First electric tram- Siemens 1881 in Lichterfelde



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Deutsch: Erste elektrische Straßenbahn von Siemens & Halske, die Bahn Lichterfelde–Kadettenanstalt.
English: The world’s first electric tram, the Groß-Lichterfelde Tramway, began operation in 1881 in the Lichterfelde neighborhood of Berlin, Germany and was produced by Werner von Siemens. Direct current was supplied through the rails. The tram car is 5m long by 2m wide and weighs 4.8 tonnes. It travels at a maximum speed of 40 kilometres per hour and carries 20 people at a time. In the first three months of operation the tram had already carried 12,000 passengers.
Date 1882(1882)
Source . The Siemens Tram from Past to Present (pdf), in english. Siemens corporation. p. page 1. Retrieved on 7 January 2009(2009-01-07).
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