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Budapest launches Christmas-season ‘light tram’

The BKV tram pre fairy lights and Xmas decorations.
The BKV tram pre fairy lights and Xmas decorations. Image by alcuin lai / CC BY-SA 2.0

The retro BKV tram is operating a ‘nostalgic’ line during the Christmas season in Budapest. The tram, produced in the ‘60s,  is decorated with 3.5kg of LED lights. It runs on several lines with varying schedules. A Soviet-made ZIU trolleybus has also been decorated with light garlands, and operates on line 72. The ‘nostalgic’ lines won’t carry passengers on 23 and 31 December. Read more: dailynewshungary.com