|Above: YouTubeCA video - Debreceni villamosok [Debrecen trams] - Length: 10:30 mins.||Above: YouTubeCA video - Debrecen CAF Urbos tram brake testing - Fékpróbázik az új debreceni villamos - Length: 2:34 mins.|
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Operator: Debreceni Közlekedési Vállalat (DKV)
|1||Nagyállomás [Central Station] - Városháza [City Hall] - Debrecen Plaza - Egyetem [University]|
|2||Nagyállomás [Central Station] - Városháza [City Hall] - Debrecen Plaza - Doberdó utca|
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- 11.5 km.
- Horse-powered trams: 6 Oct. 1888 - 15 March 1911.
- Steam-powered trams: 2 Oct. 1884 - 1911 (?)
- Electric trams: 16 March 1911 - today.
- Interurban trams: (steam-powered) 29 July 1906 - ?; (gasoline-engined): 1926 - 1950 [transformed into regular rail service].
- 1435 mm.
- Kubinszky, M., Lovász, I. & Villányi, Gy. Régi magyar villamosok: A történelmi Magyarország közúti vasutai a kezdettől a II. világháború végéig [Old Hungarian trams: Street railways of historic Hungary from the beginning to the end of World War II]. Budapest: Budapesti Városvédő Egyesület, (1999?).
- Lehnhart, H. and Jeanmaire, C. Tramway systems of Eastern Europe II. Villigen AG (Switzerland): Verlag Eisenbahn, 1977.
- Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.108: Debrecen, Hungary" Tramways & Urban Transit, Oct. 2016 (79: 946), p.391-395.
- Taplin, M.R. "Tramways of provincial Hungary (Parts 1 and 2)", Modern Tramway and Light Railway Review, Nov.-Dec. 1973 (36: 431-432), p.382, 402-404.
- Debreceni Közlekedési Vállalat (DKV)
- Harminc éve szűnt meg az utolsó debreceni villamos mellékvonal [The last brach line of the Debrecen tramways ceased operations thirty years ago]
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