamstown (- Hazelhatch) new station (inaugurated 16-Apr) Tue 10-Apr-2007 RGI May-2007
IE (Cork -) Glounthaune - Midleton reopening (inaugurated 30-Jul) Fri 31-Jul-2009 RGI 04-Aug-2009, www.irishrail.ie
IE (Sligo - Collooney - Claremorris - Tuam -) Athenry - Ennis (- Limerick) (delayed) Tue 30-Mar-2010 RGI 31-Mar-2010
IE Clonsilla - Dunboyne - Pace=M3 Parkway Station (- Navan) reopening Fri 03-Sep-2010 RGI 03-Sep-2010
IE (Clonsilla -) Hansfield (- Dunboyne) new station Fri 28-Jun-2013 private commn.
IE (Athenry -) Oranmore (- Galway Ceannnt) station reopening Sun 28-Jul-2013 en.wikipedia
FR Hettange-Grande station Sat 29-Jan-2000 R.0619
FR Poitiers Futuroscope station Sun 28-May-2000 R.0809
FR Montpellier trams: Mosson - Odysseum (inaugurated 30-Jun) Sat 01-Jul-2000 R.0776
FR Plouaret-Trégor - Lannion electrification (inaugurated 17-Jul) Sat 01-Jul-2000 R.0930
FR Nantes trams: Bellevue - St.Herblain-François Mitterrand: (5.3km inaugurated 28-Aug) Sat 02-Sep-2000 R.0934
FR Nantes trams: Commerce - Plaisance: line 3 (4.2km; inaugurated 28-Aug) Sat 02-Sep-2000 R.0934
FR Lyon métro: Jean Macé - Stade de Gerland: line B (2.4km) Mon 04-Sep-2000 R.0935
FR Strasbourg trams: (Elsau -) République - Esplanade: (line C inaugurated 01-Sep) Mon 04-Sep-2000 R.0933
FR Strasbourg trams: Elsau - République - Hoenheim Gare: (line B inaugurated 01-Sep) Mon 04-Sep-2000 R.0933
FR Lille VAL métro: Tourcoing - Centre Hospitalier Dron (3.5km) (inaugurated 27-Oct) Sat 28-Oct-2000 R.1129
FR Orléans trams: Fleury Les Aubrais-Jules Verne - Hôpital de la Source: (inaugurated 20-Nov) Mon 27-Nov-2000 R.1098
FR Paris RER: Bibliothèque François Mitterrand station (RER C interchange to métro line 14) Sun 03-Dec-2000 R.1188
FR Lyon trams: Perrache - Bron - St.Priest-Porte des Alpes 1: line 2 (10km) Tue 02-Jan-2001 R.1167
FR Lyon trams: Perrache - Part-Dieu - La Doua Feyssine IUT: line 1 (8.7km) Tue 02-Jan-2001 R.1167
FR Nancy rail-guided trolleybus: Essey - Brabois (closed Mar-01 after accidents, reopened 13-Mar-02) Sun 11-Feb-2001 R.1273, 2127
FR Marseille: Tunnel de Lajout chord avoiding La Joliette (passenger service & date doubtful) Sun 29-Apr-2001 R.1627, 1658
FR Grenoble trams: Palais de Justice - Europole-Cité Internationale: line B Wed 02-May-2001 R.1546
FR (Lyon -) St.Marcel-lès-Valence - Avignon Triangle Les Angles: LGV Sun 10-Jun-2001 R.1545
FR Avignon Triangle Les Angles - Redessan (- Nîmes): LGV Sun 10-Jun-2001 R.1545
FR Avignon Triangle Les Angles - St.Louis-lès-Aygalades (- Marseille): LGV Sun 10-Jun-2001 R.1545
FR (Gardanne -) Brignoles - Carnoules (tourist trains) Sun 19-Aug-2001 R.1722
FR (Cheval Blanc -) Pertuis - Meyrargues (- Aix-en-Provence) Mon 03-Sep-2001 R.1611, 1626
FR Nancy rail-guided trolleybus: Essey - Brabois reopening (opened 11-Feb-01; closed Mar-01) Wed 13-Mar-2002 R.1273, 2127
FR Rennes VAL métro: first line (8.5km); inaugurated 15-Mar Sat 16-Mar-2002 R.2067
FR Paris RER: line C: St-Ouen-l'Aumône-Liesse station Sun 24-Mar-2002 cheminet.free.fr
FR (Fond-de-Gras - Dhoil -) Lasauvage [LU] - Saulnes [FR]: 700mm-gauge tourist trains Fri 12-Apr-2002 R.2606
FR (Dunières -) Tence - St.Agrève (reopening for tourist trains) Sun 14-Jul-2002 R.2861
FR Évian-les-Bains - Neuvecelle funicular Sat 20-Jul-2002 R.2275A
FR (Rivesaltes -) Lapradelle-Puilaurens - Axat: tourist trains Sat 28-Sep-2002 R.2552
FR Caen rail-guided trolleybuses: Hérouville - Ifs (16km) Fri 15-Nov-2002 R.2548
FR (Argent - Gièvres -) Luçay-le-Mâle - Ecueillé (- Argy - Le Blanc): SABA tourist trains (formal inaugurated 24-Aug) Mon 14-Jul-2003 R.3306, 3483
FR Lyon trams: St.Priest-Porte-des-Alpes 1 - St.Priest-Bel-Air Mon 27-Oct-2003 R.3485
FR Paris métro: Madeleine - Gare St.Lazare (line 14, Météor) Mon 01-Dec-2003 R.3449
FR Paris trams: (St.Denis -) Bobigny - Noisy-le-Sec; line T1 Sun 14-Dec-2003 R.3450
FR Toulouse VAL metro: (Basso-Combo - Marengo-SNCF -) Jolimont - La Roseraie - Argoulets - Balma Gramont Sat 20-Dec-2003 R.3545
FR Bordeaux trams: line A (Mériadeck - Lormon-Hôpital/Cenon-La Morlette) Sun 21-Dec-2003 R.3510
FR Monaco-Monte Carlo - Monte-Carlo Country-Club (- Menton SNCF - Ventimiglia FS) reopening Sat 21-Feb-2004 R.3599, 3622
FR Nantes trams: (Hotel-Dieu -) Plaisance - Sillon de Bretagne: line 3 (2.1km) Mon 05-Apr-2004 R.4049
FR Bordeaux trams: section of line C (Quinconces - Gare Saint-Jean) Sat 24-Apr-2004 R.3789
FR Nérac - Mézin: Train Touristique de l'Albret (TTA); formal inauguration 24-Apr Tue 27-Apr-2004 R.4028
FR Bordeaux trams: section of line B (Quinconces - Saint-Nicolas) Sat 15-May-2004 R.3789
FR Bordeaux trams: St.Nicolas - Talence Universitaire (line B) Sat 03-Jul-2004 R.4147
FR (Sembadel -) Craponne-sur-Arzon - Estivareilles (tourist trains) Sun 08-Aug-2004 R.4001
FR Barbentane - Rognonas - Châteaurenard-de-Provence (- Plan-d'Orgon) (tourist trains) Sun 19-Sep-2004 R.4002
FR Paris: St.Germain-en-Laye (Grande Ceinture) - Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche-Forêt-de-Marly - Noisy-le-Roi, reopening of section of Grande Ceinture Ouest Sun 12-Dec-2004 R.3997; www.sncf.com
FR (Arles -) St. Martin de Crau (- Miramas) station re-opening Sun 12-Dec-2004 TR Sep-2005, Conférence de presse des Présidents de Régions (La Rochelle 25-Aug-2005)
FR Cannes - Ranguin - Grasse reopening (inaugurated 21-Mar) Sun 27-Mar-2005 R.4053; La Vie du Rail 30-Mar-2005, TR May-2005
FR Blainville - Épinal - Remiremont electrification (12-Jun-2005 for freight) (inaugurated 18-Jul) Sun 03-Jul-2005 TR Jul-2005
FR Lunéville - St.Dié electrification (12-Jun-2005 for freight) Sun 03-Jul-2005 TR Jul-2005
FR Sembadel - Craponne-sur-Arzon (- Estivareilles) tourist trains Thu 14-Jul-2005 R.4001, 4051; www.cheminferhautforez.com
FR Nantes trams: (Orvault Grand Val -) Trocardière - La Neustrie: line 2 (2.2km) Mon 29-Aug-2005 TR Jan-2006, www.tan.fr
FR Lyon trams: line 1 extension Perrache - Montrochet (- Musée de Confluences) (2.2km total) Thu 15-Sep-2005 www.tcl.fr, TR Dec-2005
FR Rennes - St. Malo electrification (inaugurated 08-Dec) Sun 11-Dec-2005 TR Feb-2006, www.rff.fr
FR St.Étienne-Châteaucreux - St.Étienne-Bellevue - Firminy (- Le Puy) electrification (inaugurated 05-Dec) Sun 11-Dec-2005 R.3509; www.rff.fr, TR Feb-2006
FR Grenoble trams: line B eastward extension to Gières Mon 20-Mar-2006 Le Rail Apr-2006, www.smtc-grenoble.org, RGI Jul-2006, TR Oct-2006
FR Mulhouse trams: first two lines (inaugurated 20-May) Sat 13-May-2006 R.0851; TUT 08-May-2006, RGI Jun-2006, TR Jul-2006
FR Grenoble trams: new line C: Seyssins - Chavet - Condillac Sat 20-May-2006 TUT Mar-2003, TR Apr-2006, www.smtc-grenoble.org
FR Valenciennes trams: Dutemple - Anzin - Gare - Université (first line, 9.5km) (inaugurated 16-Jun; free service 01+02-Jul) Mon 03-Jul-2006 RGI Jul-2006, TR Aug-2006
FR Mulhouse [FR] - Neuenburg [DE] - Müllheim reopening for Sunday-only service Sun 09-Jul-2006 TR Sep-2006, www.scnf.com
FR Le Tréport funicular reopening Mon 28-Aug-2006 TR Dec-2006
FR St Etienne trams: Châteaucreux SNCF - Place du Peuple (inaugurated 09-Oct) Fri 06-Oct-2006 RGI Nov-2006, TR Feb-2007, www.stas.tm.fr
FR Paris trams: Aulnay-sous-Bois - Bondy: conversion from SNCF branch Sun 19-Nov-2006 R.3451; TUT 20-Nov-2006, IRG Dec-2006, TR Jan-2007
FR Lyon light rail: Ligne de l'Est de l'Agglomération (LEA), Part-Dieu - Meyzieu (14.5km) Mon 04-Dec-2006 TUT 07-Dec-2007, RGI Jan-2007, TR Feb-2007, www.sytral.fr
FR (Belfort -) Delle SNCF - Boncourt SBB reopening (inaugurated 08-Dec) Sun 10-Dec-2006 R.2550; TR Feb-2007
FR Saint-Germain-des-Fossés: south-to-east avoiding curve (inaugurated 01-Dec) Sun 10-Dec-2006 R.4025; TR Feb-2007, www.rff.fr
FR Lison - St. Lô electrification Sun 10-Dec-2006 TR Aug-2006, www.ter-sncf.com/Basse_normandie
FR Montpellier trams: Jacou - Gare SNCF - St.Jean-de-Védas SNCF: line 2 (19km) Sat 16-Dec-2006 TR Apr-2006, www.montpellier-agglo.com/tam
FR Paris trams: Pont du Garigliano/Boulevard Victor - Porte d'Ivry (T3 phase 1) Sat 16-Dec-2006 TUT 16-Dec-2006, IRJ 19-Dec-2006, RGI Jan-2007
FR Paris CDG airport: Automated People Mover (4.3km) Wed 04-Apr-2007 RGI May-2007, TR Jun-2007
FR (Paris-Est -) Vaires - Baudrecourt (- Strasbourg): Ligne à Grande Vitesse Est Sun 10-Jun-2007 TR Aug-2007, www.lgv-est.com, www.sncf.com
FR Reims - Champagne-Ardennes-TGV Sun 10-Jun-2007 TR Jun-2007, www.sncf.com
FR (Metz - Thionville -) Apach [FR] - Perl [DE] (- Trier) reopening, weekend-only Sun 10-Jun-2007 www.bahn.de, www.der-takt.de
FR Paris métro: Bibliothèque-François-Mitterrand - Tolbiac-Olympiades Tue 26-Jun-2007 www.urbanrail.net
FR Toulouse VAL metro: north-south line B (16km) Sat 30-Jun-2007 RGI Dec-2006, www.tisseo.fr, www.urbanrail.net
FR Marseille trams: Les Caillols (La Joliette) - Blancarde Chave (- Noailles) & Blancarde Foch - Euroméditerranée Gantès Sat 30-Jun-2007 IRJ 03-Jul-2007, TR Sep-2007, www.le-tram.fr
FR Strasbourg trams: Rond-Point de l'Esplanade - Neudorf - Neuhof (line C extension) Sat 25-Aug-2007 www.cts-strasbourg.fr, TR Jan-2008
FR (La Rochelle-Ville -) Angoulins-sur-Mer (- Châtelaillon -) St-Laurent-Fouras (- Rochefort) reopened stations (inauguration date quoted; actual opening may have been 26-Aug-2007) Fri 05-Oct-2007 TR May-2008, www.poitou-charentes.fr/upload/dossiers/2007-10-05-segolene-royal_larochelle-rochefort4706578ee2e3c.pdf
FR Strasbourg trams: Étoile Polygone - Neudorf Landsberg (25-Aug-2007) and Wacken - Orangerie=Robertsau Boecklin (new sections for new line E) Fri 23-Nov-2007 www.cts-strasbourg.fr
FR Nice trams: new tramway (line 1, 8.7km) Sat 24-Nov-2007 R.3655; TUT 26-Nov-2007, TR Jan-2008
FR Strasbourg trams: Elsau - Ostwald - Lingolsheim (line B extension) (to Ostwald 30-Jan-2008) Fri 23-May-2008 www.trams-in-france.net
FR Paris metro line 13: Gabriel Péri - Asnières-Gennevilliers Les Courtilles Sat 14-Jun-2008 TR Sep-2008, www.urbanrail.net
FR Tours - Vierzon electrification Fri 11-Jul-2008 TR Sep-2008
FR (La Rochelle-Ville -) Aytré-Plage (- Rochefort) reopened station Sun 31-Aug-2008 TR Jul-2008, www.ter-sncf.com
FR Bordeaux trams: extensions of line A (27-Feb-2007, 21-Jun-2007, 31-May-2008), B (29-May-2007, 23-Jul-2007, 20-Oct-2008) and C (19-Nov-2007, 27-Feb-2008), totalling 21,7km Mon 20-Oct-2008 R.3510; www.trams-in-france.net, fr.wikipedia
FR La Rochelle-Ville - La Rochelle Porte Dauphine Sun 14-Dec-2008 TR Apr-2009
FR Nantes - La Roche-sur-Yon - Les Sables-d'Olonne electrification Sun 14-Dec-2008 TR Feb-2009
FR Entzheim-Aéroport new station Sun 14-Dec-2008 www.trains-en-voyage.com forum
FR Vitrolles Aéroport Marseille Provence new station Sun 14-Dec-2008 www.club-presse-provence.com/index_presse.php?p=article&article=869
FR Lyon trams: Line 4 Jet d'Eau - Gare de Vénissieux - Hôpital Feyzin Mon 20-Apr-2009 TUT 22-Apr-2009, IRJ 24-Apr-2009, TR Jul-2009
FR Ste-Cécile d'Andorge - St-Julien-des-Points reopening (tourist railway, 40cm) (inaugurated 24-Jul) Sun 26-Jul-2009 Voie Etroite Oct/Nov-2009, centenairecfd.free.fr
FR Paris trams: Issy-Val-de-Seine - Porte de Versailles (line T2 eastward extension) Sat 21-Nov-2009 R.3253; RGI 23-Nov-2009, TR Jan-2010
FR (Lyon Perrache -) Lyon Jean Macé (- Lyon Part-Dieu) new station (inaugurated 08-Dec) Sun 13-Dec-2009 TR Feb-2010
FR Marseille métro: La Timone - Marseille-Blancarde SNCF - Louis-Armand - Saint Barnabé - La Fourragère Thu 06-May-2010 TR Jul-2010, www.urbanrail.net
FR Lyon light rail: (Part-Dieu -) Meyzieu - Saint-Exupéry airport Mon 09-Aug-2010 RGi 08-Sep-2010, TR Oct-2010
FR La Cluse - Bellegarde reopening; Bourg-en-Bresse - La Cluse - Bellegarde electrification (inaugurated 30-Nov) Sun 12-Dec-2010 R.1298, 4050; RGI 02-Dec-2010, TR Feb-2011
FR Boulogne - Rang-de-Fliers electrification Sun 12-Dec-2010 TR Dec-2010
FR Perpignan - Figueres (- Barcelona) hsl (inaugurated 27-Jan-2011) Sun 19-Dec-2010 R.4114; en.wikipedia
FR Paris métro line 8: Creteil Préfecture - Créteil Pointe du Lac Sat 08-Oct-2011 RGI 21-Nov-2011, TR Dec-2011, www.urbanrail.net
FR Bourges - Saincaize electrification (inaugurated 09-Dec-2011) Sun 11-Dec-2011 TR Mar-2012
FR TGV Rhin-Rhône: Villers-les-Pots - Petit-Croix (inaugurated 08-Sep-2011) Sun 11-Dec-2011 RGI 12-Dec-2011, TR Feb-2012
FR Montpellier trams: Juvignac - Mosson - Celleneuve - Pérols: line 3 Sat 07-Apr-2012 RGI 12-Apr-2012
FR Puy de Dôme rack railway (preliminary opening 26-May-2012) Sun 17-Jun-2012 TR Jul-2012, fr.wikipedia
FR Orléans trams: La Chapelle-St.Mesmin - St Jean de Braye Sat 30-Jun-2012 RGI 10-Jul-2012, TR Aug-2012, www.urbanrail.net
FR Lyon St Paul - Sain Bel electrification Sat 22-Sep-2012 RGI 25-Sep-2012
FR Mulhouse (or Lutterbach) chord (inaugurated 25-Sep-2012) Sun 09-Dec-2012 TR Aug-2012, fr.wikipedia
FR Paris métro line 4: Porte d'Orléans - Montrouge (- Bagneux) Sat 23-Mar-2013 IRJ 25-Mar-2013, RGI 25-Mar-2013, TR Jun-2013, www.urbanrail.net
FR Nîmes: north-to-west curve avoiding reversal in Courbessac yard (inaugurated 11-Apr) Mon 25-Mar-2013 TR Mar-2013, sncf.com
FR Paris trams: Villejuif-Louis Aragon - Orly-Rungis - Athis-Mons (- Juvisy) (11km) Sat 16-Nov-2013 RGI 18-Nov-2013, IRJ 18-Nov-2013, TUT 26-Nov-2013, TR Jan-2014, urbanrail.net
FR Avignon - Avignon-TGV (inaugurated 27-Jan-2014) Sun 15-Dec-2013 R.2814; sncf.com, IRJ 31-Jan-2014, TR Feb-2014
FR (Le Vert de Maisons -) Créteil-Pompadour (- Villeneuve-Triage) new station Sun 15-Dec-2013 fr.wikipedia
FR Montmélian - Gières Universités (- Grenoble) electrification Sun 15-Dec-2013 TD Feb-2014, fr.wikipedia
FR (Marseille St.Charles -) Arenc-Euroméditerranée (- L'Estaque) new halt Mon 03-Feb-2014 TR Apr-2014
FR Moirans - St.Marcel-lès-Valence electrification (inaugurated 22-Feb) Sat15-Feb-2014 TD Feb-2014, fr.wikipedia
FR Nantes - Châteaubriant reopening, as tram-train Fri 28-Feb-2014 RGI 17-Feb-2014, IRJ 28-Feb-2014, TR Apr-2014
BE Gent trams: Gent-Sint-Pieters - Zwijnaardebrug Sun 28-May-2000 R.0777
BE Rivage - Trois-Ponts electrification Sun 28-May-2000 R.0813
BE (Zwankendamme -) Zeebrugge-Vorming - Zeebrugge Strand new station Sun 10-Jun-2001 R.1399
BE Antwerpen trams: Linkeroever - Zwijndrecht (line 3 extension) Fri 15-Feb-2002 R.2070
BE Antwerpen trams: Merksem - Keizershoek: line 3 (1.5km) Sun 01-Sep-2002 R.2791
BE Dinant - Bertrix - Virton - Athus electrification (but passenger trains remain diesel) Tue 19-Nov-2002 R.2680
BE (Bruxelles=Brussel -) Leuven - Ans (- Liège) high-speed line (inaugurated 10-Dec) Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2679
BE Bruxelles=Brussel métro line 1B: Bizet - Erasme Mon 15-Sep-2003 R.3234
BE Gent trams: Gent-Sint-Pieters - Flanders Expo (line 1; 5km). Phase 1: Upto Maalte Wed 01-Sep-2004 R.4003
BE (Antwerpen - Hemiksem -) Schelle (- Niel - Puurs) station reopened Mon 13-Dec-2004 www.b-rail.be
BE Gent trams: Gent-Sint-Pieters - Flanders Expo (line 1; 5km). Phase 2: Maalte - Expo (inaugurated 11-Apr) Fri 15-Apr-2005 R.4003; www.delijn.be
BE Nossegem: east-to-north curve on to airport branch Sun 11-Dec-2005 R.1400, 3654; TR Apr-2005, TR Jan-2006, www.b-rail.be
BE Bruxelles=Brussel trams: new double track: Sq. J. de Trooz Sq. - Quai des Usines/Werkhuizenkaai - Pont van Praet-brug, 1.5km Mon 06-Mar-2006 www.stib.irisnet.be, TR May-2006
BE Bruxelles=Brussel metro: Clemenceau - Delacroix (- Beekkant) (650m) Mon 04-Sep-2006 www.urbanrail.net, www.stib.irisnet.be
BE Bruxelles=Brussel trams: Wiener - Herrmann-Debroux line 94 extension (2km) Mon 04-Sep-2006 www.stib.irisnet.be
BE (Brussel=Bruxelles -) Herent - Wezemaal (- Aarschot - Hasselt): Leuven avoiding curve Mon 11-Dec-2006 R.3688; RGI Sep-2006, TR Sep-2006
BE Arlon - Autelbas - Athus [BE] (- Rodange [LU]), and Virton - Halanzy - Aubange - Athus by-pass [BE] (- Rodange [LU]) (without Aubange - Athus chord) (Autelbas, Halanzy and Aubange stations opened 14-May-2007): freight lines (re-)opened to passenger services Mon 11-Dec-2006 R.3454, 3488; RGI Sep-2006, TR Sep-2006, TR Feb-2007, TR Jun-2007
BE Antwerpen city tunnel: Berchem - Centraal - Luchtbal (inaugurated 23-Mar) Mon 26-Mar-2007 TR May-2007
BE (Gent Dampoort - Wondelgem -) Evergem (- Sleidinge - Eeklo) station reopening Sun 10-Jun-2007 www.b-rail.be
BE (Welkenraedt -) Hergenrath (- Aachen Hbf) new station Sun 09-Dec-2007 TR Feb-2008
BE (Boondaal -) Diesdelle=Vivier d'Oie (- Sint-Job) new station Mon 10-Dec-2007 TR Feb-2008
BE (Lokeren - ) Beervelde (- Gentbrugge) station reopening Mon 15-Dec-2008 TR Feb-2009
BE Bruxelles=Brussel metro: Delacroix - Gare de l'Ouest=Weststation - Beekkant Sat 04-Apr-2009 TR May-2009, www.urbanrail.net
BE Liège - Chênée - Soumagne - Walhorn SNCB (- Aachen): high-speed line (inaugurated 12-Jun) Sun 14-Jun-2009 RGI 15-Jun-2009, TR Aug-2009
BE Antwerpen Centraal - Noorderkempen NMBS (- Breda-Prinsenbeek NS): high-speed line Mon 15-Jun-2009 R.2280; TR Aug-2009
BE (Antwerpen -) Noorderkempen NMBS - Breda [south junction] NS (- Rotterdam): high-speed line Sun 13-Dec-2009 R.2280; RGI 14-Dec-2009
BE Brussel=Bruxelles RER: Y Pannenhuis - Simonis - Brussel-West/Bruxelles-Ouest - Y Cureghem Mon 14-Dec-2009 R.2909; nl.wikipedia
BE (Zaventem/Nossegem -) BRU aéroport/luchthaven - Machelen jn - Mechelen (- Antwerpen) (inaugurated 07-Jun) Sun 10-Jun-2012 RGI 07-Jun-2012, IRJ 08-Jun-2012, TR Jul-2012
BE Neerpelt - Hamont reopening (inaugurated 06-Apr) Mon 07-Apr-2014 TR Jun-2014
LU Pétange CFL goods-yard - Eucosider siding - Pétange AMTF: through excursion trains Sun 22-Jul-2001 R.1521
LU Rumelange mining-museum: 4.2km tourist line Sun 31-Mar-2002 R.2817
LU (Fond-de-Gras - Dhoil -) Lasauvage [LU] - Saulnes [FR]: 700mm-gauge tourist trains Fri 12-Apr-2002 R.2606
LU Bettembourg - Dudelange-Usines - Volmerange-les-Mines Mon 15-Dec-2003 R.3489, 3550
LU Noertzange - Thionville [FR] (Bettembourg avoiding curve) Mon 14-Dec-2009 TR Dec-2009, www.cfl.lu
NL Simpelveld - Bocholtz [NL] - Vetschau [DE] (ZLSM tourist trains) Thu 13-Apr-2000 R.1141
NL Utrecht sneltram light rail: Achterveld - IJsselstein-Zuid (inaugurated 30-Jun) Sun 02-Jul-2000 R.0854
NL Den Haag trams: Grote Marktstraat reopening Sat 18-Nov-2000 R.1140
NL Houten - Houten-Castellum: light rail (1.9km) Mon 08-Jan-2001 R.1168
NL Enschede - Glanerbrug NS - Gronau (Westfalen) DB (inaugurated 16-Nov) Sun 18-Nov-2001 R.1842
NL Amsterdam trams: line 1 extension to De Aker Sat 08-Dec-2001 R.1838
NL Den Haag trams: line 15 to Nootdorp Centrum (inaugurated 12-Jan) Wed 02-Jan-2002 R.2279
NL (Groningen -) Nieuweschans NS - Weener DB - Leer reopening Sun 16-Jun-2002 R.2287
NL (Elst -) Nijmegen-Lent station (- Nijmegen) Mon 15-Jul-2002 R.2285
NL Eindhoven - Boxtel: quadrupling Wed 17-Jul-2002 R.2820
NL Amsterdam - Utrecht: new alignment at Breukelen Mon 16-Sep-2002 R.2454
NL Rotterdam metro: Marconiplein - Schiedam Centrum - Tussenwater (inaugurated 02-Nov) Mon 04-Nov-2002 R.2553
NL Amsterdam tram: Stadionplein - Gustav Mahlerlaan Sat 08-Nov-2003 R.3425
NL Amsterdam Lelylaan - Zaandam: Hemboog line avoiding Sloterdijk Sun 14-Dec-2003 R.3491, 3922
NL (Hilversum -) Naarden-Bussum - Almere Muziekwijk: Gooiboog line avoiding Weesp Sun 14-Dec-2003 R.3491, 3923
NL (Groningen -) Groningen Noord - Sauwerd (- Delfzijl / Roodeschool / Eemshaven) track doubling Sun 14-Dec-2003 R.3623
NL Rotterdam - Barendrecht - Dordrecht quadrupling Sun 14-Dec-2003 R.3624
NL Rotterdam trams: line 2 and 23 extension Mon 01-Mar-2004 R.3625
NL Amsterdam trams: line 10 extension Mon 03-May-2004 R.3792
NL Amsterdam light rail: Amstelveen - Westwijk sneltram 51 extension (1.8km) Mon 13-Sep-2004 R.3980
NL Den Haag trams: Grote Marktstraat city-centre tunnel Sat 16-Oct-2004 R.4055
NL Rotterdam trams: Carnisselande (line 25) Mon 25-Oct-2004 R.4056
NL (Almere Buiten -) Almere Oostvaarders (- Lelystad Centrum) new station Sun 12-Dec-2004 R.2864; www.ns.nl
NL Amsterdam trams: line 26: Centraal station - IJburg (8.5km) (inaugurated 28-May) Mon 30-May-2005 R.3891; www.gvb.nl
NL Rotterdam metro: De Tochten - Nesselande Mon 29-Aug-2005 www.urbanrail.net
NL Rotterdam trams: Schiedam - Vlaardingenlijn. Phase 1: To Vlaardingen Holy, except Schiedam Centrum station loop, except Spaland extension Mon 31-Oct-2005 TR May-2005, www.ret-rotterdam.nl
NL (Voorburg -) Den Haag Ypenburg (- Zoetermeer), (Arnhem -) Arnhem Zuid (- Elst) new stations Sun 11-Dec-2005 TR Feb-2006, www.ns.nl
NL (Schiphol -) Amsterdam RAI - Bijlmer (- Utrecht): Utrechtboog line avoiding Duivendrecht (inaugurated 11-Mar) Sun 12-Mar-2006 R.2454; www.ns.nl, TR May-2006
NL (Amersfoort Schothorst -) Amersfoort Vathorst (- Nijkerk) new station (inaugurated 27-May) Sun 28-May-2006 TR May-2005, private commn.
NL Randstadrail: Den Haag - Zoetermeer and Rotterdam ex-Hofplein rail to light rail/metro conversion, including new branch Seghwaert - Javalaan (Oosterheem) (quoted date refers to Oosterheem branch; other parts opened 10-Sep, 11+12-Nov-2006, 12-Feb, 03-Sep, 08-Oct and 27-Oct-2007) Sun 29-Oct-2006 R.3723, 3953; www.randstadrail.nl, www.urbanrail.net, IRJ 25-Oct-2007
NL (Apeldoorn -) Apeldoorn Osseveld (-) Twello (- Deventer), (Apeldoorn -) Apeldoorn De Maten (- Klarenbeek -) Empe/Voorst (- Zutphen): new stations Sun 10-Dec-2006 TR May-2006, www.ns.nl
NL (Arnhem - Doetinchem -) Gaanderen (- Terborg - Winterswijk): new station Sun 10-Dec-2006 www.syntus.nl
NL (Eindhoven -) Helmond Brandevoort (- Helmond 't Hout - Helmond): new station Sun 10-Dec-2006 www.ns.nl
NL (Geldermalsen -) Tiel Passewaaij (- Tiel): new station Mon 16-Apr-2007 wikipedia
NL (Utrecht -) Utrecht Zuilen (- Maarssen): new station Sun 10-Jun-2007 www.ns.nl
NL (Groningen -) Euroborg/Europapark (- Kropswolde) new halt Mon 01-Oct-2007 RTV-Noord 01-Oct-2007
NL (Zaandam Kogerveld -) Purmerend Weidevenne (- Purmerend) new station Sun 09-Dec-2007 www.ns.nl
NL (Heerlen -) Heerlen-Kissel (- Landgraaf -) Eygelshoven-Markt [NL] (- Herzogenrath [DE]) new stations Sun 09-Dec-2007 www.avv.de, www.ns.nl
NL Rotterdam trams: Schiedam - Vlaardingenlijn. Phase 2: Schiedam Centrum station loop Mon 18-Aug-2008 TR Sep-2008
NL (Amsterdam Lelylaan -) Amsterdam Sloterdijk-Hemboog (- Zaandam) new halt, part of Amsterdam Sloterdijk station Sun 14-Dec-2008 TR Feb-2009
NL (Amsterdam Bijlmer -) Amsterdam Holendrecht (- Abcoude) new station Sun 14-Dec-2008 TR Feb-2009
NL (Nijmegen Heijendaal -) Mook Molenhoek (- Cuijk) new halt Wed 06-May-2009 www.veolia-transport.nl
NL (Amsterdam -) Schiphol - Rotterdam: high-speed line Mon 07-Sep-2009 RGI 07-Sep-2009
NL Rotterdam - Breda [south junction] NS - Noorderkempen NMBS (- Antwerpen): high-speed line Sun 13-Dec-2009 R.2280; RGI 14-Dec-2009
NL (Amsterdam Muiderpoort -) Science Park (- Diemen) new station Sun 13-Dec-2009 www.ns.nl
NL (Weert -) Maarheeze (- Heeze) new halt Sun 13-Jun-2010 TR Aug-2010
NL (Maastricht - Voerendaal -) Heerlen Woonboulevard (- Heerlen) new station (inaugurated 27-Jun) Sun 13-Jun-2010 TR Aug-2010
NL (Den Haag -) Rotterdam Wilgenplas - Rotterdam Centraal: metro link replacing Hofplein rail stub (Randstadrail) Tue 17-Aug-2010 R.3723, 3953; TR Oct-2010, www.urbanrail.net
NL (Rotterdam -) Breda [HSL north junction] - Breda-Prinsenbeek (- Breda): high-speed line curve Mon 04-Apr-2011 R.2280; RGI 04-Apr-2011, TR Jun-2011
NL Zuidbroek - Veendam reopening Sun 01-May-2011 RGI 04-Jun-2011, TR Jul-2011
NL (Dordrecht - Dordrecht Stadspolders -) Sliedrecht Baanhoek (- Sliedrecht -) Hardinxveld Blauwe Zoom (- Hardinxveld-Giessendam - Gorinchem - Geldermalsen) new stations Sun 11-Dec-2011 TR Nov-2011, www.arriva.nl
NL (Arnhem - Arnhem Velperpoort -) Westervoort (- Duiven - Zevenaar) new station Sun 11-Dec-2011 TR Feb-2012
NL (Leiden -) Sassenheim (- Nieuw Vennep - Schiphol) new station Sun 11-Dec-2011 TR Nov-2011, www.ns.nl
NL (Dordrecht - Hardinxveld-Giessendam -) Boven-Hardinxveld (- Gorinchem - Geldermalsen) new station Mon 16-Apr-2012 TR Jun-2012
NL Lelystad - Zwolle: Hanzelijn (inaugurated 06-Dec) Sun 09-Dec-2012 R.3765; IRJ 06-Dec-2012, RGI 06-Dec-2012, TR Jan-2013, TR Feb-2013
NL (Amsterdam Sloterdijk -) Halfweg-Zwanenburg (- Haarlem Spaarnwoude) new station Sun 09-Dec-2012 ns.nl, nl.wikipedia
NL (Weesp -) Almere Poort (- Almere Muziekwijk) new station Sun 09-Dec-2012 ns.nl, nl.wikipedia
NL (Amersfoort -) Hoevelaken (- Barneveld Noord & Apeldoorn) new station Sun 09-Dec-2012 nl.wikipedia
NL (Zutphen - Delden -) Hengelo Gezondheidspark (- Hengelo) new station Sun 09-Dec-2012 nl.wikipedia
NL (Maastricht -) Maastricht Noord (- Meerssen - Heerlen) new station Sun 17-Nov-2013 TR Jan-2014
CH (Klosters -) Vereina tunnel - Sagliains west curve - Susch Sun 28-May-2000 R.0863
CH Lausanne-Chauderon - Lausanne-Flon LEB Sun 28-May-2000 R.0738
CH Rorschach Stadt halt Sun 28-May-2000 R.0642
CH (Realp DFB -) Furka - Gletsch (tourist trains) Fri 14-Jul-2000 R.0827
CH Muttenz - Liesthal: Adlertunnel Mon 04-Dec-2000 R.1157
CH (Yverdon -) Onnens-Bonvillars - Gorgier-St.Aubin (- Neuchâtel): 10.4km new alignment and second track Sun 08-Apr-2001 R.1316; TR Jul-2001
CH Neuchâtel funicular: Gare CFF - Jardin Anglais (330m) Fri 27-Apr-2001 R.1427
CH Kreuzlingen - Tägerwilen-Dorf - Kreuzlingen-Bernrain (- Weinfelden): new curve and station Sun 10-Jun-2001 R.1467
CH Riffelalp 675m 800mm-gauge tramway: reopening Fri 15-Jun-2001 R.1760
CH Basel BLT trams: Münchensteinerstrasse - Peter Merian - Bahnhof SBB Sat 30-Jun-2001 R.2480
CH (Bern -) Herzogenbuchsee - Langenthal (- Olten): realignment avoiding Bützberg Sun 22-Sep-2002 R.2431
CH Genève Cornavin - Lancy-Pont-Rouge/La Praille (- Eaux-Vives) Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2586
CH (Aarau -) Reinach Unterdorf - Menziken: regauging of SBB for metre-gauge AAR (formerly known as WSB) trains Sun 15-Dec-2002 TR Jan-2003
CH Zürich - Thalwil: new line in tunnel, available 06-Jun-2003 Sun 15-Jun-2003 R.3210
CH (Mendrisio FFS - Stabio [CH] - Casello [IT] -) Valmorea - Cantello: tourist trains Sun 06-Jul-2003 R.3020
CH Genève trams: Gare Cornavin - Place des Nations (line 13 extension) Sun 14-Dec-2003 R.3503
CH Pfäffikon SZ - Hurden (- Rapperswil): doubled Sat 03-Jul-2004 R.4016
CH Salgesch - Leuk doubling Sun 07-Nov-2004 R.2325; TR Jan-2005
CH Zug Stadtbahn: Two lines over existing, upgraded SBB track; 9 new stops Sun 12-Dec-2004 www.stadtbahnzug.ch
CH (Bern -) Mattstetten - Inkwil - Rothrist (- Olten) high speed line (45km), associated Solothurn - Inkwil (- Rothrist) upgrade, and (Bern -) Rothrist - Zofingen (- Luzern) curve. Mattstetten - Rothrist press-only maiden run 14-Jul-2004; official inauguration with limited tickets 23-Oct-2004 Sun 12-Dec-2004 R.1317, 2432, 3754; www.bahn2000.ch
CH Basel Stadtbahn: (Stetten -) Schillerstrasse (- Lörrach) new halt Sun 12-Dec-2004 www.regio-s-bahn.ch
CH Genève trams: Plainpalais - Acacias - Praille - Pont-Rouge (- Lancy - Palettes) (2.1km) Wed 15-Dec-2004 R.2482, 3779; www.tpg.ch
CH Basel Stadtbahn: (Weil Ost -) Dammstrasse (- Stetten - Lörrach) new halt Sun 12-Jun-2005 www.regio-s-bahn.ch
CH Genève trams: Pont-Rouge - Lancy - Palettes (1.5km) Sun 21-May-2006 R.2482, 3779; TR Mar-2006, www.tpg.ch
CH Basel Stadtbahn: (Basel SBB -) Basel Dreispitz (- Münchenstein - Lauffen) new halt Wed 24-May-2006 www.regio-s-bahn.ch
CH Aigle: station forecourt - AOMC depot: new alignment Sat 28-Oct-2006 R.1666; TR Dec-2006, www.tpc.ch
CH Boncourt SBB - Delle SNCF (- Belfort) reopening (inaugurated 08-Dec) Sun 10-Dec-2006 R.2550; TR Feb-2007
CH Zürich: Glatttalbahn light rail: Oerlikon - ZRH Flughafen (metre-gauge); first phase: to Auzelg Sun 10-Dec-2006 RGI Feb-2007, TR Apr-2007
CH (Zermatt -) Brig - Bitsch (- Andermatt): Ostausfahrt Brig (eastern exit avoiding reversal in Brig) Tue 04-Dec-2007 www.mgbahn.ch
CH (Spiez -) Frutigen - Raron (- Brig): Lötschberg base-tunnel (34.6km) (inaugurated 16-Jun-2007, taster trains ran 15-Sep to 16-Nov) Sun 09-Dec-2007 TR Aug-2007, www.sbb.ch
CH (Luzern -) Luzern Verkehrshaus (- Immensee) new halt Sun 09-Dec-2007 www.s-bahn-luzern.ch
CH Basel Stadtbahn: Lörrach Schwarzwaldstrasse, Schopfheim West new halts Sun 09-Dec-2007 TR May-2008, www.regio-s-bahn.ch
CH (Chur RhB -) Chur Wiesental (- Haldenstein) new halt Tue 09-Dec-2007 TR Jan-2008
CH (Bern - Bern Bümpliz Nord -) Bern Brünnen (Riedbach - Kerzers) new halt Wed 01-Oct-2008 www.bahnonline.ch
CH Lausanne rubber-tyred métro: Ouchy - Gare - Flon: conversion (inaugurated 18-Sep) Mon 27-Oct-2008 IRJ 27-Oct-2008, RGI 27-Oct-2008, www.urbanrail.net
CH Lausanne rubber-tyred métro: Flon - Croisettes extension (inaugurated 18-Sep) Mon 27-Oct-2008 IRJ 27-Oct-2008, RGI 27-Oct-2008, www.urbanrail.net
CH Basel Stadtbahn: Riehen Niederholz new halt Sun 14-Dec-2008 www.regio-s-bahn.ch
CH Basel Stadtbahn: (Basel SBB - Pratteln - ) Pratteln Salina Raurica (- Kaiseraugst -) Rheinfelden Augarten (- Rheinfelden) new halts Sun 14-Dec-2008 TR Feb-2009
CH (Realp DFB - Furka -) Gletsch - Oberwald (tourist trains) Thu 12-Aug-2010 R.2260; www.furka-bergstrecke.ch
CH Aarau WSB - Suhr (- Menziken) reopening after conversion from standard gauge SBB track to metre gauge Mon 22-Nov-2010 R.4166; TR Jan-2011
CH (Luzern - Stans -) Grafenort - Obermatt - Engelberg: replacement of rack section by 4km tunnel (inaugurated 11-Dec) Sun 12-Dec-2010 TR Feb-2011, RGI 12-Feb-2011
CH (Lausanne -) Prilly-Malley (Renens VD) new halt Fri 29-Jun-2012 fr.wikipedia
CH Zentralbahn: (Luzern HB -) Luzern Allmend/Messe (- Kriens Mattenhof) new halt Sun 09-Dec-2012 TR Nov-2012, zentralbahn.ch/tieflegung
CH Schaffhausen - Neuhausen - Beringerfeld new halt - Beringen - Trasadingen - Erzingen [DE] electrification (inaugurated 05-Oct) Sun 15-Dec-2013 TR Dec-2013
IT Poggio Rusco - Ferrara Sun 11-Jun-2000 R.0826
IT Asti - Chivasso (re-inauguration 27-Aug) Mon 28-Aug-2000 R.1055
IT Treviso - Portogruaro Caorle Sun 24-Sep-2000 R.1054
IT Milano trams: Vigentino - Fatima (Via Selvanesco): line 24 extension (1.5km) Mon 06-Nov-2000 R.1255
IT Ugovizza-Valbruna - Tarvisio Boscoverde - frontier (- Thörl-Maglern ÖBB) Sun 26-Nov-2000 R.1228
IT Firenze: Bivio Pellegrino - Posto Movimento Cionfo (curve available 05-Nov-00) Mon 29-Jan-2001 R.2170
IT Napoli: Casalnuovo - San Giorgio de Cremano: Ferrovia Circumvesuviana (10km) Mon 12-Feb-2001 R.1550
IT Roma trams: Piramide - Stazione Trastevere Tue 03-Apr-2001 R.1638
IT Napoli metro: (Garibaldi/Stazione FS - Dante -) Museo - Vanvitelli (- Piscinola-Scampia) Thu 05-Apr-2001 R.1510
IT Torino Dora - Ciriè - Germagnano (- Ceres): reopening after major damage Sun 08-Apr-2001 R.1559
IT (Sibari -) San Marco-Roggiano - Mongrassano-Cervicati (- Cosenza / Paola): new cut-off Wed 11-Apr-2001 R.1639
IT Sibari - Cosenza / Paola electrification Wed 11-Apr-2001 R.1639
IT Ortona - Casalbordino-Pollutri (- Foggia): new alignment Wed 30-May-2001 R.1664
IT (Palermo Centrale -) Piraineto - Aeroporto Punta Raisi Sun 10-Jun-2001 R.1561
IT (Roma -) Rocca d'Evandro-San Vittore - Venafro (- Campobasso): 15km cut-off Sun 10-Jun-2001 R.1509
IT (Savona -) Imperia Porto Maurizio - San Remo - Bordighera (- Ventimiglia): realignment Thu 27-Sep-2001 R.2654
IT (Palermo Centrale -) Piraineto - Aeroporto Punta Raisi: full electric service inauguration 05-Oct Sat 06-Oct-2001 R.2025
IT Torino trams: Piazza Caio Maia - Mirafiori Sud (line 4) Mon 05-Nov-2001 R.1931
IT Messina - Villafranca Tirrena: new 12.8km double-track tunnel Sun 25-Nov-2001 R.1962
IT Bologna Centrale - Bologna San Vitale - Bologna Rimesse Sat 22-Dec-2001 R.0049, 2169
IT Piacenza - Castelvetro electrification (25km) Sat 29-Dec-2001 R.1508
IT Napoli metro: (Garibaldi/Stazione FS -) Dante - Museo (- Vanvitelli - Piscinola-Scampia) Wed 27-Mar-2002 R.1510
IT Milano Passante: (Certosa - Lancetti -) Porta Venezia - Dateo (- Porta Vittoria): Sun 30-Jun-2002 R.2337
IT Milano Passante: (Certosa -) Villapizzone station (- Lancetti) Sun 30-Jun-2002 R.2337
IT Milano trams: Metrotranvia tunnel beneath Milano Greco Pirelli FS station Sat 07-Dec-2002 R.2615
IT Messina trams: Viale Annunziata - FS station - Zona Industriale Regionale Sud: first line (7.7km) Sat 28-Dec-2002 R.2620, 2657
IT Bologna Centrale - Borgo Panigale - Casteldebole - Casalecchio di Reno: extra tracks Sun 29-Dec-2002 R.2656
IT Napoli - Poggioreale - Casalnuovo (- Baiano): new Ferrovia Circumvesuviana alignment Sun 02-Mar-2003 R.3200
IT Messina trams: Viale Annunziata - Stazione FS - Zona Industriale Regionale Sud Thu 03-Apr-2003 R.2890
IT (Milano-Lambrate -) Segrate station (- Pioltello) Mon 05-May-2003 R.2934
IT (Trento -) Malé - Marilleva: 10km (inaugurated 04-May) Mon 05-May-2003 R.3014
IT (Milano Nord Cadorna -) Milano Nord Domodossola new station (- Milano Nord Bovisa) Sun 18-May-2003 R.3082
IT Brindisi Centrale - Marittima reopening Fri 20-Jun-2003 TR Dec-2003
IT Torino trams: 1st phase of line 4 extension north, upto Piazza Derna Mon 23-Jun-2003  
IT (Mendrisio FFS - Stabio [CH] - Casello [IT] -) Valmorea - Cantello: tourist trains Sun 06-Jul-2003 R.3020
IT Genova trams: Principe - San Giorgio (1.3km) extension Thu 07-Aug-2003 TR Dec-2003
IT Bologna - Casteldebole - Casalecchio-Garibaldi - Bazzano (- Vignola) (inaugurated 13-Sep) Mon 15-Sep-2003 R.3316
IT Giulianova - Teramo electrification Sat 11-Oct-2003 TR Oct-2003
IT Torino trams: Piazza Derna - Cascinette (2nd phase of line 4 extension north, along Corso Giulio Cesare) Mon 27-Oct-2003  
IT Milano trams: new light-rail sections dubbed Metrotranvia Nord and Metrotranvia Sud, together with metro 3 extension Zara - Maciachini Mon 08-Dec-2003 R.3667
IT Cuneo - Cuneo-Gesso - Mondovì Sun 14-Dec-2003 R.3637
IT Bassano del Grappa - Castelfranco Veneto electrification Sun 14-Dec-2003 TR Dec-2003
IT Modena RFI - Policlinico - Modena ATCM (- Sassuolo ATCM) Mon 26-Jan-2004 R.3578
IT Firenze: Santa Maria Novella - Rifredi - Posto Movimento Olmatello 5th track Sun 28-Mar-2004 R.3699
IT Pisa - Collesalvetti - Vada (reopening after electrification) Wed 31-Mar-2004 R.3698
IT (La Spèzia Centrale -) La Spèzia Migliarina - Cà dei Boschetti (- Vezzano Ligure - Santo Stéfano Magra - Parma) third track (day uncertain) Wed 31-Mar-2004 R.3772
IT Circumvesuviana: Volla avoiding curve Tue 01-Jun-2004 R.2055; TR Aug-2004, TR Oct-2004
IT (Torino Porta Susa -) Cuorgnè - Pont Canavese reopening Wed 07-Jul-2004 R.4117
IT Circumvesuviana: (Bellavista -) Portici-Via Libertà (- Ercolano) new station Tue 13-Jul-2004 TR Jul-2005
IT (Taranto -) Nasisi - Brindisi electrification (day uncertain) Sat 31-Jul-2004 TR Feb-2005; www.rfi.it
IT (Bologna -) Bazzano - Vignola Mon 20-Sep-2004 R.4014
IT Milano Passante: Dateo - Porto Vittoria Sun 12-Dec-2004 R.2337; TR Dec-2004
IT New underground funicular: Col Raiser - Rucia (Val Gardena/Grödtnertal); inaugurated 04-Dec Tue 21-Dec-2004 www.funivie.org
IT Milano San Cristoforo - Milano Porta Romana reopening Fri 24-Dec-2004 R.4176
IT Treviglio Ovest - Verdello (- Bergamo) second track Wed 29-Dec-2004 R.4177; TR Apr-2005; www.tg-trains.com
IT (Falconara Marittima -) Falconara Stadio (- Castelferretti - Orte) new station Mon 10-Jan-2005 TR Jul-2005; www.trenitalia.it
IT (Civitanova Marche - Macerata -) Macerata Fontescodella (- Urbisaglia - Fabriano) new station Mon 10-Jan-2005 TR Jul-2005; www.trenitalia.it
IT Circumvesuviana: (Pomigliano d'Arco -) Alfa Lancia 4 - Acerra (2.9km) Wed 02-Feb-2005 R.2055, 3360; TR May-2005
IT Genova metro: S.Giorgio - DeFerrari, except Sarzano station (Sarzano station opened 04-Apr-2006) Fri 04-Feb-2005 www.urbanrail.net, TR Jun-2006
IT Milano metro: Famagosta - Abbiategrasso (line M2, 1.3km, 1 station) Thu 17-Mar-2005 www.urbanrail.net
IT Merano=Meran - Malles Venosta=Mals reopening Thu 05-May-2005 R.2614; TR Jul-2005; www.vinschgauerbahn.it
IT Milano - PC Melegnano (- Bologna): 200km/hr section electrified at 3kV, used solely by non-high-speed trains in the interim, though also part of future high-speed line Sat 28-May-2005 private commn.
IT Napoli metro/suburban: Piscinola-Scampia - Mugnano (- Aversa): conversion (3km) from former 950mm Napoli - Aversa - S. Maria Capua Vetere Sat 16-Jul-2005 TR Jul-2005, TR Sep-2005, www.campaniatrasporti.it
IT (Treviglio Ovest -) Verdello - Bergamo second track Tue 19-Jul-2005 R.4177; TR Sep-2005, www.rfi.it
IT Milano metro: Molino Dorino - Rho/Fiera di Milano (line M1, 4km), (section was open temporarily from 30-Mar to 02-Apr-2005) (Pero station opened 19-Dec-2005) Wed 14-Sep-2005 www.urbanrail.net
IT (Firenze -) Renai - Samminiatello (- Montelupo - Pisa): Signa bypass (9.6km): extra tracks on straighter alignment in tunnel Sat 17-Dec-2005 R.2619; www.rfi.it, TR Apr-2006
IT (Torino - Milano - Bologna - Firenze - Roma -) bif. Salone - bif. Gricignano di Aversa (- Napoli) high-speed line (official opening 23-Jan-2006, following a month of free test rides) Wed 21-Dec-2005 TR Nov-2005, TR Mar-2006
IT Torino VAL metro: (Stazione Porta Nuova - Porta Susa -) XVIII Dicembre - Fermi: new line 1 (9km when complete from Porta Nuova) Sat 04-Feb-2006 TR Jul-2005, www.urbanrail.net, RGI Mar-2006, TR Apr-2006
IT Torino - Novara (- Milano - Bologna - Firenze - Roma - Napoli) high-speed line Fri 10-Feb-2006 TR Nov-2005, TR Mar-2006, TR Apr-2006
IT (Milano -) Seveso - Lamnago-Lentate (- Chiasso) freight chord opened for passenger traffic Sun 19-Feb-2006 TR Apr-2006, RGI Apr-2006
IT Torino trams: Cascinette - Falchera (3rd phase of line 4 extension north) Wed 19-Apr-2006 TR Aug-2006
IT Milano (Porta Romana -) Romolo (- S. Cristoforo) new station Mon 19-Jun-2006 www.trenitalia.it, TR Sep-2006
IT Sardinia: Ozieri-Chilivani avoiding curve Mon 17-Jul-2006 TR May-2006, TR Sep-2006
IT (Firenze -) Lastra al Signa (- Empoli - Castellina Monteriggioni -) Badesse (- Siena) new stations Sun 17-Sep-2006 www.trenitalia.it
IT (Roma Trastevere -) Quattro Venti (- San Pietro) new halt Sun 15-Oct-2006 private commn.
IT Sassari light rail: Emiciclo Garibaldi - Stazione FS - Via Pirandello (7.7km) Fri 27-Oct-2006 R.2258; www.ferroviesardegna.it, RGI Jan-2007, TR Feb-2007
IT (Roma - Ponte Galeria -) Fiera de Roma (- Parco Leonardo - Fiumicino) new halt Thu 07-Dec-2006 TR Feb-2007
IT Mondovì funicular: Breo - Piazza Sat 16-Dec-2006 R.1154; TR Apr-2007, www.giramondovi.it
IT Roma suburban: (Prenestina -) Serenissima (-) Palmiro Togliatti (- Tor Sapienza -) La Rustica Centro (- La Rustica U.I.R. - Guidona) new stops Thu 01-Feb-2007 TR Apr-2007, www.trenitalia.it
IT Reggio Calabria Pellaro - Melito Porto Salvo electrification Wed 18-Apr-2007 TR Jun-2007
IT Chivasso - Ivrea (- Aosta - Pre-St.Didier): electrification (33km) (delayed) Sun 10-Jun-2007 TR Nov-2007
IT Torino VAL metro: Stazione Porta Nuova - Porta Susa - XVIII Dicembre (- Fermi): line 1 Fri 05-Oct-2007 www.urbanrail.net
IT (Venezia Mestre -) Venezia Mestre Porta Ovest (- Oriago) new station Mon 25-Feb-2008 it.wikipedia
IT San Vito - Lanciano realignment and electrification (delayed) Sat 15-Mar-2008 www.trainzitaliafoto.com/vbportal/forums/showthread.php?t=5577
IT Cagliari light rail: Piazza Repubblica - Monserrato=Gottardo electrification Mon 17-Mar-2008 TR Sep-2008, www.ferroviesardegna.it
IT (Napoli Centrale & Afragola -) biv. Casoria - biv. S.Lucia (- Salerno) (illegal trips from 22-Apr) Mon 05-May-2008 TR Jul-2008
IT (Lamezia Terme -) Settingiano - Catanzaro Lido new alignment Mon 16-Jun-2008 TR Aug-2008
IT Milano passante: Porta Vittoria - Rogoredo Mon 16-Jun-2008 TR Aug-2008
IT Roma Tiburtina - Roma Prenestina cut-off Tue 30-Sep-2008 TR Dec-2008
IT (Venezia Mestre -) Venezia Mestre Ospedale (- Mogliano Veneto) new station Sun 05-Oct-2008 it.wikipedia
IT Bologna - Portomaggiore electrification Mon 20-Oct-2008 it.wikipedia
IT (Torino -) Germagnano - Pessinetto - Ceres reopening Sun 16-Nov-2008 R.1559; TR Jan-2009
IT Milano Metrotranvia: Lagosta - Cinisello Balsamo Sun 07-Dec-2008 RGI 21-Feb-2009
IT (Torino - Milano -) PC Melegnano - Bologna (- Firenze - Roma - Napoli) high-speed line; Bologna station delayed to 2010 Sun 14-Dec-2008 TR Mar-2009
IT (Bari Centrale -) Lamasinata - Ospedale San Paolo - Quartiere San Paolo: new Ferrotramviaria branch (5km) Mon 22-Dec-2008 TR Mar-2009
IT Firenze Cascine - Firenze Porta al Prato reopening Sun 01-Feb-2009 R.2840, 3277; TR May-2009
IT Napoli metro/suburban: (Piscinola-Scampia -) Mugnano - Melito - Giugliano - Aversa Ippodromo - Aversa Centro: conversion from former 950mm Napoli - Aversa - S. Maria Capua Vetere (11km Piscinola - Aversa) Fri 24-Apr-2009 R.2054; TR Jun-2009
IT Bergamo - Alzano Lombardo - Albino new light rail Sat 25-Apr-2009 TR Sep-2009, www.teb.bergamo.it
IT (Cagliari -) Cagliari Santa Gilla (- Cagliari-Elmas -) Assemini Carmine (- Assemini -) Assemini Santa Lucia (- Decimomannu) new halts Sun 14-Jun-2009 TR Aug-2009, it.wikipedia
IT (Messina C - Messina Scalo -) Fiumara Gazzi (- Contesse - Tremestieri -) Mili Marina (- Galati Marina -) Ponte Santo Stefano (-) Ponte Schiavo (-) San Paolo (- Giampilieri Marina - Taormina) new halts Mon 15-Jun-2009 TR Aug-2009, it.wikipedia
IT Foggia - Lucera electrification and reopening Tue 14-Jul-2009 TR Oct-2009
IT (Torino -) Novara - Milano (- Bologna - Firenze - Roma - Napoli) high-speed line (inaugurated 05-Dec) Sun 13-Dec-2009 RGI 09-Dec-2009, TR Feb-2010
IT (Torino - Milano -) Bologna - Firenze (- Roma - Napoli) high-speed line (inaugurated 05-Dec) Sun 13-Dec-2009 RGI 09-Dec-2009, TR Feb-2010, TR Mar-2010
IT (Torino - Milano - Bologna - Firenze - Roma -) Gricignano de Aversa - Napoli Afragola - Napoli Centrale high-speed line (without Afragola station) Sun 13-Dec-2009 TR Jan-2010
IT Firenze trams: Stazione Santa Maria Novella - Scandicci: new line 1 (7.5km) Sun 14-Feb-2010 RGI 22-Feb-2010, TR May-2010
IT Venezia Mestre - Mira Buse electrification Mon 14-Jun-2010 www.ferrovie.it/ferrovie.vis/timdettvp.php?id=2699
IT Rovato Borgo - Bornato Calino reopening Sun 13-Jun-2010 TR Jul-2010, it.wikipedia
IT Ferrovie del Gargano: (San Severo - Ischitella -) Rodi Porto (- Rodi Garganico - Peschici) new halt Mon 26-Jul-2010 TR Dec-2010, www.ferroviedelgargano.com
IT Milano Centrale - Milano Garibaldi - Milano Bovisa (- Malpensa airport) "passantino" (inaugurated 31-Jul) Mon 13-Sep-2010 RGI 15-Sep-2010, TR Oct-2010
IT Milano metro: Famagosta - Assago Milanofiori Forum (line M2, 4.7km, 2 stations) Sun 20-Feb-2011 www.urbanrail.net
IT Milano metro: Maciachini - Comasina (line M3, 4.5km, 4 stations) Sat 26-Mar-2011 www.urbanrail.net
IT (Fortezza - Brunico -) Perca (- Valdaora - San Candido) new halt Sun 11-Dec-2011 TR Apr-2012
IT FER: Reggio Emilia - Reggio Emilia S. Lazzaro Mon 19-Dec-2011 TR Jul-2012
IT (Ferrara - Città del Ragazzo -) Ospedale di Cona (- Cona - Codigoro) new halt Tue 08-May-2012 TR Aug-2012
IT Roma metro: Bologna - Conca d'Oro (line B1) Wed 13-Jun-2012 RGI 09-Jul-2012, TR Aug-2012, www.urbanrail.net
IT (Mantova -) Borgochiesanuova (- Levata - Modena) new halt Sun 09-Dec-2012 TR Mar-2013
IT Milano metro: Zara - Bignami (line M5) Sun 10-Feb-2013 TR May-2013, www.urbanrail.net
IT (Reggio di Calabria Centrale - Reggio di Calabria OMECA -) Reggio Calabria Aeroporto (- Reggio di Calabria San Gregorio - Melito di Porto Salvo) new halt Thu 21-Feb-2013 TR Mar-2013, www.fsnews.it/cms/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=bc3c2934dc10d310VgnVCM1000008916f90aRCRD
IT Napoli tram: Poggioreale - Via Stadera Fri 15-Mar-2013 TR Jul-2013
IT Roma trams: line 8 extension to Piazza Venezia Thu 06-Jun-2013 RGI 23-Jul-2013
IT Ascoli Piceno - Porto d'Ascoli electrification Sun 09-Jun-2013 TR Jul-2013
IT (Reggio di Calabria Centrale - Saline Joniche) Annà di Melito di Porto Salvo (- Melito di Porto Salvo) new halt Sun 09-Jun-2013 it.wikipedia
IT (Bologna -) Reggio Emilia AV Mediopadana (- Milano) new station (inaugurated 8-Jun) Sun 09-Jun-2013 TR Aug-2013
IT (Cagliari - Cagliari Santa Gilla) Elmas Aeroporto (Cagliari Elmas - Decimumannu) new halt Sun 09-Jun-2013 TR Aug-2013
IT (Bari Centrale -) Lamasinata - Aeroporto - Bitonto: Ferrotramviaria line serving the new airport terminal (inaugurated 19-Jul) Sat 20-Jul-2013 IRJ 31-Jul-2013, TR Sep-2013
IT Salerno light rail: (Duomo-Via Vernieri -) Stazione FS - Stadio Arechi (phase 1; 7.7km) Sun 04-Nov-2013 R.2771, 2937; IRJ 08-Nov-2013, TR Jan-2014, www.metrosalerno.com
IT (Ferrara -) Ferrara via Boschetto (- Città del Ragazzo - Codigoro) new halt Sun 15-Dec-2013 private commn.
IT Napoli metro: Garibaldi/Stazione FS - Università - Dante (- Museo - Vanvitelli - Piscinola-Scampia) (Università - Dante: 28-Mar-2011) (inaugurated 02-Dec) Tue 31-Dec-2013 R.1510; urbanrail.net. it.wikipedia
IT Roma metro: Parco di Centocelle - Monte Compatri-Pantano (line C) Mon 09-Nov-2014 www.urbanrail.net
ES Cadiz Cortadura station Sun 25-Jun-2000 R.1203
ES Coruña heritage trams: Playa Riazor extension (day uncertain) Tue 01-Aug-2000 R.1199
ES Mallorca: Inca - Sa Pobla (inaugurated 28-Dec) Sat 06-Jan-2001 R.1153
ES Cantoblanco-Universidad - Alcobendas-San Sebastian de los Reyes (7.1km; line C1) Fri 09-Feb-2001 R.1278
ES Puente Poncebos - Bulnes: underground funicular Mon 17-Sep-2001 R.1901
ES Barcelona metro: Montbau - Mundet - Valldaura - Canyelles (line L3; 2.4km) Fri 21-Sep-2001 R.1903
ES Linares-Baeza - Mengíbar (- Jaén) (Espelúy avoiding curve) (date unknown, year best guess) Mon 31-Dec-2001 R.4092
ES Cádiz Cortadura - Cádiz Término (new access line in tunnel) Fri 08-Mar-2002 R.2082
ES (Madrid Atocha -) Pinto - San Martín de la Vega Sat 06-Apr-2002 R.2079
ES Bilbo=Bilbao metro: San Inazio - Urbinaga (line 2) Sat 13-Apr-2002 R.2220
ES Madrid metro: Nuevos Ministerios - Colombia - Mar de Cristal (- Aeropuerto): line 8: inaugurated 21-May Wed 22-May-2002 R.2224
ES (Madrid -) Tres Cantos - Colmenar Viejo suburban electrification (15km; inaugurated 24-Jul) Thu 25-Jul-2002 R.2317
ES Madrid metro: Casa de Campo - Colonia Jardín Tue 22-Oct-2002 R.2573
ES FEVE Asturias electrification (various lines) Wed 04-Dec-2002 R.3555
ES Bilbo=Bilbao trams: Atxuri - Abando - Uribitarte (- Guggenheim - San Mames - Basurto) Wed 18-Dec-2002 R.2834
ES Mallorca: Enllaç - Sineu (- Sant Joan - Petra - Manacor): first special passenger train Sun 05-Jan-2003 R.2689
ES Madrid Metro: line 10 Colonia Jardín - Cuatro Vientos - Joaquin Vilumbrales - Puerta del Sur Fri 11-Apr-2003 R.2889
ES Madrid Metro: line 12 MetroSur southern ring line (28 stations, 40.7km) Fri 11-Apr-2003 R.2889
ES Bilbo=Bilbao trams: (Atxuri - Abando -) Uribitarte - Guggenheim (- San Mames - Basurto) Wed 30-Apr-2003 R.2834
ES Valencia metro: Alameda - Aragón - Amistad - Ayora: line 5 (2.3km) Wed 30-Apr-2003 R.2932
ES Madrid metre-gauge museum line: La Poveda - Laguna del Campillo Sun 04-May-2003 R.3164
ES Mallorca: Enllaç - Sineu - Petra - Manacor (inauguration 11-May) Mon 12-May-2003 R.2982
ES (Bilbo=Bilbao -) Balmaseda - Guardo (- Léon FEVE) (inaugural trains 01-May, 03-May) Mon 19-May-2003 R.2980
ES Zaragoza-Delicias station Mon 19-May-2003 R.2981
ES (Gijon / Oviedo - Pravia -) Viveiro apeadero (- Viveiro - Ferrol) Thu 22-May-2003 R.3384
ES Monistrol de Montserrat - Monistrol-Vila - Montserrat (inaugurated 11-Jun) Thu 12-Jun-2003 R.3079
ES Bilbo=Bilbao EuskoTran light rail : (Atxuri - ) Guggenheim - San Mames (- Basurto) Thu 24-Jul-2003 R.3163
ES Coruña heritage trams: 1170m extension to Riazor stadium, college of Las Esclavas Thu 07-Aug-2003 R.3272
ES Alacant=Alicante trams: (Puerta del Mar - La Marina -) Lucentum - El Campello Fri 15-Aug-2003 R.3274
ES Madrid Atocha - Calatayud - Zaragoza - Lleida (- Barcelona) AVE line (royal inauguration 10-Oct) Sat 11-Oct-2003 R.3389
ES (Tarragona -) Oropesa del Mar - Benicasím - Las Palmas (- Sagunt): new alignment (inaugurated 24-Feb-2004) Sun 16-Nov-2003 R.3437
ES Barcelona metro: Trinitat Nova - Casa de l'Aigua - Torre Baró Vallbona - Ciutat Meridiana - Can Cuiás Mon 15-Dec-2003 R.3468
ES Zaragoza - Tardienta - Huesca normal gauge HSL (partially 3-rail, mixed normal/broad gauge) Tue 23-Dec-2003 R.3557
ES Valle de los Caídos funicular Tue 27-Jan-2004 R.3662
ES (Madrid -) Fuenlabrada - Humanes electrification and double track (Madrid Cercanías line C5) Sat 28-Feb-2004 R.3634
ES Trambaix (Barcelona trams): Francesc Macià - Montesa - Bon Viatge - Sant Martí de l'Erm (- Consell Comarcal) Sat 03-Apr-2004 R.3738
ES Barcelona trams: (Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica - Marina -) Glòries - El Maresme/Fòrum - Sant Adrià de Besòs; Ciutadella extension: 14-Jul-2004 Sat 08-May-2004 R.3806, 3942
ES Guillarei north-to-west avoiding line: Las Gándaras - Tui (available 24-Oct-2003) Sun 13-Jun-2004 R.3387, 3903
ES La Corredoria station (Asturias, RENFE and FEVE) Wed 30-Jun-2004 R.3902
ES Sevilla ring line: junction N of Santa Justa - Padre Pío-Palmete - La Salud Wed 07-Jul-2004 R.3905
ES Bilbo=Bilbao EuskoTran light rail : (Atxuri - Uribitarte - Guggenheim -) San Mames - Basurto Thu 22-Jul-2004 R.3962
ES (Miranda de Ebro - Haro -) Haro El Pardo (- Briones - Logroño) new station Thu 16-Sep-2004 www.renfe.es
ES Valencia metro: branch to Torrent Avinguda Wed 22-Sep-2004 R.4012
ES Bilbo=Bilbao metro: Urbinaga - Sestao (- Portugalete - Santurtzi - Kabiezes) (line 2 extension, 1km); Bolueta - Etxebarri (- Ariz - Basauri) (line 1&2 extension, 1km) Sat 08-Jan-2005 www.metrobilbao.net, www.urbanrail.net, TR Mar-2007
ES Bilbo=Bilbao (Abando -) La Peña (- Ollargan - Orduña) new station Tue 25-Jan-2005 www.bilbaoria2000.com
ES Donostia-San Sebastián Amara - Lugaritz - Añorga (- Errekalde - Bilbao & Lasarte-Oria) new double track alignment (3.3km), partly in tunnel. Lugaritz is new station. Preparation for Amara avoiding curve. Thu 10-Mar-2005 TR Jun-2005; www.euskotren.es
ES Cádiz suburban: (Puerto Real -) Las Aletas (- El Puerto de Santa María) new station; Las Aletas - Universidad new branch (2.4km) Mon 04-Apr-2005 TR Aug-2005; www.mfom.es
ES Mallorca: (Sineu -) Sant Joan (- Petra) station reopened Mon 25-Apr-2005 R.3081; tib.caib.es
ES (Barcelona -) Cerdanyola Universitat - Sant Cugat - Rubí - Castellbisbal (- Martorell): suburban trains over existing freight line (inaugurated 17-May) Mon 23-May-2005 R.3805; TR Jul-2005; www.renfe.es
ES Clot del Moro (near Castellar de N'Hug) - La Pobla de Lillet (600mm): reopening for tourist trains (3.5km) Fri 01-Jul-2005 R.3080; www.fgc.net, TR Oct-2005
ES Valencia tram: T4 extension to Mas del Rosari Fri 23-Sep-2005 www.metrovalencia.com
ES Mallorca: Enllaç (promoted from technical to commercial stop) Sat 01-Oct-2005 R.3081; tib.caib.es
ES Valencia metro: (Colón -) Bailén (- Jesús) new station (serves Nord and future Central station) Mon 03-Oct-2005 www.fgv.es
ES (Madrid -) Toledo-La Sagra - Toledo (20.5km standard-gauge AVE branch) (inaugurated 15-Nov) Wed 16-Nov-2005 R.3388; www.renfe.es, RGI Dec-2005
ES Valencia tram: T4 branch to Terramelar Tue 20-Dec-2005 www.metrovalencia.com
ES Barcelona trams: line T3 extension to Consell Comarcal Thu 05-Jan-2006 R.3864; www.atm-transmet.org
ES Lleida high-speed by-pass (13km) Wed 17-May-2006 R.3389; www.renfe.es
ES Zaragoza high-speed by-pass Wed 17-May-2006 R.3389; www.renfe.es
ES Vélez-Málaga - Torre del Mar trams (first line) Wed 11-Oct-2006 R.4165; TUT 16-Oct-2006, RGI Nov-2006, TR Jan-2007, www.ayto-velezmalaga.es
ES Córdoba - Antequera-Santa Ana [near Bobadilla] (- Málaga): high-speed line Sun 17-Dec-2006 R.3275, 3987; RGI Jan-2007, TR Feb-2007, www.renfe.es
ES (Madrid -) Lleida - Camp de Tarragona - Roda de Bará: high speed line Tue 19-Dec-2006 R.3988; RGI Jan-2007, TR Feb-2007, www.renfe.es
ES Bilbo=Bilbao metro: Sestao - Abatxolo - Portugalete (- Santurtzi - Kabiezes) (line 2 extension) Sat 20-Jan-2007 www.metrobilbao.net, www.urbanrail.net
ES (Palma de Mallorca - Marratxí -) Festival Park (- Santa Maria - Inca) new halt Tue 23-Jan-2007 www.mallorcatren.com
ES (Palma de Mallorca -) Son Costa-Son Fortesa (- Son Fuster - Marratxí) new halt Thu 15-Feb-2007 www.mallorcatren.com
ES (Oviedo -) Llamaquique (- El Caleyo) new suburban station Wed 21-Mar-2007 R.3555; TR May-2007, www.renfe.es
ES (Ferrol -) San Xoán (- Virxe do Mar - Santa Icía -) Alto do Castiñeiro (- Piñeiros - Oviedo) new suburban stations Thu 22-Mar-2007 www.transportemetropolitano.xunta.es 22-Mar-2007
ES Valencia metro: Mislata - Quart de Poblet - Manises Aeroport (- Ribaroja de Turia): line 5 Wed 18-Apr-2007 R.2932; RGI Feb-2007, TR Jun-2007, www.urbanrail.net
ES Valencia metro: Ayora - Avenida del Mediterráneo: line 5 (changed: Partly line 5, partly trams) Wed 18-Apr-2007 R.2932, 3964; TR Jun-2007, www.urbanrail.net
ES Mallorca: Palma - UIB (free service until September) Wed 25-Apr-2007 TR Jun-2007, www.urbanrail.net
ES (Barcelona Plaça Espanya -) Quatre Camins - Martorell-Vila - Martorell Central - Martorell-Enllaç doubling and realignment to serve Martorell Central (Renfe) station (09-May-2005: most track in place and in use, without calling at Martorell Central) Mon 21-May-2007 R.3694; TR Jul-2007, www.gencat.net, www.fgc.es
ES Tenerife trams: first line of 56km system Sat 02-Jun-2007 RGI Jul-2007, www.metrotenerife.com, www.tranviatenerife.com
ES San Fernando-Bahía Sur "central" station (upgrade from existing Bahía Sur halt) Fri 28-Sep-2007 www.renfe.es
ES Huesca by-pass Wed 05-Dec-2007 R.4162; RGI 18-Jan-2008, TR Feb-2008
ES Madrid - Segovia-Guiomar - Valladolid high-speed line Sun 23-Dec-2007 R.3507; www.renfe.es
ES (Córdoba -) Antequera-Santa Ana [near Bobadilla] - Málaga: high-speed line Mon 24-Dec-2007 R.3275, 3987; www.renfe.es
ES Camp de Tarragona/Roda de Bará - Barcelona: high speed line Wed 20-Feb-2008 IRJ 21-Feb-2007, TR Apr-2008
ES (Barcelona - Sabadell Nord -) Terrassa Est (- Terrassa - Manresa) new station Mon 03-Mar-2008 www.renfe.es
ES Madrid 2nd cercanias tunnel Atocha - Puerta del Sol-Gran Vía - (Alonso Martínez: delayed -) Chamartín Thu 10-Jul-2008 R.3558; TR Sep-2008, RGI 10-Jul-2008
ES (León FEVE -) Ventas-San Mamés (- Hospitales -) Asunción-Universidad (- Villa Romana) new stops Fri 11-Jul-2008 www.feve.es
ES (Oviedo -) Vallobín (- La Corredoria - El Berrón) station (FEVE) Thu 04-Sep-2008 www.feve.es
ES Barcelona metro: Canyelles - Trinitat Nova Sat 04-Oct-2008 R.3468; www.urbanrail.net, TR Dec-2008
ES Burgos by-pass (San Mames - Rubena) and new passenger station Burgos Rosa de Lima (inaugurated 12-Dec) Mon 15-Dec-2008 TR Feb-2009
ES Bilbo=Bilbao (Abando -) Miribilla (- La Peña - Orduña) new station Thu 18-Dec-2008 www.vialibre-ffe.com/noticias.asp?not=2882&cs=oper
ES Vitoria=Gasteiz trams: city-centre - Lakua (5km; first line) Tue 23-Dec-2008 RGI 21-Feb-2009
ES (Ciudad Real/Toledo - La Sagra) Perales del Rio/Los Gavilanes - Vallecas (- Guadalajara Yebes) high speed line avoiding Madrid Thu 10-Jan-2009 TR Mar-2009
ES Sevilla light metro: Ciudad Expo - Condequinto Thu 02-Apr-2009 R.3905; IRJ May-2009, TR Jun-2009
ES (Bilbao - Balmaseda -) La Calzada (- Arla Berrón) new station (FEVE) Wed 22-Apr-2009 www.feve.es
ES (Málaga María Zambrano -) Victoria Kent (- Guadalhorce / Los Prados) new halt replacing San Andrés Sat 13-Jun-2009 RGI 03-Jul-2009
ES Bilbo=Bilbao metro: Portugalete - Peñota - Santurtzi (- Kabiezes) (line 2 extension, 1.7km) Sat 04-Jul-2009 TR Sep-2009, www.urbanrail.net
ES (Trubia - Vega de Anzo -) Peñaflor (- Grado - Pravia) new halt (FEVE) Wed 22-Jul-2009 www.feve.es
ES (Bilbao - Salbio -) Amurrio Iparralde (- Amurrio - Miranda de Ebro) new halt Tue 17-Nov-2009 www.vialibre-ffe.com/noticias.asp?not=4471&cs=oper
ES FGC: (Barcelona - Sant Cugat -) Sant Cugat Volpelleres (Sant Joan - Sabadell) new station (future interchange with Renfe line) Sat 05-Jun-2010 www.fgc.net
ES Barcelona metro: Barcelona-Sagrera AVE station - Can Zam (new line 9) (parts opened 13-Dec-2009, 18-Apr-2010) Sat 26-Jun-2010 www.urbanrail.net
ES (Cartagena -) Hospital de Cartagena (- Media Legua - Los Nietos) new halt (FEVE) Fri 15-Oct-2010 www.laopiniondemurcia.es/cartagena/2010/10/15/feve-hospital/276640.html
ES Madrid - Cuenca - Valencia and Cuenca - Albacete high speed lines (inaugurated 15-Dec and 18-Dec) Sun 19-Dec-2010 IRJ 16-Dec-2010, RGI 15-Dec-2010, TR Feb-2011
ES (Barcelona -) Figueres - Perpignan hsl (inaugurated 27-Jan-2011) Sun 19-Dec-2010 R.4114; TR Feb-2011
ES FEVE: (León - La Mata -) Barrio de las Ollas (- Boñar - Bilbao) new halt Fri 03-Dec-2010 RGI 29-Dec-2010, TR Feb-2011s
ES (Barcelona Arc de Triomf -) La Sagrera-Meridiana (- St. Andreu Arenal) new station Sun 20-Feb-2011 TR Apr-2011
ES (Madrid Chamartín -) Fuente de la Mora (- San Fernando) new station Fri 25-Mar-2011 RGI 26-Mar-2011
ES Sevilla suburban: (Sevilla S.J.-) S.Jerónimo - Camas - Santiponce - Salteras-Valencina - Olivares-Villanueva - Sanlúcar - Banacazón (- Carrión de los Condes - Huelva) new stations Mon 28-Mar-2011 TR Jun-2011
ES (San Sebastián - Ategorrieta -) Intxaurrondo (- Herrera - Irún) new station Thu 12-May-2011 RGI 04-Jun-2011, www.renfe.es
ES (Madrid Chamartín -) Fuente de la Mora - Barajas airport Fri 23-Sep-2011 RGI 23-Sep-2011, TR Nov-2011
ES Bilbao metro: Etxebarri - Ariz - Basauri (Etxebarri - Ariz opened 28-Feb-2011) Fri 11-Nov-2011 TR Jan-2012 , www.metrobilbao.net
ES Mallorca: Palma - Inca - Enllaç electrification Fri 02-Dec-2011 TR Apr-2012, www.diariodemallorca.es
ES Ourense - Santiago de Compostela HSL (broad gauge) Sun 11-Dec-2011 RGI 23-Dec-2011, TR Feb-2012
ES Santiago de Compostela - A Coruña electrification Sun 11-Dec-2011 TR Dec-2011, RGI 23-Dec-2011
ES (Sevilla S.J. - S.Jerónimo -) Estádio Olímpico - Cartuja reopening as broad gauge suburban line (preliminary partial service 02-Dec to 04-Dec) Mon 20-Feb-2012 RGI 27-Feb-2012, TR Apr-2012
ES (Zaragoza Delicias - Portillo -) Goya (- Miraflores) new halt 03-Apr-2012 RGI 22-Apr-2012
ES Cuenca Fernando Zóbel - Ciudad Real (Madrid avoiding curve near Torrejón de Velasco) Sun 10-Jun-2012 TR Jul-2012
ES Euskotren: (San Sebastián Amara - Loiola -) Intxaurrondo (- Herrera - Hendaia) new station Thu 04-Oct-2012 TR Dec-2012, www.metrodonostialdea.es
ES Barcelona - Girona - Figueres Vilafant HSL (inaugurated 08-Jan) Wed 09-Jan-2013 IRJ 08-Jan-2013, RGI 08-Jan-2013, TR Feb-2013
ES (Bilbao Concordia - Aranguren -) Mimetiz (- Traslaviña - Santander) new halt Mon 11-Feb-2013 www.tranvia.org forum
ES Albacete - Alacant hsl (inaugurated 17-Jun) Tue 18-Jun-2013 IRJ 17-Jun-2013, RGI 18-Jun-2013, TR Jul-2013
ES Bilbo=Bilbao metro: Santurtzi - Kabiezes (line 2 extension) Sat 28-Jun-2014 urbanrail.net
PT Porto trams: Massarelos - Viriato (- Liberdade - Batalha): city-centre extension part-inaugurated Fri 02-Feb-2001 R.1466
PT Aguas de Moura - Ermidas-Sado electrification Sun 29-Sep-2002 R.2570
PT Ermidas-Sado - Sines (freight) electrification Sun 29-Sep-2002 R.2570
PT Lisboa metro: Green (Caravela) line C: Campo Grande - Telheiras Sat 02-Nov-2002 R.2833
PT Porto metro: Trindade - Viso - Senhora da Hora - Senhor de Matosinhos (following trial pubic running) Sat 07-Dec-2002 R.2569, 2653
PT Lisboa: (Campolide -) Fogueteiro - Coina - Penalva - Pinhal Novo Thu 24-Jul-2003 R.3161
PT Lagos "new station": new tracks ending at the short end of the (maintained) station building
A new station building is still under construction
Fri 16-Jan-2004 R.3405, 3576; www.ptg.co.uk, www.refer.pt/en/projectos.php?id=229
PT (Porto São Bento - Porto Campanhã - Trofa - Lousado -) Santo Tirso - Guimarães Mon 19-Jan-2004 R.3554, 3629
PT Porto funicular: Ribeira - Batalha Thu 19-Feb-2004 R.3606
PT Lisboa metro: Yellow (Girassol) line B: Campo Grande - Odivelas Sat 27-Mar-2004 R.3693
PT Covilhã - Guarda reopening Fri 16-Apr-2004 R.3734
PT (Porto -) São Romão - Nine - Braga electrification and realignment Wed 21-Apr-2004 R.3733
PT Lisboa metro: Blue (Gaivota) line A: Pontinha - Falagueira (Amadora Este) Sat 15-May-2004 R.3804
PT Porto metro: Estádio do Dragão - Campanhã - Trindade (- Senhora da Hora) Sat 05-Jun-2004 R.3857
PT Sintra heritage trams: Sintra Vila Alda - Ribeira de Sintra depot - Colares - Banzão - Praia das Maçâs reopening Sat 05-Jun-2004 R.3858
PT Fogueteiro - Pinhal Novo - Poceirão, Ermidas-Sado - Funcheira - Tunes - Faro and Funcheira - Ourique electrification (though without Neves-Corvo freight branch) Sun 06-Jun-2004 R.3660, 3834
PT Lisboa guideway: Paço de Arcos CP - Oeiras Parque (- Lagoas Parque) Tue 08-Jun-2004 R.3860
PT Pinhal Novo - Setúbal duplification and electrification, together with (Lisboa Oriente - Fogueteiro -) Coina and Penalva new stations (- Pinhal Novo) Wed 06-Oct-2004 R.4010
PT Cacém - Mira Sintra-Meleças (- Leiria) electrification and Mira Sintra-Meleças new station Mon 29-Nov-2004 R.4137
PT Porto metro: (Estádio do Dragão - Campanhã - Trindade -) Senhora da Hora - Fonte do Cuco - Pedras Rubras (- Povoa) regauging to 1435mm Sun 13-Mar-2005 R.4161, 4174; www.metro-porto.pt
PT (Abrantes -) Mouriscas-A - Castelo Branco electrification (date quoted by Refer; inaugurated 16-Jul) Tue 31-May-2005 R.1899; TR Sep-2005; www.refer.pt, www.ptg.co.uk
PT Porto metro: Fonte do Cuco - Fórum da Maia (- Trofa) regauging to 1435mm Sat 30-Jul-2005 R.4161, 4174; TR Oct-2005
PT Porto metro: north-south line: (Hospital São João -) Pólo Universitário - Trindade - São Bento - Câmara de Gaia (- Santo Ovídio) over top deck of Ponte D. Luis I (Douro bridge) Sat 17-Sep-2005 R.4161, 4174; www.metrodoporto.pt
PT Porto metro: extension of north-south line: Câmara de Gaia - João de Deus (- Santo Ovídio shelved) Sat 10-Dec-2005 R.4161, 4174; www.metrodoporto.pt
PT Porto metro: (Porto -) Pedras Rubras - Póvoa de Varzim regauging to 1435mm Sat 18-Mar-2006 R.4161, 4174; RGI May-2006, TR Jun-2006
PT Porto metro: extension of north-south line: Hospital São João - Pólo Universitário Fri 31-Mar-2006 R.4161, 4174; RGI May-2006, TR Jun-2006
PT Porto metro: (Fonte do Cuco -) Fórum da Maia - ISMai=Instituto Superior da Maia regauging to 1435mm Fri 31-Mar-2006 R.4161, 4174; RGI May-2006, TR Jun-2006
PT Porto metro: branch to Porto airport (1600m) Sat 27-May-2006 R.4161, 4174; TUT 02-Jun-2006, TR Jul-2006
PT (Porto - Darque -) Areias-Darque (- Viana do Castelo) new halt Sun 30-Jul-2006 www.cp.pt, jn.sapo.pt/2006/07/27/minho/
PT Viana do Castelo funicular reopening Thu 05-Apr-2007 R.3605; www.cm-viana-castelo.pt/noticias
PT off-Lisboa light rail: Metropolitano Ligeiro da Margem Sul do Tejo (13.5km) (1st phase; 2nd phase Dec-2007) Mon 30-Apr-2007 R.2313; TR Jul-2007, www.mts.pt
PT Lisboa metro: Blue (Gaivota) line A: Baixa-Chiado - Santa Apolónia (without Terreira do Paço station) Wed 19-Dec-2007 www.metrolisboa.pt, www.urbanrail.net
PT Lisboa Rossio - Campolide: Reopening following repair of tunnel damage Sun 17-Feb-2008 R.4089; TR Apr-2008
PT Barreiro - Pinhal Novo electrification Sun 14-Dec-2008 R.3961; TR Feb-2009
PT Lisboa metro: Red (Oriente) line D: Alameda - Saldanha - San Sebastião Sat 29-Aug-2009 TR Nov-2009, www.urbanrail.net
PT Porto suburban: Ermesinde - Leça do Balio (- Leixões) reopening Thu 10-Sep-2009 TR Nov-2009
PT Viseu funicular Fri 25-Sep-2009 R.3607; pt.wikipedia, videos.sapo.pt/aQUiClJRPprbZYNGsDOo
PT (Setúbal/Pinhal Novo -) Pinheiro - Grândola (- Funcheira) cutoff (29km) (provisorily used between 28-Oct and 14-Nov) Sun 12-Dec-2010 TR Feb-2011, RGI 25-Feb-2011
PT Bombel - Vendas Novas - Casa Branca - Évora and Vendas Novas - Vidigal electrification Sun 24-Jul-2011 R.3433; RGI 11-Sep-2011, TR Sep-2011
PT Castelo Branco - Covilhã electrification Sun 31-Jul-2011 TR Oct-2011
PT Lisboa metro: Red (Oriente) line D: Oriente - Moscavide - Aeroporto Tue 17-Jul-2012 RGI 21-Jul-2012, TR Sep-2012, www.urbanrail.net
DK København - Malmö: Øresund/Öresund fixed link Sat 01-Jul-2000 R.0824
DK Tønder DSB - Niebüll DB (seasonal trains) Sun 02-Jul-2000 R.0713
DK København S-bane: Kildedal station and 2nd track Ballerup - Veksø on line H Sun 26-Nov-2000 R.0949
DK København S-bane: Gammel Toftegård station and 2nd track Veksø - Frederikssund on line H Sun 15-Sep-2002 TR Oct-2002
DK København metro M1: (Vanløse -) Nørreport - Christianshavn - Örestad - Vestamager Sat 19-Oct-2002 R.2613
DK København metro M2: (Vanløse -) Christianshavn - Lergravsparken (- Lufthavn Kastrup) Sat 19-Oct-2002 R.2613
DK København metro M1 & M2: (Vanløse -) Frederiksberg - Nørreport (- Christianshavn) Thu 29-May-2003 R.3266
DK København metro M1 & M2: Vanløse - (Flintholm -) Frederiksberg (except Flintholm station) Sun 12-Oct-2003 R.3266, 3569; www.urbanrail.net
DK (Århus -) Hørning (- Skanderborg) new station Sat 13-Dec-2003 R.4009
DK København S-bane: (Peter Bangsvej -) Flintholm station (- Vanløse) Sat 24-Jan-2004 R.3569
DK København S-bane: (Hellerup - Nørrebro -) C.F.Richsvej - Flintholm (Ringbane); C.F.Richsvej closed. Sat 24-Jan-2004 R.3569
DK København metro M1 & M2: (Vanløse -) Flintholm (- Frederiksberg) Sat 24-Jan-2004 R.3569
DK (Århus -) Viby (- Hørning - Skanderborg) new station Sat 02-Oct-2004 R.4009
DK København S-bane: (Hellerup -) Flintholm - Danshøj - Gammel Køge Landevej temporary station (- Ny Ellebjerg) (Ringbane) Sat 08-Jan-2005 R.3569; TR Jan-2005; hjem.get2net.dk/arneu/s-bane.htm
DK København S-bane: (Hellerup - Flintholm -) Gammel Køge Landevej temporary station - Ny Ellebjerg (Ringbane) Sat 06-Jan-2007 R.3569; TR Jan-2007, www.bane.dk
DK København metro M2: (Vanløse - Christianshavn -) Lergravsparken - Lufthavn Kastrup Fri 28-Sep-2007 R.3266; TR Sep-2007, RGI 30-Sep-2007, IRJ 01-Oct-2007, www.m.dk
SE Stockholm light rail: southern orbital line: Gullmarsplan - Liljeholmen Sat 08-Jan-2000 R.0487
SE Stockholm light rail: southern orbital line: Liljeholmen - Alvik Thu 01-Jun-2000 R.0859
SE Boden Central - Haparanda (seasonal trains) Tue 13-Jun-2000 R.0825
SE Filipstad - Persberg (seasonal trains) Tue 13-Jun-2000 R.0734
SE Malmö - København: Öresund/Øresund fixed link Sat 01-Jul-2000 R.0824
SE Kävlinge - Landskrona - Helsingborg Sun 07-Jan-2001 R.1256
SE Stockholm light rail: (Ropsten -) Gåshaga - Gåshaga brygga Mon 07-May-2001 R.1420
SE Göteborg trams: Korsvägan - Chalmers tunnel (600m) Sun 10-Feb-2002 R.2019
SE Göteborg trams: Sahlgrenska - Linnéplatsen bridge Sun 10-Feb-2002 R.2019
SE Gävle: platform on railway-museum siding (probable first use) Mon 17-Jun-2002 R.2253
SE Stockholm light rail: southern orbital line: Sickla udde - Gullmarsplan (- Liljeholmen - Alvik) Wed 14-Aug-2002 R.2371
SE (Hultsfred - Verkebäck -) Jenny - Västervik (891mm tourist trains on dual-gauge section) Sat 26-Apr-2003 R.3122
SE Göteborg trams: Ullevi - Skånegatan - Korsvägen, with consequent route changes Sat 20-Sep-2003 R.3570
SE Ystad - Simrishamn electrification Sun 21-Sep-2003 R.3270
SE Stockholm suburban: Årstaberg new station Mon 09-Jan-2006 TR Feb-2006, TR Mar-2006
SE Halmstad - Markeryd - Hässleholm reopening Mon 09-Jan-2006 R.2139; TR Mar-2006
SE Karlskrona - Kristianstad: electrification Sun 17-Jun-2007 TR Jun-2007
SE (Alvesta - Rydaholm -) Bor (- Rörstorp - Värnamo) station reopening (inaugurated 11-Jan-2008, may have been in use from Dec-2007) Sun 06-Jan-2008 TR Dec-2007
SE (Sundsvall - Nyland -) Örnsköldsvik - Husum - Nordmaling - Umeå: northern part of Botniabanan (inaugurated 28+29-Aug) Mon 30-Aug-2010 IRJ 31-Aug-2010, RGI 31-Aug-2010, TR Oct-2010
SE Malmö Citytunneln: Malmö Central - Triangeln - Hyllie - Malmö Syd & Lernacken (- Öresund fixed link) (inaugurated 04-Dec) Sun 12-Dec-2010 TR Feb-2011
SE (Vinslöv -) Sösdala (- Höör - Malmö) station reopening Sat 14-May-2011 RGI 11-Jun-2011
SE Norrköping trams: Ljura - Hageby - Navestad/Ringdansen (- Ensjön) (4.5km) (Ljura - Hageby Trumpetaregatan opened 21-Oct-2010) Fri 21-Oct-2011 TR Dec-2011, www.urbanrail.net
SE (Nässjö C - Sävsjö -) Stockaryd (-) Lammhult (-) Moheda (- Alvesta) reopened halts Mon 09-Jan-2012 TR Mar-2012
SE Sundsvall - Nyland - Örnsköldsvik (- Husum - Umeå): southern part of Botniabanan (inaugurated 29-Aug-2010) Wed 04-Jul-2012 TR Aug-2012
SE (Alvesta -) Gemla (- Växjö) reopened halt Sun 09-Dec-2012 TR Feb-2013
SE Boden - Kalix electrification (freight) Tue 15-Jan-2013 www.infrastrukturnyheter.se/2013/01/nya-haparandabanan-invigd
SE Kalix - Haparanda new electrified (freight) line Tue 15-Jan-2013 www.infrastrukturnyheter.se/2013/01/nya-haparandabanan-invigd
SE (Nässjö C - Alvesta -) Vislanda (-) Diö (- Älmhult -) Killeberg (- Osby -) Hästveda (-) Ballingslöv (- Hässleholm - Malmö) reopened halts Sun 15-Dec-2013 TR Feb-2014, www.pagatagnordost.se
SE Hässleholm - Bjärnum - Vittsjö - Markaryd (- Eldsberga - Halmstad) reopening Sun 15-Dec-2013 TR Feb-2014, www.pagatagnordost.se
SE (Hässleholm - Vinslöv -) Önnestad (- Kristianstad -) Fjälkinge (- Bromölla - Karlskrona) reopened halts Sun 15-Dec-2013 TR Feb-2014, www.pagatagnordost.se
NO Oslo trams: Rikshospitalet terminus turning-triangle Sun 28-Jan-2001 R.1468
NO Nelaug - Arendal: reopening Sun 24-Jun-2001 R.1642
NO Oslo metro: Ullevål Stadion - Storo Wed 20-Aug-2003 R.3211
NO Oslo metro: Storo - Sinsen - Carl Berners plass Mon 21-Aug-2006 R.3211; www.urbanrail.net, TR Oct-2006
NO Bergen light rail: Bergen - Nesttun (- airport) (first part of 10km) Tue 22-Jun-2010 RGI 23-Jun-2010
FI Toijala - Turku electrification Sun 04-Jun-2000 R.0999
FI (Helsinki -) Tikkurila - Kerava (- Riihimäki) quadrupling: Now 4 tracks Helsinki - Kerava Sun 15-Aug-2004 R.2021; TR Oct-2004
FI Helsinki trams: Arabia - Arabiastrand (line 6) Sun 29-Aug-2004 TUT Jan-2001, Yahoo eurotrams group
FI Oulu - Laurila - Rovaniemi electrification Wed 01-Dec-2004 R.2309; TR Jan-2005; www.saunalahti.fi
FI (Helsinki - Kerava -) Järvenpää - Hakosilta (- Lahti): 63km cut-off Sun 03-Sep-2006 R.2021; RGI Dec-2005, TR Oct-2006
FI Oulu - Kontiomäki - Vartius and Kontiomäki - Iisalmi electrification Fri 01-Dec-2006 RGI Oct-2006, TR Feb-2007
FI Helsinki trams: Kolmikulma - Östra Böle=East Pasila (new line 9) Sun 10-Aug-2008 TUT 13-Aug-2008, TR Dec-2008
FI Helsinki - St. Peterburg [RU] upgrade to high speed line Sun 12-Dec-2010 RGI 13-Dec-2010, TR Mar-2011
FI Seinäjoki - Vaasa electrification Sun 11-Dec-2011 TR Dec-2011, RGI 10-Jan-2012
FI Rovaniemi - Kemijärvi electrification (inaugurated 19-Feb) Mon 10-Mar-2014 TR Apr-2014, RGI 15-Apr-2014
DE Warthausen DB station Sat 15-Apr-2000 R.0712
DE Vetschau [DE] - Bocholtz [NL] - Simpelveld (ZLSM tourist trains) Thu 13-Apr-2000 R.1141
DE Erfurt trams: extension of line 2 to Ringelberg (4.6km) Sat 27-May-2000 R.0943
DE Berlin trams: extension of line 20 to Warschauer Brücke Sun 28-May-2000 R.0889
DE Berlin-Charlottenburg - Halensee Sun 28-May-2000 R.0713
DE Dresden: Neucoswig - Radebeul-Naundorf Sun 28-May-2000 R.0713
DE Düren - Distelrath: experimental summer Sunday service Sun 28-May-2000 R.0940
DE Düsseldorf Flughafen (through station) Sun 28-May-2000 R.0760
DE Hockenheim (northern connection from high-speed line to platform road) Sun 28-May-2000 R.0713
DE Klingenthal DB - Hranicna CD Sun 28-May-2000 R.0713
DE Kremmen - Neuruppin Rheinsberger Tor Sun 28-May-2000 R.0713
DE Langenhagen - Hannover Flughafen Sun 28-May-2000 R.0713
DE Magdeburg-Sudenburg - Magdeburg-Buckau Sun 28-May-2000 R.0713
DE Neuruppin Rheinsberger Tor - Herzberg (Mark) Sun 28-May-2000 R.0713
DE Röderau - Zeithain Bogendreieck Sun 28-May-2000 R.0713
DE Züssow - Wolgast Hafen - Wolgaster Fähre Sun 28-May-2000 R.0713
DE Osberghausen - Wiehl (tourist trains) Sat 10-Jun-2000 R.0707
DE Rostock trams: Marienehe - Evershagen (2.7km) Sat 24-Jun-2000 R.0778
DE Niebüll DB - Tønder DSB (seasonal trains) Sun 02-Jul-2000 R.0713
DE Montabaur new station Mon 10-Jul-2000 R.0856
DE Mayen West - Kaisersesch (16.7km); inaugurated 06-Aug Mon 14-Aug-2000 R.1029; TR Feb-2001
DE (Wolkenstein -) Steinbach - Stolln - Jöhstadt (tourist trains) Fri 18-Aug-2000 R.0857
DE Halle (Saale) trams: S-Bhf Halle-Neustadt - Eselsmühle Sun 20-Aug-2000 R.1144
DE Mellrichstadt-Bhf - Ostheim (- Fladungen) (tourist trains) Sat 26-Aug-2000 R.0906, 1726
DE Stuttgart light rail: Heumaden - Nellingen (6.3km) Sat 09-Sep-2000 R.0942
DE Berlin U-Bahn: Vinetastrasse - S-Bhf Pankow (line U2 extension) Sat 16-Sep-2000 R.0970
DE Duisburg trams: Duissern - Meiderich tram tunnel Sat 23-Sep-2000 R.0972
DE Berlin trams: Buchholz Kirche - Buchholz West Fri 29-Sep-2000 R.0970
DE Siegburg Bahnhof: new underground tram terminus Mon 16-Oct-2000 R.1305
DE Dessau trams: (Hbf -) Museum - Kleine Schaftrift: (3.1km; inaugurated 31-Oct) Sun 05-Nov-2000 R.1194, 1302
DE Düren: Im grossen Tal station Sun 05-Nov-2000 R.1174
DE Saarbrücken trams: Cottbuser Platz - Siedlerheim Sun 12-Nov-2000 R.1145
DE Karlsruhe trams: Waldstadt-Jägerhaus - Waldstadt-Europaschule: line 4 (1.5km) Sat 09-Dec-2000 R.1076
DE Frankfurt-am-Main trams: Hbf - Festhalle/Messe - Bockenheimer Warte (U4;1.7km) Sat 10-Feb-2001 R.1276
DE Sindorf: new halt 600m east of former one Sun 18-Mar-2001 R.1306
DE Stralsund-Grünhufe: new station Sun 01-Apr-2001 R.1492
DE Nördlingen - Dinkelsbühl (tourist trains; Bayerisches Eisenbahnmuseum) Sat 07-Apr-2001 R.1308
DE Potsdam trams: extension to Bundesgartenschau and Bornstedt-Viereckremise Sat 07-Apr-2001 R.1553
DE Monsheim - Marnheim - Langmeil (Pfalz): summer weekend trains Sat 26-May-2001 R.1493
DE Augsburg trams: Oberhausen - Stadtgrenze Gersthofen: line 4 (2.5km) Sat 09-Jun-2001 R.1554
DE Stolberg Hbf - Stolberg-Altstadt (formerly Stolberg-Hammer); inaugurated 07-Jun Sat 09-Jun-2001 R.1495
DE Berlin: Abzw Eichgestell - Wuhlheide Rbf - Biesdorfer Kreuz Sun 10-Jun-2001 R.1304
DE Kassel trams: Kaufungen-Papierfabrik - Helsa (- Hessisch-Lichtenau); inaugurated 08-Jun Sun 10-Jun-2001 R.2360
DE Ramsen - Eiswoog (Rheinland-Pfalz): summer weekend trains Sun 10-Jun-2001 R.1756
DE Kaisersesch - Daun - Gerolstein (Rheinland-Pfalz): summer weekend trains Sat 16-Jun-2001 R.1462
DE Bremerhaven-Speckenbüttel - Bederkesa: summer Sunday tourist trains Sun 24-Jun-2001 R.1527
DE Rostock trams: Evershagen - Lütten Klein Sat 07-Jul-2001 R.1551
DE Karlsruhe light rail: Heilbronn Hbf - Heilbronn Stadtmitte - Harmonie Sat 21-Jul-2001 R.1497
DE Berlin S-Bahn: Gesundbrunnen - Bornholmer Strasse - Pankow Mon 17-Sep-2001 R.1659
DE Berlin S-Bahn: Gesundbrunnen - Schönhauser Allee (Innenring) Mon 17-Sep-2001 R.1659
DE (Magdeburg - Wolmirstedt -) Zielitz Ort station (- Zielitz - Stendal) Fri 21-Sep-2001 R.1926
DE Saarbrücken trams: Siedlerheim - Riegelsburg Süd Sun 23-Sep-2001 R.1851
DE Stuttgart S-Bahn: Flughafen - Filderstadt Sat 29-Sep-2001 R.1929
DE Essen light rail: Altenessen Bf - Gelsenkirchen-Fischerstrasse Sun 30-Sep-2001 R.1850
DE Berlin: Biesdorfer Kreuz Nord - Biesdorfer Kreuz Süd Sat 03-Nov-2001 R.1808
DE Gronau (Westfalen) DB - Glanerbrug NS - Enschede (inaugurated 16-Nov) Sun 18-Nov-2001 R.1842
DE Erfurt trams: Domplatz - Benaryplatz (1.2km reopening, inaugurated 23-Nov) Sat 24-Nov-2001 R.1927
DE Augsburg trams: 2.3km line 2 extension to Klinikum/P+R Augsburg West Thu 29-Nov-2001 R.2075
DE Chemnitz trams: Am Flughafen - Goetheplatz: line 4 Sat 15-Dec-2001 R.4085
DE Dortmund light rail: Brechten - Brambauer: reopening as high-platform Stadtbahn Sun 06-Jan-2002 R.2018
DE Görlitz trams: extension to Königshufen/Am Marktkauf (line 3) Fri 18-Jan-2002 R.1928
DE Gotha trams: Sundhausen - Sundhausen-Krankenhaus (650m) Sat 23-Mar-2002 R.2361
DE Nordhausen trams: connection to Harzer Schmalspurbahnen Sat 27-Apr-2002 R.2290
DE Hamburg S-Bahn:Reinbek - Wohltorf - Aumühle: third-rail electrification Sun 26-May-2002 R.2354
DE Jülich - Linnich (Nordrhein-Westfalen) (inaugurated 08-Jun) Sun 09-Jun-2002 R.2247
DE Berlin S-Bahn: Westhafen - Wedding - Gesundbrunnen (completion of Innenring restoration) Sat 15-Jun-2002 R.2244
DE Karlsruhe light-rail: Rastatt - Raumünzach (- Freudenstadt Hbf) electrification Sat 15-Jun-2002 R.2364
DE Köln trams: Bocklemünd - Mengenich Ollenhauerring (- Mengenich Görlinger Zentrum) Sat 15-Jun-2002 R.2359
DE Köln trams: Junkersdorf - Weiden (2.2km; line 1) Sat 15-Jun-2002 R.2359
DE Müncheberg (Mark) - Buckow (Märkische Schweiz) (tourist trains) Sat 15-Jun-2002 R.2110
DE Düsseldorf light rail: Hbf - Oberbilk S - Kaiserslauternerstrasse: (inaugurated 15-Jun) Sun 16-Jun-2002 R.2357
DE Leer - Weener DB - Nieuweschans NS (- Groningen) reopening Sun 16-Jun-2002 R.2287
DE Nürnberg trams: Scheurlstrasse loop reopening to passengers Tue 18-Jun-2002  
DE Stuttgart trams: Berliner Platz - Obere Ziegelei - Hauptfriedhof (U2 regauging & extension) Sat 22-Jun-2002 www.urbanrail.net
DE Düsseldorf (DUS) airport monorail: Flughafen Bahnhof - Parkhaus 4 - Terminal ABC Mon 01-Jul-2002 R.2457, 2503
DE Berlin Hbf/Lehrter Bahnhof: S-Bahn platforms on new high-level Stadtbahn alignment Thu 04-Jul-2002 R.2245
DE Dessau trams: extension to Zoberberg (3km) Fri 05-Jul-2002 R.2355
DE Köln - Montabaur - Frankfurt Flughafen Fernbahnhof (high-speed line; inaugurated 25-Jul) Thu 01-Aug-2002 R.2303
DE Cottbus - Cottbus-Willmersdorf - Peitz Ost (- Guben) Tue 13-Aug-2002 R.2356
DE Bielefeld trams: extension to Lohmannshof Sun 29-Sep-2002 TR Jan-2002
DE Freiburg-im-Breisgau trams: Am Lindenwäldele - Pressehaus Sat 12-Oct-2002 R.4085
DE Bremen trams: Horn-Lehe - Borgfeld (3.5km extension of line 4) Fri 06-Dec-2002 R.2821
DE Nürnberg trams: Dutzendteich - Doku-Zentrum (Bayernstrasse) - Luitpoldhain (1150m) Thu 12-Dec-2002 TUT Dec-2001, www.tram-nuernberg.de
DE Stuttgart trams: Berliner Platz - Hölderlinplatz (U2 regauging) Sat 14-Dec-2002 www.urbanrail.net
DE (Chemnitz -) Altchemnitz - Stollberg: conversion to electric light rail (17km) Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2827
DE (Gotha -) Crawinkel - Gräfenroda Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2684
DE (Leipzig Hbf -) Neuwiederitzsch-Leipziger Messe - Flughafen Leipzig-Halle Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2608
DE Eisfeld - Rauenstein (Thüringen) - Sonneberg (Thüringen) Hbf Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2685
DE Hannover trams: Ostlandstrasse - Königsberger Ring - Anderten Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2822
DE Neumünster - Bad Segeberg (Schleswig-Holstein) Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2289, 3062
DE Pforzheim - Bad Wildbad Bf (- Bad Wildbad Kurpark): electrification (inaugurated 14-Dec) Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2557
DE Rottenbach - Obstfelderschmiede - Mellenbach-Glasbach - Katzhütte: reopening Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2519
DE Sonneberg (Thür) Hbf - Lauscha - Ernstthal (am Rennsteig) - Neuhaus-am-Rennweg Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2686
DE Halle trams: Eselsmühle/Weststrasse - Soltauer Strasse (line 2 extension inaugurated 21-Mar) Sat 22-Mar-2003 R.2915
DE Rostock trams: Hbf - (tunnel) - Südstadt Center - Mensa and Südblick (4.6km) Sat 12-Apr-2003  
DE Bad Schussenried - Bad Schussenried Kloster (summer Sunday trains) Sun 13-Apr-2003 R.2607
DE (Köln -) Gummersbach - Marienheide (- Meinerzhagen - Brügge) (8km) Tue 29-Apr-2003 R.2914
DE Düsseldorf (DUS) airport monorail: Terminal A-B - Terminal C extension (on or before 15-Jun) Sun 15-Jun-2003 R.3314
DE Berlin S-Bahn: Schönhauser Allee - Bornholmer Strasse (new alignment) Mon 16-Jun-2003 R.3063
DE Karlsruhe trams: Wörth Rathaus - Wörth Badepark (inaugurated 14-Jun) Mon 16-Jun-2003 R.3064
DE (Leipzig Hbf -) Flughafen Leipzig-Halle - Gröbers (- Halle Hbf) Mon 30-Jun-2003 R.3263
DE Hüfingen - Bräunlingen Sat 30-Aug-2003 R.3459, 3984
DE Seligenstadt (bei Würzburg) - Prosselsheim - Volkach-Astheim tourist railway Sat 13-Sep-2003 R.4033, 4062
DE Köln/Bonn (CGN) airport loop (inaugural train only; opening 13-Jun-2004) Wed 17-Sep-2003 R.3374
DE Mainz Hbf - Mainz Süd 3rd track Thu 02-Oct-2003 R.3403
DE (Pforzheim -) Bad Wildbad Bf - Bad Wildbad Kurpark Sun 05-Oct-2003 R.3456
DE München U-Bahn: Westfriedhof - Georg-Brauchle-Ring (line U1) Sun 19-Oct-2003 R.3458
DE Halle trams: Saline - Glauchaer Platz - Franckeplatz (900m) Sat 15-Nov-2003 www.strassenbahn-halle.de
DE (Ludwigshafen -) Limburgerhof - Böhl-Iggelheim (- Neustadt) (7 Oct westbound, 30 Oct eastbound) Wed 19-Nov-2003 R.3527
DE Rostock trams: Lütten Klein - Lichtenhagen (1.4 km) Fri 28-Nov-2003 R.4085; www.rsag-online.de
DE Frankfurt-am-Main trams: route 17 extension, Messegelände - Rebstock Sat 13-Dec-2003 R.3524; www.trampage.de
DE (Altenbeken -) Neuenheerse - Willebadessen (- Kassel): new alignment through Egge tunnel Sun 14-Dec-2003 R.3520
DE Frankfurt-am-Main S-Bahn: Offenbach Ost - Offenbach-Bieber - Rödermark-Ober Roden and OF-Bieber - Dietzenbach Bahnhof Sun 14-Dec-2003 R.3523
DE (Essen Hbf -) Essen-Steele - E-Kupferdreh - Velbert-Langenberg - Velbert-Neviges - Wuppertal-Vohwinkel (- Wuppertal Hbf) electrification Sun 14-Dec-2003 R.3627
DE Darmstadt trams: Rhönring - Kranichstein: line 4 and 5 Sun 14-Dec-2003 R.3525; www.heag.de/verkehr
DE Brilon Wald - Korbach Süd reopening Sun 14-Dec-2003 TR May-2004
DE Saarbrücken - Merchweiler - Gennweiler - Illingen (Saar) - Lebach-Jabach: Wemmetsweiler avoiding curve Fri 06-Feb-2004 R.3732
DE Chemnitz trams: Goetheplatz - Zentralhaltestelle: line 4 Sat 20-Mar-2004 R.4085; www.cvag.de
DE Freiburg-im-Breisgau trams: Pressehaus - Johanneskirche Sat 20-Mar-2004 R.4085; web.freiburg.de
DE Magdeburg trams: Europaring extension Wed 14-Apr-2004 R.4085; www.msf-ev.de
DE Berlin S-Bahn: Berlin-Zoologischer Garten - Charlottenburg (reopening) Mon 19-Apr-2004 R.3728
DE Kall - Gemünd (- Hellenthal), together with Düren - Zülpich - Euskirchen (Summer Sundays only) Mon 10-May-2004 R.1460, 4061; www.avv.de
DE Karlsruhe light-rail: Raumünzach - Freudenstadt Hbf electrification Thu 20-May-2004 R.4035
DE (Aachen Hbf -) Aachen Schanz (- Aachen West - Herzogenrath): new station Fri 11-Jun-2004 R.4007
DE Köln/Bonn (CGN) airport loop off Neubaustrecke Sun 13-Jun-2004 R.4003
DE Karlsruhe trams: Auer Strasse (adjacent to Durlach Bf) - Wolfartsweier Nord (inaugurated 12-Jun) Mon 14-Jun-2004 R.4085; www.karlsruhe.de
DE Essen light rail: U17 extension Gelsenkirchen-Fischerstrasse - Buererstrasse; Gelsenkirchen tram 301 resumes route to Essener Strasse Sun 27-Jun-2004 R.4150
DE Magdeburg trams: Listemannstrasse extension Mon 05-Jul-2004 R.4085; www.msf-ev.de
DE (Leipzig -) Grossbothen - Döbeln - Nossen (- Dresden) reopening Sun 22-Aug-2004 R.2365; TR Oct-2004
DE Stolberg Hbf - Aue - Eschweiler West - Eschweiler Talbahnhof/Raiffeisen Platz - Eschweiler-Nothberg - Eschweiler-Weisweiler Sat 11-Sep-2004 R.4007
DE (Ulm -) Schelklingen - Oberheutal - Münsingen - Gomadingen (- Kleinengstingen) reopening Mon 13-Sep-2004 R.4037
DE Braunschweig trams: Hbf - Heinrich-Büssing-Ring - Bürgerpark (800m) Mon 25-Oct-2004 R.4149
DE Oberhausen trams: Sterkrade Bhf - Neumarkt (line 112, 700m) Sat 30-Oct-2004 R.4128
DE München U-Bahn: Georg-Brachle-Ring - Olympia EinkaufsZentrum (U1 extension) Sun 31-Oct-2004 R.4064
DE Karlsruhe light rail: Heilbronn-Harmonie - Pfühlpark (- Öhringen) (1.45km), inaugurated 25-Nov Fri 26-Nov-2004 R.4156
DE Dresden trams: line 9 extension to Elbepark and Kaditz Riegelplatz (1.1km). Mickten - Elbepark opened 29-Nov-2003 with intermittent service Sat 27-Nov-2004 R.4154
DE Nürnberg U-Bahn: Fürth Stadthalle - Klinikum (1.3km; line U1) - regular service from 05-Dec-2004 Sat 04-Dec-2004 R.4155; www.vag.de, www.vgn.de
DE Herzogenrath - Merkstein (- Alsdorf) (Nordrhein-Westfalen); 'taster' trains ran 9+10-Jul-2004 Sun 12-Dec-2004 R.4007; www.avv.de
DE Chemnitz - Niederwiesa - Frankenberg - Hainichen reopening following "Tüchtigung" (inaugurated 11-Dec) Sun 12-Dec-2004 R.0481; TR Jan-2005; www.city-bahn.de
DE Hamburg - Berlin upgrade to high speed line Sun 12-Dec-2004 R.3311, 3726; www.bahn.de
DE Immendingen - Hintschingen - Leipferdingen - Zollhaus-Blumberg reopening Sun 12-Dec-2004 BLN 798.0138 [1997]; www.ringzug.net
DE Rastatt - Bühl (- Offenburg) quadrupling and upgrade to HSL Sun 12-Dec-2004 R.3011; TR Feb-2005
DE Chemnitz -(1)- Burkhardtsdorf -(2)- Thalheim - Aue reopening following upgrade (1: prior to 12-Dec-2004; 2: on 12-Dec-2004) Sat 15-Jan-2005 TR Jan-2005, TR Apr-2005; www.erzgebirgsbahn.de
DE Flöha - Olbernhau reopening after upgrade (onward to Olbernhau-Grünthal 05-Nov-2005) Sat 29-Jan-2005 TR Jan-2005, TR Apr-2005, TR Jan-2006; www.bahn.de
DE Berlin S-Bahn: Lichterfelde - Teltow extension Thu 24-Feb-2005 R.3766, 3832; TR Jan-2005, TR Apr-2005; www.s-bahn-berlin.de
DE Neuruppin - Wittstock (Dosse) reopening Sun 27-Feb-2005 TR Jan-2005, TR Apr-2005; www.db.de
DE Dannenberg Ost - Lüchow: Reopened for weekend trains Sat 12-Mar-2005 R.2392, 4127; TR May-2005
DE Frankenberg - Battenberg: Reopened for Summer Saturdays trains Sat 30-Apr-2005 TR May-2005
DE Osnabrück - Dissen-Bad Rothenfelde (- Bielefeld) "Haller Willem" reopening (inaugurated 10-Jun) Sun 12-Jun-2005 TR Jun-2005; www.hallerwillem.de
DE Erfurt trams: Hauptfriedhof - Flughafen - Bindersleben extension Mon 20-Jun-2005 R.4153; www.evag-erfurt.de
DE Stuttgart trams: Hauptfriedhof - Steinhaldenfeld - Neugereut (U2 extension) Sat 16-Jul-2005 www.urbanrail.net
DE Mannheim trams: Neuostheim - Maimarkt - SAP-Arena - Rangierbf Fri 02-Sep-2005 www.rnv-online.de
DE Karlsruhe light rail: (Karlsruhe -) Heilbronn Pfühlpark - Öhringen (25.5km on DB); resumption of DB interregional services Sat 10-Dec-2005 R.4156; www.karlsruhe.de
DE Stuttgart light rail: Freiberg - Mönchfeld (U5 extension, 1km) Sat 10-Dec-2005 www.vvs.de
DE Zwickau trams: Glück-Auf Center - Neuplanitz Sun 11-Dec-2005 TUT Jan-2003, www.vms-mobil.de
DE (Herzogenrath -) Merkstein - Alsdorf-Annapark (- Alsdorf-Mariadorf) (inaugurated 09-Dec) Sun 11-Dec-2005 R.1495, 4007; TR Jan-2006, www.dieeuregiobahn.de
DE Angermünde - Schwedt electrification Sun 11-Dec-2005 RGI Oct-2005, TR Dec-2005
DE (Arnstadt -) Ilmenau - Ilmenau-Bad reopening Sun 11-Dec-2005 TR Jan-2006
DE München S-Bahn: double-tracking of S8 München - Johanneskirchen - Unterföhring - Ismaning - Flughafen München (Unterföhring tunnel opened 22-Nov-2005) Sun 11-Dec-2005 R.4063; www.s-bahn-muenchen.de
DE Kassel trams: Helsa - Hessisch-Lichtenau extension (Hessen) Sat 28-Jan-2006 R.0239; www.nvv.de
DE Freiburg trams: Stadtbahn Vauban Sat 29-Apr-2006 TR Jul-2006
DE Berlin Hauptbahnhof/Lehrter Bahnhof: long-distance platforms on lower-level, together with new 9km north-south tunnel (inaugurated 26-May) Sun 28-May-2006 R.2682, 3766, 3832; TR Jul-2006, TR Sep-2006
DE Nürnberg - Ingolstadt (high-speed Neubaustrecke) Sun 28-May-2006 R.4081; RGI Jun-2006, TR Jul-2006, TR Sep-2006
DE (Köln Lövenich -) Weiden West (- Frechen-Königsdorf) new station Sun 28-May-2006 R.2359; TR Jul-2006
DE Köln trams: Weiden - Weiden West Bf (Bonnstrasse) Sun 28-May-2006 R.2359; TR Jul-2006
DE Berlin trams: Eberswalder Strasse - U-Bhf Bernauer Strasse - Nordbahnhof Sun 28-May-2006 TR Jul-2006
DE Hannover trams: Lahe - Altwarmbuchen (4.25km) Sun 11-Jun-2006 TR Sep-2006
DE Emden Hbf - Emden Aussenhafen electrification Fri 23-Jun-2006 TR Aug-2006
DE Müllheim - Neuenburg [DE] - Mulhouse [FR] reopening for Sunday-only service Sun 09-Jul-2006 TR Sep-2006, www.scnf.com
DE München U-Bahn: Garching-Hochbrück - Forschungsgelände (U6 extension) Sat 14-Oct-2006 TR Oct-2006, www.urbanrail.net
DE Rostock trams: Schröder Platz - Doberaner Platz Sat 14-Oct-2006 www.rsag-online.de
DE Gera trams: Untermhaus Hbf - Heinrichstrasse - Wintergarten - Zwötzen: Stadtbahnlinie 1 (inaugurated 03-Nov, free trips 04-Nov) Sun 05-Nov-2006 TR Feb-2007, www.gvbgera.de
DE Karlsruhe light rail: Freudenstadt Hbf - Eutingen electrification Sun 10-Dec-2006 www.kvv.de, TR Feb-2007
DE Speyer - Germersheim electrification Sun 10-Dec-2006 TR dec-2006, www.vrn.de
DE Mannheim trams: Sport-und-Messepark - Neuhermsheim Sun 10-Dec-2006 TR Feb-2007, www.vrn.de, wikipedia
DE Heidelberg trams: Römerkreis - Kirchheim (line 6) Sun 10-Dec-2006 www.heidelberg.de, www.rnv-online.de, TR Feb-2007
DE Traunreut - Hörpolding (- Traunstein) reopening Sun 10-Dec-2006 www.suedostbayernbahn.de, TR Feb-2007
DE Bayreuth - Weidenberg reopening Mon 08-Jan-2007 R.3833; TR Mar-2006, www.bahn.de/regio_oberfranken
DE Berlin trams: Prenzlauer Tor - Alexanderplatz Wed 30-May-2007 www.bvg.de
DE (Trier -) Perl [DE] - Apach [FR] (- Thionville - Metz) reopening, weekend-only Sun 10-Jun-2007 www.bahn.de, www.der-takt.de
DE München U-Bahn: Olympiazentrum - Olympia EinkaufsZentrum (- Moosach S-Bhf) (U3 extension) Sun 28-Oct-2007 R.4064; www.urbanrail.net
DE (Hamburg Neugraben -) Fischbek (- Neu Wulmstorf - Buxtehude) new stop Sun 09-Dec-2007 TR Jan-2008, www.niederelbe-s-bahn.de
DE Bremen Vegesack - Bremen Farge reopening Sun 16-Dec-2007 de.wikipedia, TR Mar-2008
DE Berlin suburban: (Yorckstrasse -) Julius-Leber-Brücke=Kolonnenstrasse (- Schöneberg) new station Fri 02-May-2008 www.urbanrail.net
DE Lübeck Flughafen=Blankensee halt reopening Mon 26-May-2008 www.bahnnews.info/aktuelles/bermai08.htm
DE (Züssow -) Ahlbeck Grenze - Swinoujscie (Dworzec Centrum): 1.6km: Usedomer Bäderbahn (inaugurated 20-Sep) Sun 21-Sep-2008 R.1978; TR Oct-2008, www.ubb-online.com
DE Hamburg S-Bahn: Ohlsdorf - Hamburg (HAM) airport Fri 12-Dec-2008 R.1529; www.s-bahn-hamburg.de, www.urbanrail.net
DE Hamburg - Lübeck - Travemünde Strand electrification. New alignment Pöppendorf - Travemünde Skandinavienkai (2km) opened early Jul-2005 Sun 14-Dec-2008 Thomas Cook European Rail Timetable Dec-2008
DE (Stolberg Hbf -) Weisweiler - Langerwehe (inaugurated 10-Jun) Sun 14-Jun-2009 R.4007; TR Aug-2009
DE (Jatznick -) Ueckermünde - Ueckermünde Stadthafen Sat 15-Aug-2009 www.ueckermuende.de
DE (Dresden -) Radeberg - Kleinröhrsdorf (- Kamenz) reopening (Arnsdorf avoiding curve) Mon 04-Oct-2009 de.wikipedia
DE Stuttgart S-Bahn: Plochingen - Kirchheim (Teck) extension Sun 13-Dec-2009 RGI 24-Dec-2009
DE Neckargemünd - Meckesheim - Sinsheim - Steinsfurt - Bad Friedrichshall-Jagstfeld, Steinsfurt - Eppingen electrification Sun 13-Dec-2009 www.der-takt.de
DE Eschwege West - Eschwege Niederhone new station - Eschwege Sun 13-Dec-2009 de.wikipedia
DE Meckesheim - Aglasterhausen electrification Sun 13-Jun-2010 TR Aug-2010
DE Fehmarn-Burg station reopening Sat 31-Jul-2010 TR Aug-2010, TR Dec-2010
DE (Kall -) Gemünd - Schleiden - Hellenthal reopening (tourist trains) Sun 01-Aug-2010 R.0728, 4061; TR Nov-2010, www.oleftalbahn.de
DE Hannover trams: extension to Misburg Nord (1.6km) Sun 12-Dec-2010 www.uestra.de
DE Lauf (li.Pegnitz) - Hartmannshof electrification Sun 12-Dec-2010 TR Jan-2011
DE (Dresden -) Böhla - Weissig (- Leipzig) curve Sun 12-Dec-2010 TR Mar-2011
DE München U-Bahn: Olympia EinkaufsZentrum - Moosach S-Bhf (U3 extension) Wed 15-Dec-2010 www.urbanrail.net
DE Laupheim-West avoiding curve: Laupheim Stadt - Schemmerberg (- Biberach an der Riss) Sun 12-Jun-2011 de.wikipedia
DE Berlin trams: S-Bhf Adlershof - Karl-Ziegler-Strasse (Wissenschaftsstadt) Sun 04-Sep-2011 www.urbanrail.net
DE Kassel trams: Holländische Strasse - Vellmar (4.5km) (inauguration 22-Oct) Sun 23-Oct-2011 RGI 21-Nov-2011, TR Jan-2012, www.urbanrail.net
DE (Herzogenrath -) Alsdorf-Annapark - Alsdorf-Mariadorf - Alsdorf-Poststrasse (- Stolberg) Sun 11-Dec-2011 R.1495, 4007; TR Mar-2012
DE Darmstadt-Eberstadt - Pfungstadt reopening (inaugurated 10-Dec) Sun 11-Dec-2011 TR Mar-2012
DE (Mannheim Hbf -) Mannheim ARENA/Maimarkt (- Seckenheim) new halt Sun 11-Dec-2011 www.vrn.de
DE Bremen Vegesack - Bremen Farge electrification Sun 11-Dec-2011 www.regiosbahn.de
DE Brilon Wald - Brilon Stadt reopening Sun 11-Dec-2011 R.0239; TR Mar-2012
DE Graben-Neudorf - Germersheim (- Bruchsal) electrification; Germersheim Mitte / Rhein, Bruchsal Am Mantel, Bruchsal Sportzentrum new stops Sun 11-Dec-2011 TR Feb-2012
DE Sindelfingen - Maichingen - Renningen reopening (Sindelfingen - Maichingen 13-Jun) Sat 08-Dec-2012 R.1954; TR Feb-2013, de.wikipedia
DE Bad Krozingen - Münstertal electrification Sat 21-Sep-2013 de.wikipedia
DE Leipzig Citytunnel: Hauptbahnhof - Bayerischer Bahnhof - Semmelweisstrasse Sun 15-Dec-2013 IRJ 16-Dec-2013, TR Feb-2014, www.citytunnelleipzig.de
DE (Bonn Hbf -) Bonn Helmholtzstrasse (- Bonn-Duisdorf - Meckenheim -) Rheinbach Römerkanal (- Rheinbach - Euskirchen) new halts Sun 15-Dec-2013 de.wikipedia
DE Lindern - Heinsberg (Rheinland) reopening and electrification Sun 15-Dec-2013 TR Mar-2014
DE Senden - Weissenhorn reopening Sun 15-Dec-2013 TR Mar-2014
DE Hof - Plauen - Reichenbach (Vogtland) electrification (10-Dec-2012 Plauen - Reichenbach) Sun 15-Dec-2013 RGI 13-Feb-2014, de.wikipedia
DE Erzingen - Trasadingen [CH] (- Schaffhausen) electrification (inaugurated 05-Oct) Sun 15-Dec-2013 TR Dec-2013
DE (Gummersbach -) Marienheide - Meinerzhagen (- Brügge) reopening Wed 26-Feb-2014 R.2914; de.wikipedia
DE (Herzogenrath -) Alsdorf-Poststrasse - Eschweiler St. Jöris (- Stolberg) Sun 15-Jun-2014 R.1495, 4007; private commn.
DE Saarbrücken trams: extension from Riegelsberg Süd to Heusweiler - Lebach (27-Sep-2009 to Walpershofen-Etzenhofen, 31-Oct-2011 to Heusweiler Markt) Sun 05-Oct-2014 urbanrail.net
AT Deutschkreutz ÖBB - Sopron MAV electrification Sun 28-May-2000 R.0639
AT St.Anton-im-Arlberg: new station on new alignment Mon 11-Sep-2000 R.1197
AT Wien U-Bahn: U3 extension: Erdberg - Simmering Sat 02-Dec-2000 R.1254
AT (Wien -) St.Peter-Seitenstetten - St.Valentin (- Linz): new alignment Fri 31-Aug-2001 R.1618
AT St.Peter-Seitenstetten - St.Valentin four-track section Fri 31-Aug-2001 R.1618
AT Summerau ÖBB - Horní Dvorísté CD: electrification Mon 10-Dec-2001 R.1956
AT Wien S-Bahn: Rennweg - Kaiserebersdorf (- Schwechat - Flughafen Wien): new alignment Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2828
AT Langen am Arlberg - Blisadona tunnel - Klosterle realignment Fri 03-Oct-2003 R.3531
AT Linz trams: underpass beneath Hauptbahnhof; date could also be 03-Sep-2004 Tue 31-Aug-2004 R.4038
AT Linz trams: (Simonysstrasse -) Hillerstrasse - Bahnhof Ebelsberg - solarCity extension (2.3km) Fri 02-Sep-2005 R.3850; TUT Oct-2005
AT Linz Hauptbahnhof: Integration with Linzer Lokalbahn Fri 18-Nov-2005 R.4158; TUT Oct-2005, TR Jan-2006, www.stern-verkehr.at/sverkehr/
AT (Salzburg Hbf -) Salzburg Taxham-Europark (- Freilassing DB) new station Sat 17-Jun-2006 TR Aug-2006
AT Wien U-Bahn: Kagran - Leopoldau ÖBB Bhf (line U1 extension) Sat 02-Sep-2006 R.2367; www.urbanrail.net, TR Oct-2006
AT Mistelbach - Laa an der Thaya electrification (inaugurated 09-Dec) Sun 10-Dec-2006 TR Feb-2007, www.oebb.at
AT Retz ÖBB - Satov CD (- Znojmo) electrification (actual use may have started in 2007) Sun 10-Dec-2006 TR Feb-2006, TR Oct-2006
AT Graz (Hbf -) Don Bosco (- Ostbf & Puntigam) new station Fri 07-Sep-2007 TR Nov-2007
AT Wartberg - Kirchdorf doubling (4.5km, Schlierbach by-pass) Mon 10-Sep-2007 TR Nov-2007
AT Deutschkreutz - Neckenmarkt-Horitschon reopening Mon 10-Dec-2007 TR Mar-2008
AT Wien U-Bahn: Schottenring - Praterstern/Wien Nord - Stadion (line U2 extension) Sat 10-May-2008 R.2367; RGI 15-May-2008, TR Jul-2008, www.urbanrail.net
AT (Salzburg Hbf -) Salzburg Mülln Altstadt (-) Salzburg Aiglhof (- Taxham-Europark - Freilassing DB) new stations Sun 13-Dec-2009 TR Aug-2010
AT Neusiedl - Purbach - Wulkaprodersdorf electrification Mon 14-Dec-2009 TR Nov-2009, burgenland.orf.at/stories/409135
AT Wien U-Bahn: Stadion - Stadlau ÖBB Bhf - Aspernstrasse (line U2 extension) Sat 02-Oct-2010 R.2367; RGI 16-Oct-2010, TR Dec-2010, www.urbanrail.net
AT Koralmbahn: (Graz -) Werndorf - Wettmannstätten (- Weststeiermark - Lavanttal - Eis-Ruden - Aich - Mittlern) first section Sun 12-Dec-2010 TR Feb-2011
AT Wien Hauptbahnhof station (with access to Südtirolplatz S-bahn station) replacing Wien Süd and Wien Ost Sun 09-Dec-2012 TR Jan-2013
AT (Wien -) Hadersdorf-Weidlingau - Tullnerfeld - Wagram - St.Pölten: high-speed line (Tullnerfeld opened 13-Dec-2009 as part of Tulln - Moosbierbaum realignment) Sun 09-Dec-2012 TR Feb-2010, TR Jan-2013, TR Feb-2013, RGI 27-Dec-2012
AT (Wien - St.Pölten -) Ybbs - Amstetten (- Kleinmünchen - Linz): high-speed line Tue 02-Apr-2013 IRJ 03-Apr-2013, TR May-2013
AT (Salzburg Hbf - Salzburg Taxham-Europark -) Salzburg Liefering (- Freilassing DB) new halt Sun 15-Dec-2013 www.s-bahn-salzburg.at/content.php?id=67&m_id=11
PL Kraków trams: Wielicka - Kurdwanow Sun 01-Oct-2000 R.1158
PL Warszawa metro: Centrum - Ratusz Fri 11-May-2001 R.1469
PL Stare Bojanowo Wask - Smigiel - Sniaty (- Wielichowo) reopening ? from Mar-02 timetable Mon 04-Mar-2002 R.2144
PL Elblag trams: Plk Stanislaw Dabka - Ogolna Hypernova extension: line 4 Sat 31-Aug-2002 TR Sep-2002
PL Krosniewice - Dabrowice - Wielka Wies Mon 04-Nov-2002 R.2532
PL Krosniewice - Krzewie Mon 04-Nov-2002 R.2532
PL Krosniewice - Ostrowy Mon 04-Nov-2002 R.2532
PL Zwardón PKP - Skalité-Serafinov ZSR - Cadca: 20km 3kV dc electrification Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2625
PL Elk - Olecko reopening Fri 18-Feb-2005 TR Apr-2005
PL Warszawa metro: Dworzec Gdanski - Plac Wilsona (1.3km) Fri 08-Apr-2005 TR Jun-2005; www.urbanrail.net
PL Slawno - Darlowo reopening Mon 20-Jun-2005 TR Aug-2005
PL (Kraków -) Mydlniki - Balice (- airport) Fri 26-May-2006 TR Jul-2006, TR Apr-2007
PL (Kraków -) Kraków business park (- Katowice) new station Sun 15-Feb-2007 TR Apr-2007
PL (Sedislaw -) Lubawka - Kralovec [CZ] (- Trutnov) reopening Sun 05-Jul-2008 TR Sep-2008
PL Miedzylesie - Lichkov [CZ] electrification (01-Sep-2008 for freight) Sun 14-Dec-2008 TR Jan-2009, TR Feb-2009
PL Szklarska Poreba Górna - Szklarska Poreba-Huta new halt - Jakuszyce - Nowy Swiat PKP - Harrachov CD (inaugural run 02-Jul-2010) (Szklarska Poreba Górna - Jakuszyce opened 03-Jul-2010) Sat 28-Aug-2010 R.1867; RGI 11-Sep-2010, TR Oct-2010
PL (Warszawa -) Sluzewiec - Warsaw Frederic Chopin=Okecie airport (former freight-only line) Fri 01-Jun-2012 en.wikipedia
PL Lublin (Swidnik) airport branch Mon 17-Dec-2012 TR Dec-2012, RGI 19-Dec-2012, TR Feb-2013
PL Czerwiensk avoiding curve (south to east) Sun 09-Jun-2013 RGI 11-Jun-2013
PL Goleniow-Szczecin airport branch (inaugurated 29-May) Sun 09-Jun-2013 TR Jul-2013
PL (Warszawa Wilenska -) Warszawa Zacisze-Wilno (- Zabki) new halt Sun 09-Jun-2013 RGI 23-Aug-2013
CZ Hranicna CD - Klingenthal DB Sun 28-May-2000 R.0713
CZ Obratan zastávka: new halt (day uncertain) Mon 01-Jan-2001 R.1430
CZ Ceska Ves bazén: new halt Sat 24-Mar-2001 R.1429
CZ Ceské Budejovice - Horní Dvorísté 25kV 50Hz electrification Thu 07-Jun-2001 R.1428
CZ Horní Dvorísté CD - Summerau ÖBB: electrification Mon 10-Dec-2001 R.1956
CZ (Rakovník -) Cistá - Kralovice u Rakovnika (- Mladotice) reopening (likely date) Sun 27-Jan-2002 R.2261
CZ Praha trams: Hlubocepy - Barrandov extension Sat 29-Nov-2003 R.3536
CZ Praha metro: Holesovice - Ladvi (4km extension to north-east) Sat 26-Jun-2004 R.4015
CZ Kadan - Karlovy Vady electrification Fri 26-May-2006 TR Aug-2006, RGI Aug-2006
CZ Praha metro: Skalka - Depo Hostivar (line A; 1km) Sat 27-May-2006 www.urbanrail.net, TR Jul-2006, RGI Jul-2006
CZ Ostrava - Opava electrification Sun 10-Dec-2006 TR Jan-2007
CZ (Znojmo -) Satov CD - Retz ÖBB electrification (actual use may have started in 2007) Sun 10-Dec-2006 TR Feb-2006, TR Oct-2006
CZ Brezno u Chomutova - Drouzkovice - Chomutov: 7.1km cut-off (original date Jan-2004; delayed due to instabilities) Sun 01-Apr-2007 R.3537; RGI Apr-2007, TR May-2007
CZ Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi - Ostrava Kuncice electrification Wed 21-Nov-2007 TR Feb-2008
CZ Praha metro: Ladvi - Prosek - Letnany (extension to east) Thu 08-May-2008 RGI 09-May-2008, TR Jul-2008, www.urbanrail.net
CZ (Trutnov -) Kralovec - Lubawka [PL] (- Sedislaw) reopening Sun 05-Jul-2008 TR Sep-2008
CZ Lichkov - Miedzylesie [PL] electrification (01-Sep-2008 for freight) Sun 14-Dec-2008 TR Jan-2009, TR Feb-2009
CZ Lysá nad Labem - Milovice electrification Sun 13-Dec-2009 TR Jan-2010, TR Feb-2010
CZ Satov - Znojmo-Novy Saldorf new station - Znojmo electrification Sun 13-Dec-2009 TR Jan-2010
CZ Zábreh nad Morave - Sumperk electrification Sun 13-Dec-2009 TR Jan-2010, TR Feb-2010
CZ Ceské Budejovice - Nové Hrady - Ceské Velenice electrification (Ceské Budejovice - Nové Hrady 18-Jan-2009) Fri 11-Jun-2010 RGI 14-Aug-2010, TR Aug-2010
CZ Harrachov CD - Nowy Swiat PKP (- Jakuszyce - Szklarska Poreba) Górna (inaugural run 02-Jul-2010) Sat 28-Aug-2010 R.1867; RGI 11-Sep-2010, TR Oct-2010
SK Cadca - Skalité-Serafinov ZSR - Zwardón PKP: 20km 3kV dc electrification Sun 15-Dec-2002 R.2625
SK Reopened: Zohor - Záhorská Ves (02-Sep-2003); Zohor - Rohoznik (?) Tue 02-Sep-2003 R.3538
HU Sopron MAV - Deutschkreutz ÖBB electrification Sun 28-May-2000 R.0639
HU Csömödér - Lenti (new 760mm-gauge forestry line) Sat 24-Jun-2000 R.0800
HU Budapest-Istvántelek: new railway museum Fri 14-Jul-2000 R.0832
HU Kemence 600mm-gauge forestry-museum railway: first 2km Sat 29-Jul-2000 R.0870
HU (Budapest - Székesfehérvár -) Boba - Celldömölk - Szombathely electrification Sun 10-Dec-2000 R.1083
HU Budapest trams: Lagymanyosi extension: line 1 Fri 15-Dec-2000 R.1258
HU Zalalövö - Bajánsenye MAV (- Hodos SZ - Puconci - Murska Sobota) Mon 18-Dec-2000 R.1159
HU Zalalövö MAV - Hodos SZ - Puconci - Murska Sobota (inaugurated 16-May) Thu 17-May-2001 R.1432
HU (Szob - Márianosztra -) Nagyírtáspuszta - Nagybörzsöny: (18km, 760mm-gauge tourist trains) Sat 07-Sep-2002 R.2626
HU Budapest: Ferihegy I new halt near Budapest Ferihegy (BUD) airport Mon 16-Jul-2007 TR Aug-2007, Thomas Cook's European Timetable Sep-2007
HU Zalaegerszeg avoiding line Mon 25-May-2009 TR Jul-2009
HU Szob - Márianosztra (- Nagyírtáspuszta - Nagybörzsöny) reopening (4km, 760mm-gauge) Sat 18-Jul-2009 TR Dec-2009
HU Boba - Ukk - Zakaszentiván - Zalaegerszeg - Bajánsenye - Hodos [SI] electrification (Boba-Zalaegerszeg energized 19-May-2010) Fri 20-Aug-2010 TR Oct-2010
HU Szombathely - Szentgotthárd electrification Sun 12-Dec-2010 TR Feb-2011
SI Murska Sobota - Puconci - Hodos SZ - Zalalövö MAV (inaugurated 16-May) Thu 17-May-2001 R.1432
SI Ljubljana - BTC City-Ljubljana Mon 05-Dec-2005 TR Mar-2006
SI Hodos - Bajánsenye [HU] electrification Fri 20-Aug-2010 TR Oct-2010
HR Osijek Donji Grad - Dalj Sun 28-May-2000 R.0801
HR Sunja - Novska Sun 28-May-2000 R.0801
HR Zagreb trams: Dubrava - Dubec (lines 1 and 4); extension opened Oct or Nov-2000 Wed 01-Nov-2000 R.1333
HR Zagreb trams: Jarun - Precko (line 17); extension opened Oct or Nov-2000 Wed 01-Nov-2000 R.1333
RS Sargan-Vitasi - Jatare (760mm-gauge tourist trains) Thu 14-Sep-2000 R.0954
RS Pristina - Kosovo Polje - Pec Wed 30-May-2001 R.1643
RS Kosovo Polje - Gracanica Fri 11-Apr-2003 R.3097
RS Pristina - Kosovo Polje - Pec reopening Mon 01-Oct-2007 TR Dec-2007
GR Athína: Attiko Metro: (Dafni - Akropoli -) Syntagma - Omonia - Sepolia (line 2) Fri 28-Jan-2000 R.0496
GR Athína: Attiko Metro: Syntagma - Ethniki Amyna (line 3) Fri 28-Jan-2000 R.0496
GR Paleofarsalos - Karditsa (- Trikala - Kalambaka): reopening after regauging to 1435mm Sat 04-Mar-2000 R.0608
GR (Piraeus - Athína -) Korinos - Eghinion Kolindros (- Thessaloniki): new alignment (date uncertain) Sat 01-Jul-2000 R.1003
GR Athína: Attiko Metro: Dafni - Akropoli - Syntagma (line 2) (inaugurated 15-Nov) Fri 10-Nov-2000 R.1080
GR (Paleofarsalos -) Karditsa - Trikala (- Kalambaka): reopening after regauging to 1435mm Thu 21-Dec-2000 R.1313
GR (Paleofarsalos - Karditsa -) Trikala - Kalambaka: reopening after regauging to 1435mm Sat 27-Jan-2001 R.1313
GR Athína trams: Zappeion - 2004 Olympics stadium - Neo Faliron / Glyfada (24km) Mon 19-Jul-2004 R.3838, 3943
GR (Athína -) Acharne - ATH airport Sat 31-Jul-2004 R.3837, 3944
GR Athína: Attiko Metro: (Syntagma -) Ethniki Amyna - ATH airport Sat 31-Jul-2004 R.3837, 3944
GR Athína - Kórinthos - Kiaton: new 1435mm-gauge line. Athína airport - SKA - Kórinthos opened as standard gauge unelectrified light rail line 05-Oct-2005 (inaugurated 26-Sep, followed by week of free operation) Mon 09-Jul-2007 R.1315; RGI Dec-2005, TR Jan-2006, TR Aug-2007, Thomas Cook's European Timetable Aug-2007
GR (Athína -) Lithóchoro - Kateríni - Thessaloniki electrification Tue 11-Sep-2007 R.3203; IRJ 10-Sep-2007, TR Oct-2007
GR Athína -) Lárissa - Lithóchoro (- Thessaloniki) electrification Wed 03-Sep-2008 R.3203; TR Oct-2008
GR Athína - Inói - Halkída electrification Sat 01-Aug-2009 TR Sep-2009
GR (Larissa -) Ághioi Anárgyroi (-) Metamórphosis (-Neratziotissa) new stations Sun 08-Aug-2010 TR Oct-2010
BG (Sofia - Pernik -) Dupnitsa - General Todorov (- Kulata): electrification (date uncertain) Tue 01-Jan-2002 R.2094
BG (Sofia - Zaharna Fabrika -) Vardar (- Gorna Banya) new station Sun 14-Dec-2008 TR Mar-2009
BG Svilengrad - Kapitan Andreevo - Kapikule [TR] electrification Thu 09-May-2013 IRJ 09-May-2013, RGI 09-May-2013, TR Jul-2013
RO (Bucuresti Nord -) Henri Coanda International Airport (- Balotesti) new station Wed 04-Mar-2009 TR May-2009, otp-airport.ro
UA (Kiev=Kyiv -) Kolomak - Radnarkomivska (- Kharkiv) electrification Thu 20-Sep-2007 TR Nov-2007, TR Dec-2007
UA Lugansk - Debaltsevo electrification Fri 21-Sep-2007 TR Nov-2007
UA Fastiv - Zhytomyr electrification Mon 22-Aug-2011 TR Oct-2011, RGI 22-Oct-2011
UA Poltava - Kremenchuk electrification Thu 10-Nov-2011 RGI 04-Dec-2011
MD Revaca=Reveca (near Chisinau) - Cainari (rebuilding: destroyed in world war II; needed to avoid Bendery/Tighin in "occupied" area) (inaugurated 19-Sep, freight 20-Sep) Sat 01-Oct-2005 TR Feb-2005, RGI Nov-2005
LT (Vilnius -) Vilnius airport (- Kirtimai) new station Thu 02-Oct-2008 TR Oct-2008, en.wikipedia
LV (Riga -) Lugazi LDZ - Valga ER (- Tallinn) reopening Sun 16-Jun-2002 R.2231, 2327
LV (Riga -) Tukums - Ventspils reopening Mon 01-Sep-2008 TR Mar-2008, www.ldz.lv/?object_id=3388
EE (Tallinn -) Valga ER - Lugazi LDZ (- Riga) reopening Sun 16-Jun-2002 R.2231, 2327
Asia plus European Russia and European Turkey
IL Tel-Aviv Savidor - Bene Baraq - Rosh Ha'Ayin Sat 03-Jun-2000 R.0835
IL Tel Aviv commuter rail: Tel Aviv - Kefar-Sava=Kfar-Saba (day uncertain; reports on the 24-Apr-2003 bombing attack said Kfar Saba's train station opened only three weeks before, when rail service to Tel Aviv was inaugurated) Thu 03-Apr-2003 RGI May-2001
IL Tel-Aviv Hashalom - TLV Ben-Gurion Airport (- Modiyin) (8km) Sun 10-Oct-2004 R.4069
IL (Tel Aviv -) Bet Shemesh - Jerusalem: reopening Sat 09-Apr-2005 Thomas Cook's Overseas Timetable Mar-2005, RGI May-2005
IL (Tel Aviv -) Ashdod - Ashqelon upgraded from freight to passenger line (15km) Sat 09-Apr-2005 Thomas Cook's Overseas Timetable Mar-2005, RGI May-2005
IL Beer Sheva Tzafon University - Dimona Sat 17-Dec-2005 RGI Jan-2006
IL (Tel-Aviv Hashalom -) TLV Ben-Gurion Airport - Lod Sat 30-Dec-2006 www.israrail.org.il
IL (Tel-Aviv - Qiryat Gat -) Levahim-Rahat (- Be'er Sheva Tzafon/University) new station Sat 23-Jun-2007 RGI 03-Sep-2007
IL (Tel-Aviv Hashalom -) TLV Ben-Gurion Airport - Pe'atey Modiyin (- Modiyin Merkaz) Sat 01-Sep-2007 R.4069; RGI 10-Aug-2007, www.israrail.org.il
IL (Tel-Aviv Hashalom -) Pe'atey Modiyin - Modiyin Merkaz Tue 01-Apr-2008 RGI 25-Apr-2008
IL (Tel Aviv - Bene Beraq -) Petah Tiqwa-Qiryat Arye (- Petah Tiqwa-Segulla - Kefar Sava) new station (or 05-May) Sat 03-May-2008 en.wikipedia, www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/980085.html
IL (Tel Aviv HaHagana -) Lod-Ganey Aviv (- Lod ) new station (or 05-May) Sat 03-May-2008 www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/980085.html
IL Jerusalem light rail: first line: Pisgat Ze'ev - Old City - Jaffa Road - Mount Herzl Fri 19-Aug-2011 TUT 19-Aug-2011, RGI 23-Aug-2011, www.urbanrail.net
IL Tel Aviv HaHagana - Rishon LeZion Moshe Dayan Mon 26-Sep-2011 RGI 06-Oct-2011
TR Izmir light-rail metro: first line Tue 23-May-2000 R.0717
TR Istanbul heavy metro: (Yenikapi -) Taksim - Sisli - 4.Levent Sat 16-Sep-2000 R.1009
TR Mardin - Nusaybin TCDD - Al-Qamishli CFS - Rabia al-Yaroubiah IRR - Mosul - Baghdad Fri 20-Jul-2001 R.1602
TR Bursa light rail: Küçük Sanayi / Organize Sanayi - Acemler - Osmangazi (free rides 23-Apr-18-May) Sun 19-May-2002 R.2408, 2439
TR Bursa light rail: Osmangazi - Sehreküstü Thu 08-Aug-2002 R.2408, 2439
TR Istanbul light metro: (Aksaray - Otogar - Zeytinburnu -) Yenibosna - Havaalani=IST airport Fri 20-Dec-2002 R.3217
TR Istanbul Kadiköy tourist/heritage trams: 2.5km ring line (meter gauge) Sat 01-Nov-2003  
TR Eskisehir light rail: Otogar (=bus-station) - Carsi - Anadolu University - SSK: line 1 (9.8km) and Osmanganzi University - Carsi - Muttalip (Opera): line 2 (4.7km) Fri 24-Dec-2004 R.4192
TR Istanbul underground funicular: Kabatas (port) - Taksim Thu 29-Jun-2006 www.urbanrail.net
TR Ankara - Eskisehir high speed line (inaugurated 13-Mar) Sat 14-Mar-2009 RGI 12-Mar-2009, IRJ 13-Mar-2009, TR Jun-2009
TR Adana light metro: first line (first phase may have opened in 2002) Wed 18-Mar-2009 www.urbanrail.net
TR Izmir heavy metro: electrification of 80 km TCDD local lines: Southern line: Alsançak - Cumaovasi Mon 30-Aug-2010 R.1059; RGI 10-Nov-2010
TR Izmir heavy metro: electrification of 80 km TCDD local lines: Northern line: Alsançak - Çigli - Aliaga (Alsançak - Çigli inaugurated 05-Dec-2010) Sun 30-Jan-2011 R.1059; RGI 10-Nov-2010, www.urbanrail.net, skyscrapercity
TR (Ankara -) Polatli - Konya high speed line (inaugurated 17-Dec-2010 and 23-Aug-2011) Tue 24-Aug-2011 IRJ 23-Aug-2011, RGI 24-Aug-2011, TR Oct-2011
TR Polatli avoiding HSL curve enabling Eskisehir - Konya Sat 23-Mar-2013 RGI 28-Mar-2013
TR Kapikule - Kapitan Andreevo [BG] - Svilengrad electrification Thu 09-May-2013 IRJ 09-May-2013, RGI 09-May-2013, TR Jul-2013
TR Istanbul: (Kazliçesme -) Yenikapi - Sirkeci -(tunnel under the Bosphorus)- Üsküdar - Ayrilikçesme (- Sögütlüçesme) (Sirkeci station opened 01-Dec) Tue 29-Oct-2013 R.3247, 3811; RGI 29-Oct-2013, IRJ 29-Oct-2013, TR Dec-2013, en.wikipedia
TR Ankara metro: Batikent - OSB Törekent (Sincan) extension (17.7km) Wed 12-Feb-2014 www.urbanrail.net
TR Istanbul heavy metro: Yenikapi - Sishani - Taksim (Sishani - Taksim opened 30-Jan-2009) Sat 15-Feb-2014 R.0921; RGI 18-Feb-2014, www.urbanrail.net
TR Eskisehir - Pendik (- Istanbul) high speed line Fri 25-Jul-2014 TR Sep-2014
SY (Halab/Aleppo -) Abu Kamal CFS - Husaiba IRR (- Mosul) Tue 01-Aug-2000 R.0899
SY Mardin - Nusaybin TCDD - Al-Qamishli CFS - Rabia al-Yaroubiah IRR - Mosul - Baghdad Fri 20-Jul-2001 R.1602
IQ (Mosul -) Husaiba IRR - Abu Kamal CFS (- Halab/Aleppo) Tue 01-Aug-2000 R.0899
IQ Mardin - Nusaybin TCDD - Al-Qamishli CFS - Rabia al-Yaroubiah IRR - Mosul - Baghdad Fri 20-Jul-2001 R.1602
AE Dubai metro: First line Wed 09-Sep-2009 www.urbanrail.net
IR Tehran metro: Sadeghieh suburban-line terminus - Imam Khomeini Square (first section; west-east line 2; 9.3km; inaugurated 20-Feb) Mon 21-Feb-2000 R.0900, 2233
IR (Tehran -) Mashhad - Sarakhs RAI - Tedzhen TDZ (- Chardzhoy - Dushanbe / Tashkent) Thu 11-Jan-2001 R.1320
IR Tehran metro: Ali Abad - Tehran RAI main station - Imam Khomeini Square - Darvazeh Dowlat (south-north line 1; 10km) Tue 28-Aug-2001 R.1677, 2233
IR Tehran metro: Darvazeh Dowlat - Mirdamad (line 1; 7km) Mon 18-Mar-2002 R.2233
IR (Tehran -) Kerman - Bam (- Zahedan): link between railways of west and south Asia (ready in Feb-2003) Wed 22-Dec-2004 R.3560; RGI Feb-2005
IR Tehran suburban: (Sadeghieh -) Karaj - Mahdasht - Golshahr (- Hashtgerd) (9km) Tue 15-Mar-2005 R.0900; RGI Apr-2005; www.tehranmetro.com
IR Mashhad - Bafgh=Bafq (800km, primarily freight; passenger trains envisaged) Tue 03-May-2005 R.3560; RGI Mar-2005; www.tehrantimes.com 04-May-2005
IR Esfahan - Eghlid (- Shiraz) Mon 02-Feb-2009 RGI 16-Feb-2009
IR Mashhad light rail: first line (west-east; 18km) Mon 10-Oct-2011 RGI 21-Nov-2011
IR Tabriz - Azarshahr electrification Sat 13-Oct-2012 RGI 17-Oct-2012
RU Gudermes station, Chechnya: reopening after war damage Thu 08-Jun-2000 R.0742
RU Moskva Paveletskiy - Aeroport Domodedovo: East Line airport trains Thu 01-Aug-2002 R.2381
RU (Moskva -) Khabarovsk - Ussuriysk (- Vladivostok): completion of Trans-Siberian electrification Wed 25-Dec-2002 R.2696
RU Moskva metro: extension west to Park Pobedy Tue 06-May-2003 R.2993
RU Sankt-Peterburg Ladozhskiy (= Ladoga station) (inaugurated 16-May; main-line trains 10-Aug) Sun 10-Aug-2003 R.3292
RU Moskva light metro: Ulitsa Starokachalovskaya - Buninskaya Alleya Sat 27-Dec-2003 www.urbanrail.net
RU (Moskva Kievskaya -) Lesnoy Gorodok - Moskva Vnukovo airport branch (4km) reopening Thu 29-Jul-2004 TR Oct-2004
RU (Bamovskaya - Tynda -) Berkakit - Aldan - Tommot (- Yakutsk) passenger and freight inauguration, 360km Sat 28-Aug-2004 R.4140
RU Moskva monorail: Timiryazevskaya - VDNKh (exhibition centre) (5km) start of public test running, or, rather, as a tourist attraction Sat 20-Nov-2004 R.3411, 4121; RGI Jan-2005; www.lightrailnow.org newslog 06-Mar-2005
RU (Moskva Kievskaya -) Lesnoy Gorodok - Moskva Vnukovo airport branch: phase 2, extension towards the airport terminal Sun 07-Aug-2005 TR Oct-2004, RGI Sep-2005
RU Kazan' metro: First part of first line: Kremlyovskaya - Gorki Sat 27-Aug-2005 www.urbanrail.net
RU (Moskva Savelovskaya -) Lobnya - Sheremetyevo airport (6km) (inaugurated 10-Jun) Wed 11-Jun-2008 IRJ 06-Jun-2008, RGI 11-Jun-2008, TR Aug-2008
RU Moskva - St. Peterburg high speed line (upgrade of existing line) (inaugurated 17-Dec) Fri 18-Dec-2009 RGI 21-Dec-2009, TR Feb-2010, TR Jul-2010
RU St. Peterburg - Helsinki [FI] upgrade to high speed line Sun 12-Dec-2010 RGI 13-Dec-2010, TR Mar-2011
RU Adler - Sochi airport Wed 15-Feb-2012 RGI 11-Mar-2012, TR Apr-2012
RU Kazan - Kazan airport Wed 22-May-2013 RGI 24-May-2013
GE Marelisi - Sagandzile (5km; unclear if line offers passenger service; date uncertain) Sat 01-Jan-2000 R.1010
GE (Tbilisi -) Marelisi - Zestafoni (- Batumi / Sokhumi) reopening (date taken from Thomas Cook's Overseas Timetable; R.1010 said Dec-2000) Thu 01-Mar-2001 R.1010
KZ Khromtau - Altynsarino (403.9km) Tue 30-Nov-2004 RGI Jan-2005, TR Apr-2005
TM (Tashkent / Dushanbe - Chardzhoy -) Tedzhen TDZ - Sarakhs RAI - Mashhad (- Tehran) Thu 11-Jan-2001 R.1320
TM Asgabat - Dasoguz=Dashkhobuz (540km) (inaugurated 08-Feb) Sun 19-Feb-2006 RGI Apr-2006
TM (Turkmenabad -) Atamyrat - Kerkchi Wed 16-Sep-2009 RGI 02-Oct-2009
UZ Tashguzar - Baysun - Kumkurgan (223km) Fri 24-Aug-2007 RGI 12-Nov-2007
UZ Tashkent Tuqimachi - Angren electrification Wed 28-Jul-2010 RGI 02-Sep-2010
CN Shanghai metro: western orbital Pearl line (metro line 3) Tue 26-Dec-2000 R.1336
CN (Neijiang -) Hengjiang - Zhaotong - Dongchuan (- Kunming) (day uncertain) Wed 01-May-2002 R.2269
CN Beijing metro: new line 13 Xizhimen - Huoying Sat 28-Sep-2002 R.2847; www.urbanrail.net
CN Changchun light rail: 15km of new line Sat 28-Dec-2002 www.urbanrail.net, subwayfuture.nease.net
CN Beijing metro: line 13 extension Huoying - Dongzhimen Tue 28-Jan-2003 R.2847; www.urbanrail.net
CN Beijing metro: line 1-ext or "Ba Tong" Sat 27-Dec-2003 www.urbanrail.net
CN Shanghai magnetic-levitation guideway: Loyang Road - Pudong airport (inaugural trip 31-Dec-2002) Mon 29-Dec-2003 R.2697, 3539
CN Wuhan light rail: Zong Guang - Huang Pu Road (10.1km): inauguration following limited test service since Jun-2004 Tue 28-Sep-2004 R.4142
CN Chongqing light rail: first line (14.3km) Sat 06-Nov-2004 TUT Jan-2003; news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/06/content_2184879.htm
CN Nanjing metro: first north-south line (16.9km) Sat 27-Aug-2005 RGI Feb-2005, www.urbanrail.net
CN Golmud - Lhasa (1142km) Sat 01-Jul-2006 R.2660; RGI Aug-2006, IRJ 04-Jul-2006
CN Guangzhou metro: main station - Kecun - Panyu: line 3, 32km (1st part completed 28-Dec-2005, together with sections of line 2 and 4) Sat 30-Dec-2006 www.urbanrail.net, www.gzmtr.com
CN Shanghai - Hangzhou electrification (202km) Sun 28-Jan-2007 RGI Mar-2007
CN Nanjing - Hefei upgrade for over 200km/hr running (160km) Sat 19-Apr-2008 en.wikipedia, skyscrapercity, Shanghai Daily 18-Apr-2008
CN Beijing metro: Dongzhimen - Beijing Capital International Airport (27km) Sat 19-Jul-2008 wwww.urbanrail.net, RGI 22-Jul-2008
CN Beijing - Tianjin: 300km/hr line (117km) Fri 01-Aug-2008 RGI 31-Jul-2008
CN Hefei - Wuhan new 200km/h line (356km) Wed 01-Apr-2009 en.wikipedia
CN Shijiazhuang - Taiyuan new 250km/h line (190km) Wed 01-Apr-2009 en.wikipedia
CN Wenzhou - Fuzhou new line (298km) Tue 30-Jun-2009 en.wikipedia
CN Wuhan - Guangzhou high speed line Sat 26-Dec-2009 IRJ 29-Dec-2009, RGI 04-Jan-2010
CN Xian - Zhengzhou high-speed line (458km) Sat 06-Feb-2010 RGI 09-Feb-2009
CN Fuzhou - Xiamen coastal high-speed line (275km) Mon 26-Apr-2010 RGI 26-Apr-2010
CN Chengdu - Dujiangyan (65km) Wed 12-May-2010 RGI 20-May-2010
CN Kashgar - Hotan Sun 28-Jun-2010 en.wikipedia
CN (Beijing - Tianjin -) Nanjing - Shanghai: high-speed fixed-link Wed 01-Jul-2010 R.3562; RGI 07-Jul-2010
CN Nanchang - Jiujiang (135km) Mon 20-Sep-2010 RGI 27-Oct-2010
CN Shanghai - Hangzhou: 350km/hr line Tue 26-Oct-2010 RGI 27-Oct-2010
CN (Wuhan -) Yichang - Lichuan - Wanzhou (- Chongqing) Wed 22-Dec-2010 en.wikipedia
CN Beijing metro: Daxing line: Tiangongyuan - Gongyixiqiao Thu 30-Dec-2010 RGI 05-Jan-2011, www.urbanrail.net
CN Hainan west coast: Haikou - Sanya HSL (308km) Thu 30-Dec-2010 RGI 13-Jan-2011
CN Guangzhou - Zhuhai (150km) Fri 07-Jan-2011 RGI 13-Jan-2011
CN Changchun - Jilin (111km) Mon 10-Jan-2011 RGI 20-Jan-2011
CN (Beijing -) Tianjin - Nanjing (- Shanghai): high-speed fixed-link (inaugurated 30-Jun) Fri 01-Jul-2011 R.3562; IRJ 30-Jun-2011, RGI 30-Jun-2011
CN Guangzhou - Shenzhen (- Hong Kong [HK]) Mon 26-Dec-2011 RGI 05-Jan-2012
CN Guangzhou avoiding HSL curve (enabling Shenzhen - Changsha) Sun 01-Apr-2012 RGI 13-May-2012
CN Wuhan - Yichang Sun 01-July-2012 IRJ 11-Jul-2012, RGI 12-Jul-2012
CN Wuhan - Zhengzhou hsl (536km) Fri 28-Sep-2012 IRJ 28-Sep-2012, RGI 04-Oct-2012
CN Hefei - Bengbu HSL (131km) Tue 16-Oct-2012 IRJ 17-Oct-2012, RGI 18-Oct-2012
CN Harbin - Dalian hsl (904km) Sat 01-Dec-2012 RGI 03-Dec-2012
CN Beijing - Shijiazhuang - Zhengzhou hsl Tue 26-Dec-2012 RGI 26-Dec-2012
CN (Kunming -) Yuxi - Mengzi (- Hekou) (141km) Sat 23-Feb-2013 investvine.com/china-asean-rail-network-advances
CN Nanjing - Hangzhou: 300km/hr line (251km) Mon 01-Jul-2013 RGI 01-Jul-2013
CN Hangzhou - Ningbo Mon 01-Jul-2013 RGI 01-Jul-2013
CN Nanchang - Xiangtang - Fuzhou (Jiangxi) - Yongtai - Fuzhou (Fujian) & Yongtai - Putian (Xiangtang-Putian Railway, 635km) Thu 26-Sep-2013 en.wikipedia
CN Tianjin - Qinhuangdao hsl (287km) Sun 01-Dec-2013 IRJ 02-Dec-2013, RGI 03-Dec-2013
CN Xiamen - Shenzhen coastal railway (502km) Sat 28-Dec-2013 RGI 30-Dec-2013, IRJ 31-Dec-2013
CN (Wuhan -) Lichuan - Chongqin (- Chengdu) (264km) Sat 28-Dec-2013 RGI 30-Dec-2013, IRJ 31-Dec-2013
CN (Zhengzhou -) Xi'an - Baoji (- Lanzhou) (148km) Sat 28-Dec-2013 RGI 30-Dec-2013, IRJ 31-Dec-2013
CN Liuzhou - Nanning, Nanning - Qinzhou - Fangchenggang, Qinzhou - Beihai Sat 28-Dec-2013 RGI 30-Dec-2013, IRJ 31-Dec-2013
CN Maoming - Zhanjiang (103km) Sat 28-Dec-2013 IRJ 31-Dec-2013
HK Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway: Lam Tin - Yau Tong - Po Lam Sun 18-Aug-2002 R.2699
HK Kowloon Nam Cheong - Tuen Mun Sat 20-Dec-2003 R.4178
HK Hung Hom KCR - East Tsim Sha Tsui (Kowloon) Sun 10-Oct-2004 R.4178; www.urbanrail.net
HK Hong Kong light rail: Tai Wai KCR station - Ma On Shan - Wu Kai Sha (11.4km) Tue 21-Dec-2004 R.4178; www.urbanrail.net
HK Sheung Shui - Lok Ma Chau Wed 15-Aug-2007 R.4178; IRJ 08-Aug-2007, www.kcrc.com, www.urbanrail.net
HK Hong Kong metro: Tseung Kwan O - LOHAS Park (=South branch) Sun 26-Jul-2009 www.urbanrail.net
HK Hong Kong: Nam Cheong - East Tsim Sha Tsui (- Hung Hom) linking West Rail line to East Rail line Sun 16-Aug-2009 R.4178; RGI 17-Aug-2009, www.urbanrail.net
KR Seoul metro: final section of line 6 Fri 15-Dec-2000 R.1337
KR Daegu metro: Jincheon - Daegok (line 1 extension) Fri 10-May-2002 R.2778
KR Seoul - Cheonan - Daejon - Daegu (- Busan): TGV line phase 1 Thu 01-Apr-2004 R.3704
KR (Seoul -) Gimpo airport - Incheon airport (41km) Fri 23-Mar-2007 R.2487; IRJ 23-Mar-2007
KR Seoul - Gimpo airport metro (line 9) Fri 24-Jul-2009 RGI 24-Jul-2009
KR (Seoul -) Daegu - Kyongju (= Gyeongju) - Busan: TGV line phase 2 (inaugurated 28-Oct) Mon 01-Nov-2010 R.3582; RGI 02-Nov-2010
KR (Seoul -) Mangu - Geunhwa-dong electrification Tue 21-Dec-2010 RGI 04-Jan-2011
KR Seoul - Gimpo airport (- Incheon airport) (20.7km) (inaugurated 28-Dec) Wed 29-Dec-2010 R.2487; RGI-05-Jan-2011
KR Busan - Gimhae light rail (24km) Fri 09-Sep-2011 RGI 13-Sep-2011, www.urbanrail.net
KR Suncheon - Yeosu electrification Wed 05-Oct-2011 RGI 08-Sep-2008, RGI 31-Oct-2011
PK Mirpur Khas - Khokhropar regauging from 1000 to 1676mm gauge (128km) Sat 18-Feb-2006 RGI Apr-2006
PK Khokhropar - Munabao [IN] reopening Sat 18-Feb-2006 RGI Apr-2006, IRJ 22-Feb-2006
IN Delhi metro: Shahdara - Tis Hazari (8.3km; inaugurated 24-Dec) Wed 25-Dec-2002 R.2409, 2695
IN Delhi metro: 4.5km extension (Tis Hazari - Tri Nagar) Thu 02-Oct-2003 R.3581
IN (Kolkata=Calcutta Howrah -) Mahendralal Nagar - Amta: regauged from 2' to broad gauge Thu 30-Dec-2004 www.thehindubusinessline.com 01-Jan-2005
IN (Kolkata=Calcutta Howrah -) Tamluk - Digha: new electric line (88.9km) Thu 30-Dec-2004 www.thehindubusinessline.com 01-Jan-2005
IN Jammu Tawi - Udhampur (- Quazigund - Srinagar - Baramullah) (54.8km) (RGI quotes 13-Apr) Wed 27-Apr-2005 RGI May-2005; www.irfca.org
IN Bankura - Sonamukhi (41km) Mon 19-Sep-2005 RGI Oct-2005
IN Delhi metro: completion of phase I: Line 2 extension (opened 03-Jul-2005) and new line 3 (29.5km) Sat 31-Dec-2005 R.2409; www.urbanrail.net
IN Munabao - Khokhropar [PK] reopening Sat 18-Feb-2006 RGI Apr-2006, IRJ 22-Feb-2006
IN Kolkata=Calcutta: Dum Dum Cantonment - Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose CCU Airport (3.8km) Sat 29-Jul-2006 RGI Sep-2006, www.nerve.in/tags:netaji
IN (Chennai -) Tiruvanmyur - Velachery Mon 19-Nov-2007 RGI 11-Jan-2008
IN Tirupati - Katpadi electrification Sat 08-Dec-2007 IRJ 05-Dec-2007
IN (Bangalore -) Mysore - Hassan - Arsikere and Hassan - Mangalore regauging from 1000mm to 1676mm (Hassan - Mangalore reopened to freight 05-May-2006) Sat 08-Dec-2007 wikipedia, www.indiamike.com forum
IN (Kolkata=Calcutta -) Gede [IN] - Darsana [BD] (- Dhaka) reopening Mon 14-Apr-2008 RGI 10-May-2008
IN (Dharmanagar -) Kumarghat - Manu - Agartala (Kumarghat - Manu opened 27-Dec-2002; unclear whether this included passenger trains) Sun 05-Oct-2008 RGI 25-Aug-2008, www.newkerala.com 05-Oct-2008, oldcontent.northeastplus.in/1079.html, www.nfrailway.org
IN Kashmir Railway: (Jammu Tawi - Udhampur - Katra - Quazigund -) Anantnag - Srinagar - Rajwansher (- Baramullah) (inaugurated 11-Oct) Sun 12-Oct-2008 IRJ 13-Oct-2008, www.hindu.com 12-Oct-2008
IN Kashmir Railway: (Anantnag -) Rajwansher=Mazhom - Baramullah Sat 14-Feb-2009 en.wikipedia, www.nhatky.in/sonia-gandhi-flags-off-rail-link-to-north-kashmir-12323654
IN Kashmir Railway: (Jammu Tawi - Udhampur - Katra -) Quazigund - Anantnag (- Baramullah) Wed 28-Oct-2009 en.wikipedia
IN New Delhi - Gandhi International Airport metro Wed 23-Feb-2011 IRJ 23-Feb-2011, RGI 24-Feb-2011, www.urbanrail.net
IN Raichur - Gadwal (- Hyderabad) cutoff Sat 12-Oct-2013 RGI 23-Nov-2013
IN Kadur - Chikmagalur Tue 19-Nov-2013 RGI 24-Dec-2013
LK Madawachchi - Madhu Road (- Talaimannar) reopening Tue 14-May-2013 IRJ 15-May-2013
BD Jamroil near Siraganj - Tangail - Joydevpur: 99km broad/metre-gauge link across Ganges using Jamuna bridge Fri 15-Aug-2003 R.4122; www.thedailystar.net/2003/08/15/d3081501022.htm
BD (Dhaka -) Darsana [BD] - Gede [IN] (- Kolkata=Calcutta) reopening Mon 14-Apr-2008 RGI 10-May-2008
BD Bangabandhu Bridge (east side) - Tarakandi Wed 30-Jun-2012 RGI 18-Sep-2012
MM (Yangoon -) Okpozu=Okkphosu - Thanlyin - Thilawa (5.4km); line opened 15-Nov-2003, unclear whether passenger trains ran in the interim Sat 09-Oct-2004 RGI Nov-2004, www.myanmar.gov.mm/NLM-2004/Oct04/Oct10.html, www.myanmar.gov.mm/NLM-2003/Nov16.html
MM (Yangoon -) Toegyaunggalay - Dagon University (8km) Sat 04-Mar-2006 RGI May-2006, www.myanmar-information.net/infosheet/2006/060305.htm
MM Mottama=Moatama - Mawlamyine (5.3km), including road/rail bridge (opened 05-Feb-2005) over Thanlwin river Tue 18-Apr-2006 RGI Mar-2005, www.myanmar-information.net/infosheet/2006/060419.htm
MY Kuala Lumpur Sentral station Mon 16-Apr-2001 R.1513
MY Kuala Lumpur: Sentral station (opened 16-Apr-2001) - KUL Airport Sun 14-Apr-2002 R.2123
MY Kuala Lumpur metro: elevated monorail line (trial public running, fare-free) Thu 18-Jul-2002 R.2270
SG Singapore metro: part of 6km SIN airport branch: Tana Merah - Expo (- Changi Airport) Tue 18-Dec-2001 R.1992
SG Singapore metro: rest of 6km SIN airport branch: (Tana Merah -) Expo - Changi Airport Fri 08-Feb-2002 R.1992
SG Singapore metro: Harbor Front - Outram Park - Dhoby Ghaut - Punggol: 20km North East Line Fri 20-Jun-2003 R.3099
SG Singapore metro: Dhoby Ghaut - Bartley: Circle line Sat 17-Apr-2010 R.1210; www.urbanrail.net
TH Bangkok metro: Hua Lamphong - Bangsue (20km) Blue line Fri 02-Jul-2004 R.3914
TH (Bangkok -) Nong Khai - Tha Na Laeng [LA] (- Vientiane) Thu 05-Mar-2009 R.0616; IRJ 05-Mar-2009, RGI 05-Mar-2009
TH Bangkok City Air Terminal - Suvarnabhumi Airport Mon 23-Aug-2010 IRJ 23-Aug-2010, RGI 24-Aug-2010
LA (Vientiane -) Tha Na Laeng - Nong Khai [TH] (- Bangkok) Thu 05-Mar-2009 R.0616; IRJ 05-Mar-2009, RGI 05-Mar-2009
PH Manila metro: new line 2: Santolan - Cubao (4.3km) Fri 05-Apr-2003 R.4144
PH Manila metro: line 2: Cubao - Legarda (4.2km) Mon 05-Apr-2004 R.4144
PH Manila metro: line 2: Legarda - Recto Fri 29-Oct-2004 R.4144
TW Taipei - Kaohsiung (346km 1435mm-gauge high-speed line) (commercial test phase to 14-Jan; Taipei - Banciao section opened 14-Feb and 02-Mar) Fri 05-Jan-2007 RGI Feb-2007, RGI Mar-2007
TW Kaohsiung metro: first line of two-line 42.7km system (initial 8km by Oct-2006) Sun 09-Mar-2008 RGI 01-Apr-2008, www.urbanrail.net
JP Tokyo metro: line 12: Shinjuku - Tocho-Mae city-centre loop Tue 12-Dec-2000 R.1259
JP Tokyo metro: line 7 extension into Saitama prefecture Mon 26-Mar-2001 R.1338
JP (Tokyo -) Morioka - Hachinohe (- Aomori): shinkansen high-speed line Sun 01-Dec-2002 R.2661
JP Okinawa monorail: OKI airport - Naha city - Shuri (13km) Sun 10-Aug-2003 R.3293
JP Nagoya metro: Nagoya Daigaku - Yagoto - Aratama-bashi (5.6km) gap closure, thus creating a ring line called Meijo Wed 06-Oct-2004 R.4143
JP Sendai - Sendai Airport (7.2km) Sun 18-Mar-2007 RGI Jun-2007, en.wikipedia
JP (Tokyo - Morioka -) Hachinohe - Aomori: shinkansen high-speed line Sat 04-Dec-2010 IRJ 07-Dec-2010, RGI 08-Dec-2010
Australia and Oceania
AU (Sydney Central -) Green Square - Mascot - SYD airport - Wolli Creek: airport loop Sun 21-May-2000 R.0718
AU Sydney light rail: (Sydney Central -) Wentworth Park - Lilyfield Sun 13-Aug-2000 R.0876
AU Tasmania: Queenstown - Lynchford (- Rinadeena - Strahan Regatta Point) Sat 04-Nov-2000 R.1324
AU Tasmania: (Queenstown -) Lynchford - Rinadeena (- Strahan Regatta Point) Thu 15-Feb-2001 R.3296
AU (Brisbane -) Eagle Jn - Brisbane Airport (8.5km) Mon 07-May-2001 R.1437
AU (Adelaide - Gawler - Lyndoch -) Tanunda - Angaston: Barossa Wine Train (day uncertain) Wed 01-Aug-2001 R.1801
AU Port Augusta - Stirling North (- Woolshed Flat - Quorn): (tourist specials; Pichi Richi Rly; date uncertain) Thu 01-Nov-2001 R.1800
AU (Sydney - Wollongong -) Dapto - Kiama (- Nowra): extension of suburban electrification Sun 18-Nov-2001 R.1870
AU Tasmania: Burnie - Penguin - Ulverstone: Burnie Rail seasonal trains Sun 23-Dec-2001 R.2665
AU (Melbourne -) St.Albans - Keilor Plains - Watergardens: extension of suburban electrification Sun 27-Jan-2002 R.1871
AU (Thomson -) Happy Creek - Walhalla (tourist trains; Walhalla Goldfields Railway, Victoria) Fri 15-Mar-2002 R.1323; www.walhallarail.com
AU (Bethania -) Logan Village - Beaudesert: reopening for tourist trains Wed 18-Dec-2002 R.3176
AU Tasmania: (Queenstown -) Rinadeena - Strahan Regatta Point Fri 27-Dec-2002 R.2704
AU Melbourne trams: La Trobe St - Docklands Esplanade - Flinders St (inaugurated 23-Jan) Sun 26-Jan-2003 R.2848
AU Bethania - Logan Village (- Beaudesert): tourist trains Sun 06-Apr-2003 R.3294
AU Melbourne trams: Mont Albert - Box Hill: line 109 extension (2.2km)(free rides on 02-03 May) Fri 02-May-2003 R.3178
AU (Brisbane -) Townsville new station (- Cairns) Tue 27-May-2003 R.3175
AU (Adelaide -) Alice Springs - Darwin (1400km; freight 15-Jan-2004) Sun 01-Feb-2004 R.3563, 3583
AU (Melbourne -) Sale - Bairnsdale Mon 03-May-2004 R.3948
AU (Melbourne -) Ballarat - Ararat (inaugurated/special trips 10-Jul) Sun 11-Jul-2004 R.3994
AU (Cairns - Edge Hill - Kuranda -) Mount Surprise - Einasleigh - Forsayth reopening following flood damage Thu 29-Jul-2004 R.4145, 4179
AU (Perth - Warwick - (Greenwood) - Whitfords -) Currambine - Clarkson Mon 04-Oct-2004 R.4044
AU Melbourne light rail: Docklands extension (1km) Tue 04-Jan-2005 www.lightrailnow.org Jan-2005
AU (Perth - Warwick -) Greenwood - (Whitfords - Clarkson) new station (opened 11h00am) Sat 29-Jan-2005 R.4044; www.transperth.wa.gov.au
AU (Melbourne - South Geelong -) Marshall (- Winchelsea - Warrnambool) new station Tue 26-Apr-2005 www.doi.vic.gov.au
AU Melbourne trams: East Burwood - Vermont South shopping centre extension (3km, route #75) Mon 25-Jul-2005 R.3949; TUT 26-Jul-2005
AU (Perth -) Cannington - Thornlie (inaugurated 07-Aug) Mon 08-Aug-2005 www.transperth.wa.gov.au, RGI Sep-2005
AU (Melbourne - Sunshine -) Ardeer - Deer Park - Rockbank - Melton - Bacchus Marsh - Ballan - Ballarat: upgrade for Victoria government's Regional Fast Rail project Thu 22-Dec-2005 R.3757; www.doi.vic.gov.au
AU (Melbourne - Sunshine -) St.Albans - Watergardens - Sunbury - Kyneton - Ravenswood - Taradale - Castlemaine - Kangaroo Flat - Bendigo: upgrade for Victoria government's Regional Fast Rail project Mon 27-Feb-2006 R.3756; www.doi.vic.gov.au
AU (Melbourne -) Broadmeadows - Roxburgh Park - Craigieburn (- Seymour): electrification and Roxburgh Park new station Sun 30-Sep-2007 R.2664; www.doi.vic.gov.au
AU Perth suburban: Kenwick - Rockingham - Mandurah Sun 23-Dec-2007 RGI 14-Jan-2008, www.newmetrorail.wa.gov.au
AU Victoria Park new station (Perth) Sun 20-Jul-2008 www.transperth.wa.gov.au, en.wikipedia
AU Sidney orbital: Chatswood - Epping (- Paramatta) Mon 23-Feb-2009 RGI 26-Mar-2009
AU (Melbourne - Broadmeadows -) Coolaroo (- Roxburgh Park - Craigieburn) new station Sun 06-Jun-2010 RGI 29-Jul-2010
AU (Melbourne -) Watergardens - Sunbury electrification Sun 18-Nov-2012 RGI 21-Nov-2012
AU Adelaide - Woodlands Park - Noarlunga electrification and Noarlunga - Seaford extension (also electrified) Sun 23-Feb-2014 RGI 24-Feb-2014, IRJ 27-Feb-2014
NZ Charleston - Soft Rock: 2km 610mm-gauge Nile River tramway Tue 04-Mar-2003 R.2849
NZ Auckland: new Britomart station - Quay Park Jn - junctions near 1930 station (Strand platform) Mon 07-Jul-2003 R.3182
NZ (Auckland -) Newmarket - Boston Road - Mount Eden - Kingsland - Avondale - Waitakere: upgrade and double track Tue 01-Feb-2005 R.3705; www.arta.co.nz
NZ Auckland suburban rail: Penrose - Onehunga reopening (inaugurated 18-Sep) Sun 19-Sep-2010 RGI 27-Sep-2010
NZ Puhinui - Manukau (branching off near Wiri) Sun 15-Apr-2012 IRJ 04-Apr-2012, RGI 19-Apr-2012
NZ Auckland suburban rail: Electrification (first of 3 lines) (inaugurated 27-Apr) Mon 28-Apr-2014 IRJ 28-Apr-2014, RGI 28-Apr-2014
North America
CA Vancouver, BC - Matsqui Jn - Nepa/Coho, BC: Fraser Valley re-routing Sun 09-Jan-2000 R.0509
CA (Halifax, NS -) Truro, NS - Sydney, NS (seasonal weekly VIA train) Tue 09-May-2000 R.0510
CA Montréal Gare Centrale - McMasterville, QC: (AMT trains inaugurated 29-May) Thu 01-Jun-2000 R.0649
CA (Sherbrooke, QC -) East Broughton - Tring Jn - Vallée-Jonction, QC (tourist trains) Sat 24-Jun-2000 R.0878
CA Whitehorse, YT heritage tramway Sat 15-Jul-2000 R.0901
CA Toronto trams: Harbourfront extension (0.8km; inaugurated 21-Jul) Sun 23-Jul-2000 R.0959
CA Mission - Agassiz - Katz - North Bend, BC: eastbound-only flag-stops on CP for train 2 Fri 27-Oct-2000 R.1286
CA Vernon - Kelowna, BC (tourist trains) Sat 30-Jun-2001 R.1441
CA Montréal Windsor - Montréal West - Lasalle - St.Catherine - St.Constant - Delson, QC Tue 04-Sep-2001 R.1912
CA Calgary light rail: Anderson - Canyon Meadows - Fish Creek-Lacombe Tue 09-Oct-2001 R.1875
CA Ottawa: Bayview - Carling - Carleton - Confederation - Greenboro Mon 15-Oct-2001 R.1738
CA London, ON: new station on same site Mon 22-Oct-2001 R.1737
CA Vancouver metro: SkyTrain Millennium line: Columbia - Braid (preview operation 05/06-Jan) Mon 07-Jan-2002 R.1911
CA (Montréal -) Delson, QC - Lennoxville, QC - Greenville, ME - Saint John, NB Sun 09-Jun-2002 R.2235, 2271
CA Vancouver metro: SkyTrain Millennium line: Broadway/Commercial - Braid/Burnette Sat 31-Aug-2002 R.2489
CA (Montréal -) McMasterville - St.Hilaire, QC: AMT commuter trains Tue 03-Sep-2002 R.2492
CA St.Jean, QC - Lennoxville - Coaticook, QC - Norton, VT - Danville Jn, ME Tue 17-Sep-2002 R.2443
CA (Ottawa -) Fallowfield station (- Smiths Falls - Brockville - Toronto, ON) Fri 01-Nov-2002 R.2635
CA Calgary light rail: extension to Somerset-Bridlewood Mon 28-Jun-2004 R.4017
CA (Montréal Lucien-l'Allier -) Delson - Candiac, QC Mon 11-Apr-2005 www.amt.qc.ca
CA Edmonton light rail: University - Health Sciences station Sun 01-Jan-2006 TUT Dec-2000, www.edmontonslrt.com, www.urbanrail.net
CA Vancouver, BC (metro): SkyTrain Millennium line: Broadway/Commercial Drive - Vancouver Community College-Clark Fri 06-Jan-2006 R.3642, www.rapidtransit.bc.ca, www.urbanrail.net
CA (Montréal Lucien-l'Allier - Parc -) Chabanel new station (- Bois-de-Boulogne -) Blainville - Saint-Jérôme, QC (extension inaugurated 16-Dec-2006) Mon 08-Jan-2007 R.3298; www.amt.qc.ca
CA Montréal métro: Henri Bourassa - La Concorde - Laval Montmorency (Orange line) Sat 28-Apr-2007 RGI May-2007, www.amt.qc.ca
CA (Montréal Lucien-l'Allier - Bois-de-Boulogne -) La Concorde (- St.Martin - Blainville) new station Mon 30-Apr-2007 www.amt.qc.ca
CA (Skagway, AK - White Pass, BC - Fraser -) Lake Bennett, BC - Carcross, YT (- Whitehorse) for regular services Wed 23-May-2007 R.1035, 1340; www.whitepassrailroad.com
CA Vancouver, BC light rail: Vancouver (Waterfront) - Richmond (Bridgeport) - Richmond Centre & Richmond (Bridgeport) - Vancouver Airport (total 19km) Mon 17-Aug-2009 www.urbanrail.net
CA Train de l'Est: (Montréal Gare Centrale -) Mont-Royal - Sauvé - Charlemagne - Terrebonne - Mascouche, QC Mon 01-Dec-2014 en.wikipedia
US San Francisco, CA: Muni Metro: Line F (Market) extension to Fisherman's Wharf Sat 04-Mar-2000 R.2875
US White Plains, MD (Indian Head Jn) - Indian Head Naval Warfare Station, MD (tourist trains) Sat 18-Mar-2000 R.0883
US (Chicago, IL - Glenview -) Fox Lake, IL - Walworth, WI - Janesville, WI Sat 15-Apr-2000 R.0652
US New Jersey Transit light rail: Bayonne - Jersey City (- Newport - Hoboken, NJ) Sat 15-Apr-2000 R.0650
US Kenosha, WI trams: first line (3km circle; inaugurated 17-Jun) Mon 19-Jun-2000 R.0744
US Worcester (Union Station), MA: reopening for MBTA commuter trains Mon 19-Jun-2000 R.2002
US Los Angeles Red line metro: Hollywood - North Hollywood, CA Sat 24-Jun-2000 R.0838
US Tavares, FL - Mount Dora - Sorrento (- Sanford, FL) (tourist trains) Sat 01-Jul-2000 R.0903
US Bakersfield, CA: new Amtrak station Tue 04-Jul-2000 R.0837
US New York Metro-North commuter rail: Dover Plains, NY - Wassaic, NY Sun 09-Jul-2000 R.0841
US Denver CO light rail: I-25 & Broadway - Littleton Mineral Road (14km) Fri 14-Jul-2000 R.0839
US Fort Lauderdale Airport, Florida: new Tri-Rail commuter station Mon 14-Aug-2000 R.0926
US (Dallas, TX -) South Irving - CentrePort for DFW Airport - Richland Hill (- Fort Worth, TX) Mon 18-Sep-2000 R.0902
US Seattle, WA - Tacoma, WA: Sounder commuter trains (mostly on Amtrak route) Mon 18-Sep-2000 R.1036
US Saranac Lake, NY - Lake Placid, NY (Adirondack Railway, tourist trains) Sat 23-Sep-2000 R.1017
US New Jersey Transit light rail: Newark City Subway: Branch Brook Park station Mon 30-Oct-2000 R.1089
US Jacksonville, FL monorail: extension to King Avenue Wed 01-Nov-2000 R.1269
US New Jersey Transit light rail: (Bayonne -) Jersey City - Newport (- Hoboken, NJ) Sat 18-Nov-2000 R.1088
US Charlotte, VT - Burlington, VT: commuter trains Mon 04-Dec-2000 R.1086
US Atlanta, GA metro: Dunwoody - North Springs: North Line (7.5km) Mon 18-Dec-2000 R.1268
US Washington, DC metro: Anacostia - Branch Avenue: Green line (10.4km) Sat 13-Jan-2001 R.1241
US Los Angeles Metrolink commuter rail: Downtown Pomona station Mon 05-Feb-2001 R.1236, 1348
US Scranton, PA heritage trams: Steamtown - Roaring Brook (- Moosic, PA) (2km) Wed 18-Apr-2001 R.1452
US St.Louis MetroLink light rail: (STL airport -) East St.Louis, IL - Belleville, IL (28km) Mon 07-May-2001 R.1448
US Santa Clara County, CA light rail: Baypointe - I-880/Milpitas: inaugurated 17-May Fri 18-May-2001 R.1477
US Issaquah, WA heritage trams: 1.6km Sat 19-May-2001 R.1569
US New York, NY: Staten Island Railway: St.George Ballpark station Sun 24-Jun-2001 R.3184
US Los Angeles, CA: Redondo Junction flyover (formal inauguration 21-Aug) Sun 08-Jul-2001 R.1879
US Portland, OR streetcar: Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital - downtown - Portland State Univ Fri 20-Jul-2001 R.1443
US Portland, OR: Max light rail: Gateway Transit Center - PDX Airport Mon 10-Sep-2001 R.1648
US Dallas, TX light rail: Mockingbird Lane - White Rock Mon 24-Sep-2001 R.1711
US Newark International Airport (EWR): New Jersey Transit/Amtrak station Sun 21-Oct-2001 R.1746
US Philadelphia, PA: Overford - North Philadelphia (Zoo curve; day uncertain) Thu 01-Nov-2001 R.2103
US Dallas, TX - South Irving - CentrePort for DFW Airport - Richland Hills - Fort Worth, TX Mon 03-Dec-2001 R.1822
US (Chicago, IL - Indianapolis, IN -) Jeffersonville, IN - Louisville, KY: Amtrak Tue 04-Dec-2001 R.1805
US (Boston, MA -) Haverhill, MA - Portland, ME: Amtrak Fri 14-Dec-2001 R.1743
US Salt Lake City, UT Trax light rail: Courthouse - Stadium: University extension (4km) Sat 15-Dec-2001 R.1802
US New York, NY subway: Queensbridge - 36th St (63rd St Connector, avoiding Queens Plaza) Sun 16-Dec-2001 R.1884
US MARC commuter rail: Point of Rocks, MD - Frederick Jn - Frederick, MD Mon 17-Dec-2001 R.1882
US Los Angeles, CA heritage tramway: Farmers Market - The Grove (0.375km) Fri 15-Mar-2002 R.2125
US Denver, CO light rail: Union Station - Platte Valley Jn (inaugurated 05-Apr) Sun 07-Apr-2002 R.2099
US Dallas, TX light rail: White Rock - LBJ/Skillman (- Garland): Blue line Mon 06-May-2002 R.2100
US (Montréal -) Delson, QC - Lennoxville, QC - Greenville, ME - Saint John, NB Sun 09-Jun-2002 R.2235, 2271
US New Jersey Transit light rail: Newark city subway extension: Branch Brook Park - Bloomfield Sat 22-Jun-2002 R.2273
US Dallas, TX heritage trams: McKinney Avenue extension to CityPlace light-rail station (1.5km) Thu 27-Jun-2002 R.2953
US Dallas, TX light rail: Park Lane - Galatyn Park (- Plano): Red line Mon 01-Jul-2002 R.2192
US St.Jean, QC - Lennoxville - Coaticook, QC - Norton, VT - Danville Jn, ME Tue 17-Sep-2002 R.2443
US Scranton, PA heritage tram: Steamtown - Roaring Brook - South Scranton (- Visitor Center) Thu 19-Sep-2002 R.2494
US New Jersey Transit commuter rail: Montclair Bay St - Montclair Walnut St, NJ Fri 20-Sep-2002 R.2446
US New Jersey Transit light rail: Pavonia/Newport - Hoboken, NJ Sun 29-Sep-2002 R.2420
US New Jersey Transit commuter rail: Hoboken - Montclair - Great Notch: electrification Mon 30-Sep-2002 R.2446
US Tampa, FL heritage trams: Tampa - Channelside - Ybor City (3.7km) Sat 19-Oct-2002 R.2540
US Cordele - Plains - Archery, GA; 55km; tourist trains Sat 26-Oct-2002 R.2641
US Dallas, TX light rail: LBJ/Skillman - Garland: Blue line Mon 18-Nov-2002 R.2667
US Dallas, TX light rail: Galatyn Park - Plano: Red line (inaugurated 07-Dec) Mon 09-Dec-2002 R.2640
US Anchorage, AK - Anchorage International (ANC) airport (only for charter trains for cruise ships - no regular public service) Sat 17-May-2003 R.3584
US (Portland -) Linnton - Astoria, OR (Lewis & Clark bicentennial summer service; ceased again at end of 2005 season) Fri 23-May-2003 R.3038
US Miami Metrorail: 2.2km extension NW to Palmetto Fri 30-May-2003 R.3044
US Richmond, VA: reopening of Main Street station Mon 02-Jun-2003 R.2958
US San Francisco, CA: BART metro: Colma - SFO Airport - Millbrae (free rides on 21-Jun) Sun 22-Jun-2003 R.3039
US St.Louis light rail: (St.Louis, MO -) Belleville, IL - Scott Air Force Base (5.6km) Mon 23-Jun-2003 R.3116
US Indianapolis, IN: 2.4km elevated guideway between hospitals = Clarian People Mover Sat 28-Jun-2003 R.2237; www.sibelle.info
US Port of Los Angeles heritage trams: San Pedro cruise terminal - 22nd Street (2.4km) Sat 19-Jul-2003 R.3223
US Los Angeles, CA light rail Gold line: Union Station - Pasadena (22km): inaugurated 25-Jul Mon 28-Jul-2003 R.3115
US (New York Penn, NY -) Secaucus, NJ transfer station (- Newark Penn, NJ) Mon 04-Aug-2003 R.3301, 3650
US Tacoma, WA: light rail: South 9th St/Commerce St - Tacoma Dome (2.6km) Fri 22-Aug-2003 R.3110, 3249
US Sacramento, CA light rail:16th St - Meadowview Road (10.5km) (inaugurated 26-Sep) Mon 29-Sep-2003 R.3344
US Salt Lake City, UT Trax light rail: Stadium - Medical Center: University extension (2.4km) Mon 29-Sep-2003 R.3346
US (Independence -) Peninsula - Akron ( - Canton - Valley Jn, OH): Cuyahoga Valley tourist trains (reopening after flood damage) Thu 09-Oct-2003 R.3226, 4074
US New Jersey Transit light rail: extension from E 34th St south to E 22nd Street in Bayonne, NJ Sat 15-Nov-2003 R.3117; www.njtransit.com
US New York/New Jersey PATH: World Trade Center - Exchange Place reopening Sun 23-Nov-2003 R.3418
US New York light rail: Howard Beach / Jamaica - Federal Circle - Kennedy (JFK) Airport Wed 17-Dec-2003 R.3504
US Everett, WA - Seattle (- Tacoma, WA): Sounder commuter trains (on Amtrak route) Mon 22-Dec-2003 R.3644
US Houston, TX light rail: Downtown - Midtown - Museum District - Herrman Park - Texas Medical Center - Reliant Park Thu 01-Jan-2004 R.3541
US New Jersey Transit light rail: Trenton - Bordentown - Camden Rand/Broadway - Camden Waterfront Sun 14-Mar-2004 R.3674
US Memphis, TN heritage trams: Medical Center extension (3km) Mon 15-Mar-2004 R.3869; matatransit.com
US Chicago commuter MD-N: (Chicago Union - Libertyville -) Prairie Crossing (- Grayslake - Fox Lake) new station (inaugurated 20-May) Sun 04-Apr-2004 www.metrarail.com
US New Orleans trams: Carondelet - Cemetery (Canal St line) Sun 18-Apr-2004 R.3820
US Portland, OR light rail: Rose Quarter - Portland Expo Center Sat 01-May-2004 R.3782
US Pittsburgh, PA light rail: 8km Overbrook line reopened Wed 02-Jun-2004 R.3871
US Sacramento light rail: Watt/I-80 - Sunrise extension 4.5 km Fri 11-Jun-2004 R.4019
US (Independence -) Akron - Canton (- Valley Jn, OH): Cuyahoga Valley tourist trains (inaugurated Jul-2003) Sat 12-Jun-2004 R.2954, 3226, 4074
US Santa Clara County, CA light rail: I-880/Milpitas - Alum Rock Wed 23-Jun-2004 R.4021
US Charlotte, NC heritage trams: extension through Coliseum conference centre Mon 28-Jun-2004 R.4075
US Las Vegas, NV monorail: MGM Grand Hotel - Sahara Hotel (6.1km) Thu 15-Jul-2004 R.3917
US Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN Hiawatha metro: Metrodome - Fort Snelling Thu 26-Aug-2004 R.3783, 4073
US New Jersey Transit light rail: Hoboken Terminus - Hoboken 2nd Street - Hoboken 9th Street - Weehawken Lincoln Harbor Station Thu 09-Sep-2004 R.4045
US Little Rock, AR light rail: River Rail streetcar: first line, 3.54km (inaugurated 01-Nov) Mon 08-Nov-2004 R.4124
US Washington, DC metro: new station New York Ave on red line Sat 20-Nov-2004 www.wmata.com
US Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN Hiawatha metro: (Downtown Minneapolis -) Fort Snelling - Bloomington Central (6km) Sat 04-Dec-2004 R.4168
US Washington, DC metro: Addison Road - Morgan Boulevard - Largo, MD: Blue line extension (5km) Sat 18-Dec-2004 R.3119; www.wmata.com
US Chicago commuter SWS: (Chicago Union - Worth -) Palos Heights (- Palos Park - 179th St [Orland Park]) new station Mon 20-Dec-2004 www.metrarail.com
US General Mitchell International Airport station (Milwaukee County) along Canadian Pacific tracks Tue 18-Jan-2005 www.amtrak.com
US Oakland Coliseum Intercity Amtrak Station, CA Mon 06-Jun-2005 R.2155, 3842; www.amtrakcapitols.com
US San Diego, CA light rail: Mission San Diego - Grossmont Center (9.5km Mission Valley East extension; inaugurated 08-Jul) Sat 09-Jul-2005 R.2098; TUT 12/27-Jul-2005; www.sandag.org
US Chicago commuter UP-NW: (Chicago Madison St - Cary -) Pingree Road (- Crystal Lake - Harvard/- McHenry) new station (inaugurated 07-Sep) Sun 04-Sep-2005 www.metrarail.com
US Santa Clara County, CA light rail: San Jose Children's Discovery Museum/Woz Way - San Fernando - San Jose Diridon - Campbell Winchester Boulevard: Vasona extension Phase 1 (8km, 8 stations). San Fernando - Diridon opened 01-Aug-2005; special free service 29+30+31-Jul-2005. Sat 01-Oct-2005 R.1327, 2804; RGI Nov-2005, www.vta.org/vasona
US Sacramento, CA light rail: Sunrise - Folsom (12km) Sat 15-Oct-2005 R.3344, 4019; RGI Nov-2005, www.sacrt.com
US Richland - Tuckahoe, NJ reopening for tourist trains Sat 15-Oct-2005 www.seashorelines.com, www.railroad.net New Jersey Railfan forum
US Chicago commuter UP-W: (Chicago Ogilvie -) Geneva - La Fox - Elburn Mon 23-Jan-2006 www.metrarail.com
US Chicago commuter SWS: (Chicago Union -) 179th St [Orland Park] - Manhattan Mon 30-Jan-2006 www.metrarail.com
US Chicago commuter NCS: (Chicago Union - River Grove -) Belmont Avenue [Franklin Park] - Schiller Park - Rosemont (- O'Hare Transfer - Prairie Crossing/Libertyville -) Washington St [Grayslake] (- Round Lake Beach - Antioch) new stations Mon 30-Jan-2006 www.metrarail.com
US (Belen - Los Lunas -) Albuquerque - Bernalillo (- Santa Fe) Fri 14-Jul-2006 RGI Aug-2006, www.nmrailrunner.com
US New Jersey Transit light rail: Newark city subway extension: Penn Station - Broad Street Station Mon 17-Jul-2006 R.3302; RGI Aug-2006
US St.Louis MetroLink light rail: (St.Louis, MO -) Forest Park - Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 (inaugurated 26-Aug) Mon 28-Aug-2006 www.crosscountymetro.org, www.urbanrail.net, RGI Sep-2006
US Nashville (Riverfront), TN - Lebanon, TN (Nashville East Corridor Commuter Rail Project) Mon 18-Sep-2006 R.3918; RGI Sep-2005, www.musiccitystar.org
US Chicago commuter SWS: (Chicago Union - 179th St [Orland Park] -) Laraway Road (- Manhattan) new station Fri 06-Oct-2006 www.metrarail.com
US Denver, CO light rail: I-25 & Broadway - Lincoln Avenue & Nine Mile: south-east extension (31.5km) (inaugurated 17-Nov, free rides 17+18-Nov) Sun 19-Nov-2006 RGI Dec-2006, www.rtd-denver.com, southeastlightrail.com
US Chicago commuter MDW/NCS: (Chicago Union - Hermosa -) Cicero/Grand (- Cragin - Elgin/Antioch) new station Mon 11-Dec-2006 www.metrarail.com, wikipedia
US San Francisco Muni light rail: 4th & King Caltrain station - Bayshore Caltrain station (weekday service starts Apr-2007) Sat 13-Jan-2007 www.sfmuni.com
US Belen - Los Lunas - Albuquerque (- Bernalillo - Santa Fe); (Los Lunas - Albuquerque opened 11-Dec-2006) Fri 02-Feb-2007 www.nmrailrunner.com
US (Boston South, MA -) Quincy - Greenbush: MBTA commuter rail (28km) Wed 31-Oct-2007 R.2158; www.mbta.com, RGI 14-Dec-2007
US Charlotte NC light rail: 15.5km (9 stations) South Line Sat 24-Nov-2007 R.1036; www.urbanrail.net, TUT 26-Nov-2007
US Oceanside, CA - CalState University, San Marcos - Escondido, CA (35.4km) Sun 09-Mar-2008 R.2951; RGI 06-Apr-2008, www.gonctd.com
US Salt Lake City - Ogden (- Pleasant View) Sat 26-Apr-2008 RGI 01-May-2008
US (Belen - Albuquerque -) Bernalillo - Santa Fe Mon 15-Dec-2008 www.nmrailrunner.com
US Phoenix, AZ light rail: first line (19.3km) Sat 27-Dec-2008 www.valleymetro.org, TUT 24-12-2008
US Portland, OR commuter rail: Beaverton - Tigard - Tualatin - Wilsonville Mon 02-Feb-2009 trimet.org/commuterrail/
US Seattle, WA light rail: downtown - Tukwila 154th Street (22.5km) (inaugurated 18-Jul) Mon 20-Jul-2009 IRJ 20-Jul-2009, RGI 20-Jul-2009, www.lightrailnow.org 17-Jul-2009
US Los Angeles, CA light rail: Union Station - Little Tokyo - Boyle Heights Mariachi Plaza - East L.A. Civic Center - Atlantic Sun 15-Nov-2009 R.2062; RGI 16-Nov-2009, TUT 17-Nov-2009, www.urbanrail.net
US Minneapolis - Fridley - Coon Rapids/Riverdale - Anoka - Elk River - Big Lake (- St. Cloud) commuter trains over existing freight and Amtrak line (inaugurated 14-Nov) Mon 16-Nov-2009 RGI 17-Nov-2008
US Austin TX - Leander TX Mon 22-Mar-2010 RGI 23-Mar-2010
US (Boston South, MA - Providence -) T.F. Green Airport new station: MBTA commuter rail Mon 06-Dec-2010 RGI 28-Dec-2010
US Carrollton Trinity Mills - Downtown Denton Transit Center reopening (Dallas suburban) Mon 20-Jun-2011 RGI 16-May-2011, www.mya-train.com, en.wikipedia
US (Saratoga Springs -) Corinth - North Creek, NY: tourist trains (64km) - (test trip 13-Oct-2007; inaugurated 20-Jul-2011) Sat 23-Jul-2011 R.2955; www.sncrr.com, www.railroad.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=128&t=81200
US Los Angeles, CA light rail: City Center - La Cienega/Jefferson - Culver City (15.4km) (City Center - La Cienega/Jefferson opened 30-Apr-2012 Wed 20-Jun-2012 TUT 01-May-2012, RGI 30-Apr-2012, IRJ 04-May-2012, www.urbanrail.net
US Miami metro: Earlington Heights - Miami International Airport Sat 28-Jul-2012 RGI 31-Jul-2012, www.urbanrail.net
US Sounder commuter trains: (Seattle, WA -) Tacoma - South Tacoma - Lakewood, WA; Mukilteo station and new Edmonds station Mon 08-Oct-2012 R.1036; www.soundtransit.org
US Salt Lake City - Provo Mon 10-Dec-2012 en.wikipedia, www.rideuta.com
US Denver, CO light rail: Auraria West Campus - Lakewood Wadsworth - Jefferson County Government Center Golden (20.8km) (inaugurated 26-Apr) Sun 28-Apr-2013 RGI 29-Apr-2013, urbanrail.net
US (Philadelphia-30th Street Station -) Pennsauken Transit Center (- Cherry Hill - Atlantic City) new station; also on River Line: (Camden - 36th Street -) Pennsauken Transit Center (- Pennsauken/Route 73 - Trenton) Mon 14-Oct-2013 RGI 04-Nov-2013
Central and South America and the Caribean
MX Mexico City metro: Villa de Aragon - Ciudad Azteca: line B (10km) (inaugurated) Thu 30-Nov-2000 R.1215
MX (Coatzacoalcos -) Palenque - Tenosique - Campeche - Mérida: Expreso Maya tourist train Mon 18-Mar-2002 R.2011
MX México Buenavista - Lechería (- Cuautitlán) reopening (suburban trains) (free test rides from 08-May) Sun 01-Jun-2008 www.fsuburbanos.com, RGI 10-Jun-2008
MX (México Buenavista -) Lechería - Cuautitlán reopening (suburban trains) Mon 05-Jan-2009 RGI 21-Feb-2009
CR San Jose - Cartago reopening Fri 17-May-2013 IRJ 21-May-2013
PA Ciudad Panama - Colon (regauged to 1435mm and reopened; day uncertain) Sun 01-Jul-2001 R.1799
KN Saint Christopher: St.Kitts Scenic Railway: 762mm-gauge tourist trains Thu 10-Oct-2002 R.2421
JM Linstead - Spanish Town reopening (inaugurated 16-Apr-2011) Tue 05-Jul-2011 RGI 25-May-2011, www.jis.gov.jm/news/hl.s1/28221
PR San Juan metro: Bayamón - Sagrado Corazón (reduced trial service started 17-Dec-2004; regular trial service started in Apr-2005) Mon 06-Jun-2005 R.3823; RGI Jul-2005; www.urbanrail.net
DO Santo Domingo metro: First line (14km) (inaugurated 27-Feb-2008 and 29-Jan-2009) Fri 30-Jan-2009 RGI 30-Jan-2009
VE Caracas metro: new line 4: Plaza Venezuela/Zona Rental - Capuchinos (inaugurated 18-Jul) Wed 19-Jul-2006 RGI Jun-2006, www.urbanrail.net, www.metrodecaracas.com.ve
VE Caracas metro: line 3 extension: El Valle - La Rinconada [railway station for Caracas - Cúa line] (without intermediary stations) Sun 15-Oct-2006 RGI Nov-2006, www.urbanrail.net, www.metrodecaracas.com.ve
VE Caracas La Rinconada (metro line 3) - Cúa new railway line (inaugurated 15-Oct) Mon 16-Oct-2006 RGI Nov-2006, www.abn.info.ve 16-Oct-2006
VE Caracas light rail: Las Adjuntas metro station - El Tambor (Los Teques) (9.5km) (inaugurated 03-Nov) Sat 04-Nov-2006 www.metrolosteques.gob.ve, RGI Sep-2006
VE Valencia light metro: Plaza de Toros/Monumental - Avenida Cedeño/Miranda (6.2km; first line) (inaugurated 18-Oct-2006, trial service 22-Oct-2006) Sun 18-Nov-2007 www.urbanrail.net
VE Maracaibo light rail: first line (6.3km): not completed; free/test rides on part of the line from Nov-2006; commercial operation from 21-Jan-2008 La Vanega - El Guayabal Mon 21-Jan-2008 www.metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
PE Lima metro: (Ciudad -) Atocongo - El Salvador Sat 18-Jan-2003 R.2856
BR Santos heritage trams: Estaçao - Praça Mauá (1350mm-gauge) Sat 23-Sep-2000 R.1092
BR Brasilia metro: Rodoviaria -Taguatinga / Samambaia (first 2 lines; 32km) Mon 24-Sep-2001 R.1887
BR Rio de Janeiro metro: Copacabana - Siqueiro Campos (1km); inaugurated 23-Dec Tue 24-Dec-2002 R.3005
BR Recife metro: Camaragibe Rodoviaria - Timbi (4.7km) Thu 26-Dec-2002 R.3005
BR São Paulo suburban: (Eng. Goulart -) USP Leste (- Comendador Ermelino) new station Fri 25-Jan-2008 www.ferrolatino.ch, www.cptm.sp.gov.br
BR São Paulo suburban: (São Miguel Paulista -) Jardim Helena -Vila Mara (- Itaim Paulista) new station Wed 28-May-2008 www.ferrolatino.ch, www.cptm.sp.gov.br
BR São Paulo suburban: (Itaim Paulista -) Jardim Romano (- Eng. Manoel Feio) new station Wed 16-Jul-2008 www.ferrolatino.ch, www.cptm.sp.gov.br
BR Salvador metro: first line: Lapa - Retiro (first half of 11.9km) Wed 11-Jun-2014 www.urbanrail.net
BR Fortaleza metro first line: Central-Chico da Silva=João Felipe - Carlito Benevides (24km) (portions inaugurated 15-Jun-2012, 28-Sep-2012, 24-Oct-2012) Wed 01-Oct-2014 urbanrail.net
UY (Montevideo -) Sayago - Victor Sudriers reopening (inaugurated 14-Dec) Thu 15-Dec-2005 R.4181; private commn., www.ferrolatino.ch VoT 9-6
UY 25 de Agosto - San José reopening Sat 16-Dec-2006 www.afe.com.uy, www.ferrolatino.ch VoT 10-7, 11-1
UY (Montevideo -) 25 de Agosto - Florida reopening Wed 02-Jan-2008 www.ferrolatino.ch VoT 11-5
AR (Buenos Aires -) Olascoaga - Carlos Tejedor (- Gonzales Moreno - General Pico) Wed 13-Dec-2000 R.1653
AR (Buenos Aires Once -) Bragado - Lincoln Tue 03-Apr-2001 R.1354
AR (Barranqueras - Resistencia -) Cacuí - Puerto Tirol Fri 24-Aug-2001 R.1652
AR (Buenos Aires Once - Bragado -) Carlos Tejedor - Gonzales Moreno - General Pico Sat 01-Sep-2001 R.1653
AR Buenos Aires Retiro Mitre - Rosario (- San Miguel de Tucumán) Mon 03-Sep-2001 R.1651
AR (Buenos Aires Retiro Mitre -) Rosario - San Miguel de Tucumán Sat 05-Jan-2002 R.1886
AR (Ingeniero Jacobacci -) El Maitén - Esquel: 750mm-gauge through trains restored Tue 27-May-2003 R.3037, 3120
AR Buenos Aires metro: Federico Lacroze - Tronador - Avenida de los Incas: line B extension (2km) Sat 09-Aug-2003 www.urbanrail.net
AR Basavilbaso - Villaguay (inaugurated 24-Aug) Mon 25-Aug-2003 R.3303
AR Buenos Aires Federico Lacroze - Zárate - Basavilbaso - Villaguay - Concordia - Posadas (reopening) Fri 21-Nov-2003 R.3476
AR (Buenos Aires Constitución -) Bahia Blanca - Carmen de Patagoñes (- Viedma - San Carlos de Bariloche) reopening Fri 28-Nov-2003 R.3476
AR (Buenos Aires Once de Septiembre - Bragado) - Carlos Casares - Lincoln Fri 28-May-2004 R.3844
AR (Buenos Aires -) Rosario Norte - Villa Maria (- Córdoba) reopening (free trips 03+04-Apr) Sun 10-Apr-2005 www.ferrolatino.ch VoT 9-3
AR (Buenos Aires -) Rosario Norte - Tucumán reopening (ceremonial 31-Oct) Mon 05-Dec-2005 www.ferrolatino.ch VoT 9-5 & 9-6, private commn.
AR Buenos Aires metro: Once - Avenida Jujuy - Calle Inclán - Caseros: Subte new line H (3.4km) Thu 18-Oct-2007 www.urbanrail.net
AR Paraná - Basavilbaso - Concepción del Uruguay reopening Fri 11-Jun-2010 RGI 04-Jul-2010
AR Buenos Aires metro: Primera Junta - Carabobo - Nazca=San Pedrito: Subte line A (3.2km extension) (Primera Junta - Carabobo inaugurated 22-Dec-2008) Sat 28-Sep-2013 www.urbanrail.net
CL Santiago metro: Santa Ana - Cumming - Quinta Normal Thu 01-Apr-2004 R.3760
CL Santiago metro: line 2 northward extension (Puente Cal y Canto - La Recoleta - Cerro Blanco, 1.6km) Wed 08-Sep-2004 R.4023
CL Iquique heritage tramway Sun 24-Oct-2004 www.tramz.com/cl/iq/e.html
CL Santiago metro: line 2 southward extension (Lo Ovalle - El Parrón - La Cisterna, 2.1km) Wed 22-Dec-2004 R.3760; www.urbanrail.net, www.metrosantiago.cl
CL (Valparaíso -) Viña del Mar (- Limache): realignment of MERVAL line underground for 4.5km Wed 23-Nov-2005 www.urbanrail.net, www.efe.cl, RGI Jan-2006
CL Santiago metro: Cerro Blanco - Einstein Fri 25-Nov-2005 www.urbanrail.net, RGI Jan-2006
CL (San Rosendo - Concepción - Los Condores -) Las Higueras new station (- Talcahuana=El Arenal); Talcahuana=El Arenal - Mercado; Concepción - Diagonal Bío Bío - Lomas Coloradas (inaugurated 25-Nov) Mon 28-Nov-2005 www.biovias.cl, RGI Jan-2006
CL (Santiago -) Temuco - Antilhue - Puerto Montt reopening (inaugurated 06-Dec) Wed 07-Dec-2005 www.efe.cl, RGI Jan-2006
CL Santiago metro: new tangential line 4 (Tobalada - Grecia and Vicente Valdés - Plaza de Puente Alto opened 30-Nov-2005) Thu 02-Mar-2006 R.3760; www.urbanrail.net, www.metrosantiago.cl
CL Santiago metro: Einstein - Avenida Americo Vespucio Thu 21-Dec-2006 www.urbanrail.net, www.metrosantiago.cl
Africa
MA Tanger-Ville new station Wed 27-Aug-2003 R.3348
MA (Tanger-Ville -) Tanger Morora - El Ksar Sghir Wed 17-Jun-2009 www.oncf.ma
MA Beni Nsar Port - Nador - Taourirt Wed 01-Jul-2009 www.oncf.ma
DZ Electrification of 280km of suburban lines (Thénia - Alger; Alger - Al Affroun) Sun 03-May-2009 R.3617; RGI 15-May-2009
DZ New Méchéria - Béchar normal gauge line alongside existing narrow gauge Thu 15-Jul-2010 R.3617; http://www.elmoudjahid.com/fr/actualites/874
EG Cairo metro line 2 extension Giza Suburban - Moneib (2.5km) Mon 17-Jan-2005 www.urbanrail.net
CG Brazzaville - Mont-Belo - Pointe Noire (unclear if line offers passenger service; date uncertain) Sat 01-Jan-2000 R.1022
CD Lubumbashi - Kamina - Kabalo - Samba - Kindu reopening (1st train departed Lubumbashi 26th, arrived Kindu 29th) Sat 26-Jun-2004 R.4196; www.congokin.com/news/categories/society/archives/story2028.shtml
KE (Nairobi -) Embakasi - Syokimau Wed 14-Nov-2012 IRJ 14-Nov-2012
MZ Nacala - Cuamba (- Nayuci - Nkaya) (unclear if line offers passenger service; date uncertain) Sat 01-Jan-2000 R.1023
MW Nkaya - Nayuci (- Cuamba - Nacala) (unclear if line offers passenger service; date uncertain) Sat 01-Jan-2000 R.1023
ZW Bulawayo - Luveve: experimental commuter trains; date uncertain Mon 01-Oct-2001 R.1769, 1919
ZW Harare - Marimba: experimental commuter trains; date uncertain Mon 01-Oct-2001 R.1769
ZW Bulawayo - Umganin: experimental commuter trains Thu 25-Oct-2001 R.1769, 1919
ZA (Cape Town -) De Aar - Kimberley (- Johannesburg): 25kV 50Hz electrification Wed 10-Oct-2001 R.2239
ZA Amabele - Mthatha reopening Sat 01-Mar-2008 RGI 08-Apr-2008, RGI 01-Jul-2008
ZA (Hatfield - Pretoria - Midrand -) Marlboro - Sandton (- Johannesburg Park Station) & Marlboro - OR Tambo (=Johannesburg) International Airport (20km of 80km) Tue 08-Jun-2010 RGI 08-Jun-2010, IRJ 08-Jun-2010
ZA Hatfield - Pretoria - Midrand - Marlboro & Sandton - Rosebank (- Johannesburg Park Station) (60km) Tue 02-Aug-2011 IRJ 29-Jul-2011, RGI 04-Aug-2011
ZA (Sandton -) Rosebank - Johannesburg Park Station Thu 07-Jun-2012 RGI 22-Jul-2012
NA Tsumeb - Oshivelo - Omuthiya - Ondangwa (- Oshikango - Angola) (phase 1, 246.5km) (inaugurated 12-Mar-2005 to Oshivelo; 15-Jul-2006 to Ondangwa; start of passenger service uncertain but first train departed Windhoek on Friday evening, thus Tsumeb on Saturday morning) Sat 29-Jul-2006 RGI Apr-2005, RGI Jan-2006, RGI Sep-2006, www.namibian.com.na 17-Jul-2006 & 24-Jul-2006
NA (Tsumeb -) Ondangwa - Oshikango (- Casinga [AO]) (phase 2; quoted date is inauguration) Thu 05-Jul-2012 www.twa.co.za/2012/07/10/namibian-president-unveils-railway-project