Public Transport in Budapest: Trams

Budapest tram

The Budapest tramway is a tram network forming part of the public transport system in Budapest, the capital and the largest city of Hungary. It is operated by the Budapesti Közlekedési Zrt.

Five interesting facts about the trams in Budapest:

  • In 1866, the streets of Budapest were the 6th all over the world to establish horse tramway traffic.
  • The first electric line in the city was opened in 1887.
  • The Budapest tram network is one of world's largest tram networks, operating on 156.85 km (97.46 mi) of total route.
  • The city has 36 tram lines.
  • One of the most beautiful tramlines in the world, tram 2 runs on a picturesque route along the river Danube.

Line 2 tram, Budapest

Line 2 tram, Budapest
Line 2 tram, Budapest

Budapest tram
Line 2 tram, Budapest

Yellow tram
Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest

Budapest tramway
Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest

Budapest tram
Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest

Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest
Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest

Yellow tram
Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest

Budapest tramway
Hungarian Ganz CSMG-2 tram, Budapest

Budapest tram
Hungarian Ganz CSMG-2 tram, Budapest

Hungarian Ganz CSMG-3 tram, Budapest
Hungarian Ganz CSMG-3 tram, Budapest

Have you ever just sat on one of Budapest's trams and rode it from the beginning until the end? Do you like trams as means of transportation? Feel free to post a comment below.

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