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Tokyo Subways – How do they stack up in size to other subway systems of the world?

Ever wanted to know how big Tokyo’s underground subways are and how they stack up in size to the rest of the worlds largest cites? Well, here’s your chance. Below the subway systems of the world are presented on the same scale for comparison.

tokyo

kilometer1 kilometer
mile1 mile

london
London
Transport for London
nyc
New York
MTA/PATH
tokyo
Tokyo
TRTA
seoul
Seoul
Seoul Metro
paris
Paris
RATP
moscow
Moscow**
Moskovskoe Metro
mexico
Mexico City
El Sistema de Transporte Colectivo
chicago
Chicago
CTA
berlin
Berlin***
BVG
stockholm
Stockholm
SL
dc
Washington, DC
WMATA
bart
San Francisco
MUNI/BART
singapore
Singapore
SMRT
langeles
Los Angeles
MTA
madrid
Madrid
Metro de Madrid
atl
Atlanta
MARTA
philadelphia
Philadelphia
SEPTA/PATCO
montreal
Montreal
STM
osaka
Osaka
Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau
munich
Munich
MVG
hamburg
Hamburg
Hochbahn
barcelona
Barcelona
TMB
athens
Athens
Attiko Metro
toronto
Toronto
TTC
hong kong
Hong Kong
MTR
vancouver
Vancouver
TransLink
beijing
Beijing
Beijing Subway
boston
Boston
MBTA
stpete
Saint Petersburg
Petersburgskiy Metropoliten
santiago
Santiago
Metro de Santiago
wien
Vienna
VOR
budapest
Budapest
BKV
marseille
Marseille
RTM
bruxelles
Brussels
STIB-MIVB
buenos aires
Buenos Aires
Metrovías

* These are not all of the world’s subway systems.

** The Moscow map used (by Freytag & Berndt) had a slightly varying scale. So this one isn’t perfect – the spokes should be a little longer.

*** This is the U-bahn only. S-bahn is in the works.

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subway systems of the world, presented on the same scale