Trams in Vienna

in Wien, Austria



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Stephansplatz 3A, 1010 Wien, Austria
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N48┬░ 12' 29.4" E16┬░ 22' 21.13"   (48.208166666667, 16.372536111111)
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Trams in Vienna (German: Wiener Straßenbahn, in everyday's speech also Bim or Tramway) are a vital part of the public transport system in Vienna, capital city of Austria. In operation since 1865, the network reached its greatest extent during the interwar period (1918–1939). Today, it is the fifth largest tram network in the world, at about 176.9 kilometres (109.9 mi) in total length and 1,071 stations.The trams on the network run on standard gauge track. Since 1897, they have been powered by electricity, at 600 V DC. The current operator of the network is Wiener Linien. In 2013, a total of 293.6 million passengers traveled on the network's trams. As of 2013, there were 525 tramcars in Vienna's tram fleet, including 404 trams or tramsets scheduled for service during peak periods, comprising 215 single cars and 189 motor and trailer sets.

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Address: Stephansplatz 3A, 1010 Wien, Austria
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