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The Modern Tram in Europe

The tram was the world's first form of motorized urban transportation, It connected the fast-growing american cities with thier surrounding areas in an era when rural regions were still dominated by horse drawn carriages.  In Europe at the beginning of the 20th century, hundreds of cities, from metropolis' such as Paris to small towns such as Bad Kreuznach, had tram networks to enable thier citizens to move around.

Our exhibition, entitled "The Modern Tram in Europe", shows that Munich is not alone in focusing so much attention on its tram network.  In many other places in Europe too, trams are once again being used as a means of driving forward sustainable urban development.