Tram - Tramway

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Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH (MVG)
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80287 München

Tram - Tramway

The Munich tramway is the tramway network for the city of Munich in Germany. Today it is operated by the municipally owned Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft (the Munich Transport Company, or MVG) and is known officially and colloquially as the Tram. Previous operators have included Société Anonyme des Tramways de Munich, the Münchner Trambahn-Aktiengesellschaft, the Städtische Straßenbahnen and the Straßenbahn München.

The tram network interconnects with the MVG´s bus network, the Munich U-Bahn and the Munich S-Bahn, all of which use a common tariff as part of the Münchner Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund (Munich Transport and Tariff Association, or MVV) transit area.

As of 2012, the daytime tram network comprises 13 lines and is 79 kilometres (49 mi) long with 165 stops. There is also a night tram service with four routes. The network is operated by 106 trams (as of 2012), and transported 98 million people in 2010 and 104 million people in 2012.

Daytime routes

The daytime route network operates between 04:45 and 01:30.

Night routes

The night route network has a Name-Prefix of "N", i.e. Line N16. The Nightlines operating between 01:30 and 04:30.

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* Text (excerpt) from Trams in Munich from Wikipedia [CC BY-SA 3.0]), List of the authors

Network map by Maximilian Dörrbecker (Chumwa) (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-2.5], via Wikimedia Commons

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