Trams in Halle (Saale)

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Halle (Saale) tramway network
A line 5 tram in Schkopau, 2009.
Locale Halle (Saale), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Horsecar era: 1882 (1882)–1899 (1899)
Status Converted to electricity
Track gauge 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Propulsion system(s) Horses
Electric tram era: since 1891 (1891)
Status Operational
Lines 12
Operator(s) Hallesche Verkehrs-AG (de) (HAVAG)
Track gauge 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electricity
Electrification 750 V DC
Route length 87.6 km (54.4 mi) (2012)
Halle (Saale) tramway network.
Website Hallesche Verkehrs-AG (HAVAG) (German)

The Halle (Saale) tramway network (German: Straßenbahnnetz Halle (Saale)) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Halle (Saale), a city in the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Opened in 1882, the network has been operated since 1990 by Hallesche Verkehrs-AG (de) (HAVAG).

See also[edit]


  • Bauer, Gerhard; Kuschinski, Norbert (1994). Die Straßenbahnen in Ostdeutschland [The Tramways in East Germany]. Band 2: Sachsen-Anhalt, Thüringen [Volume 2: Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia]. Aachen, Germany: Schweers + Wall. ISBN 392167980X.  (German)
  • Schwandl, Robert (2012). Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland (3rd ed.). Berlin: Robert Schwandl Verlag. ISBN 9783936573336.  (German) (English)

External links[edit]

Media related to Trams in Halle an der Saale at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°28′58″N 11°58′11″E / 51.48278°N 11.96972°E / 51.48278; 11.96972