Guernsey is one of the Channel Islands, part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey which is a British Crown Dependency.
A standard gauge steam tramway opened in 1879 between St Peter Port and St Stephens, a distance of about 2¾ miles (4.4 km). The line was electrified in 1892, to become one the first electric street tramways in the British Isles. The line closed in 1934 and few traces remain today.
Since 1985, there has been a 7¼in (184mm) gauge miniature railway, about 350 yards (320m) in length, in the grounds of Sausmarez Manor, near St Martins.
Photo image of a 1998 watercolour painting by Eric Thompson, prints available from UK Watercolours