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Straßenbahn vor den Fernsehturm am Alex

The biggest tram network in Germany

The tram network has a length of almost 190 kilometres and covers the equivalent of around 1.3 times the circumference of the earth every day.

Berlin’s tram network is one of the oldest and most extensive in the world. It comprises the 9 “Metro” lines M1 to M17 and the 13 additional lines 12 to 68 in the districts of Wedding, Weißensee, Mitte, Marzahn, Hellersdorf, Lichtenberg, Prenzlauer Berg, Friedrichshain, Köpenick, Pankow and Treptow.

The tram excels with speed, safety, punctuality and reliability. Cleanliness and comfort, accessibility and eco-friendliness are the rule. A timetable based on passenger volumes ensures cost-effective operation.

Facts and figures
The tram network has a length of almost 190 km. Placed end-to-end, the 22 lines extend a total of 430 km. The distance travelled every day equates to 1.3 times the circumference of the earth.

Every year, 1.3 million journeys carry 157 million passengers to their destinations. Almost every stop is served.
There is one approximately every 460 metres. The average speed of the trams is 19.2 km/h.

Almost 7,000 poles and some 2.000 wall mounts support the 440 km of overhead lines for the tram network. They supply the cars, points, signals and a number of stops with electricity.

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Tram lines 12-68

Line numbers 12-68 serve the different districts of Berlin.

Tramlinie M2 in der Prenzlauer Allee


MetroTrams are marked with an "M".

traffic news

Route Effective Reason and impact
Straßenbahn12 from 05.08.2012 04:00
until further notice
Linienmaßnahmen; 4
Straßenbahn21 from 14.07.2014 04:00
till 29.09.2014 04:00
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten der DB; 1
Metro TramM6 from 26.08.2013 01:00
until further notice
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten der BVG; 1
Metro TramM5 from 20.05.2014 04:15
till 15.08.2014 04:00
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten der BVG; 2

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