Trams in Magdeburg

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Magdeburg tramway network
An NGT8D tram in Magdeburg, 2010.
Locale Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Horsecar era: 1877 (1877)–ca. 1899 (1899)
Status Converted to electricity
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Propulsion system(s) Horses
Electric tram era: since 1899 (1899)
Status Operational
Lines 9
Operator(s) Magdeburger Verkehrsbetriebe (de) (MVB)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Propulsion system(s) Electricity
Electrification 600 V DC
Route length 60.5 km (37.6 mi)
Magdeburg tramway network.
Website Magdeburger Verkehrsbetriebe (MVB) (in German)

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

Opened in 1877, the network has been operated since 1999 by Magdeburger Verkehrsbetriebe (de) (MVB).

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.  (in German)
  • Schwandl, Robert (2012). Schwandl's Tram Atlas Deutschland (in German and English) (3rd ed.). Berlin: Robert Schwandl Verlag. ISBN 9783936573336. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Trams in Magdeburg at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 52°07′56″N 11°38′13″E / 52.13222°N 11.63694°E / 52.13222; 11.63694