San Francisco Cable Cars


City: San Francisco (United States).
Total route length: 7.9 km (4.9 miles).

Track gauge: 1067 mm.
Opened: September 1, 1873.
Closed: April 15, 2020 because of COVID-19.
Reopened: August 2, 2021.

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San Francisco Cable Cars stops

Select: 19th Ave & Holloway Ave, 19th Ave & Randolph St, 4th Street & King Street, 9th Ave & Irving St., Beach & Jones, California & Drumm, California & Van Ness, Jones & Hyde, Jones St & Beach St, Market Street & Battery Street, Market Street & Kearny Street, Market Street & Noe Street, Market Street & Powell Street, Powell & Market, Stockton & Beach, Taylor & Bay, The Embarcadero & Brannan Street, and The Embarcadero & Stockton Street.

See the official route map.

Current trams in operation

Cable car: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 39, 43, 49, 50, 52, 54, 56, 59, 60, 502, and 516.

Former trams in operation

Cable car: ?, Powell Street Cable Car 32, SSR 54, 46, 59, 519, 521, and 527.

Horse tram: 863.

Open cable car: 8.

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Last updated: March 13, 2023.