Longest tram enters service in Budapest

Photo: Benjámin Zelki

HUNGARY: March 31 saw the entry into passenger service of what is claimed to be the longest tram in the world. The 55·9 m long nine-section CAF Urbos tram is in operation on the recently modernised Route 1 in Budapest, and will be joined by 11 more by mid-year.

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