The city of Craiova is located in the south of Romania about 60 kilometres from the border with Bulgaria. It has a population of 250,000, which is enough in Romania to be one of the 10 biggest cities in the country. An approximately 18 kilometre-long tram line runs through the city from north-west to south-east, which is served by three routes in some sections. The tram does not connect the railway station to the city, it is about 1.5 kilometres south.
The trams as well as the city buses are operated by → RAT (Regia Autonoma de Transport) Craiova