Facts and Figures

Operator CATS
System Type Streetcar
Year Opened 2015
# of Lines 1
# of Cars  
Mileage 4 miles
Gauge Standard
Stations 17
Power overhead
Data Date 2022
1st Visit 10/2021
Last Visit 10/2021
% Rode 75%

US Transit > South > Charlotte
Gold Line Streetcar


The gold line first opened in 2015 using replica double-truck Birney cars. In 2021 the line was extended on each end and reopened with modern "streetcars". Basically light rail cars gear for streetcar speeds/use. Further extensions are planned. 

Only stations with images are listed below in order of east to west on the line.

New Station # of photos New photos
NEW French St 4 4
NEW Mint St 4 4
NEW Tryon St 4 4
NEW Sunnyside Ave 6 6
NEW Equipment 1 1

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