Rapid Transit Timelines and Scale Comparison

five years earlier (or press a) --- five years later (or press s)
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(maps ordered by opening date; click a city name in sidebar to jump to its map)

London
2020 map
New York
2020 map
Paris
2020 map
Berlin
2020 map
Sydney
2020 map
Chicago
2020 map
Boston
2020 map
Wien
2020 map
Tokyo
2020 map
Osaka
2020 map
San Francisco
2020 map
Madrid
2020 map
Moskva
2020 map
Milano
2020 map
München
2020 map
México
2020 map
Beijing
2020 map
Seoul
2020 map
São Paulo
2020 map
Washington
2020 map
Hong Kong / Shenzhen
2020 map
Singapore
2020 map
Shanghai
2020 map
Taipei
2020 map

five years earlier (or press a) --- five years later (or press s)

Based on frequent midday service at the end of the year in question (notes).
Scale: = 10 km (10 CSS pixels per km)

Please send any corrections or questions to threestationsquare at gmail dot com.

See also: miscellaneous timelines and maps

By Alexander Rapp based on map data CC-BY-SA by OpenStreetMap contributors and historical sources.