|Magdeburg's tram system consist of 10 routes numbered 1-5, 5E, 6, 8-10. The trams
run on standard gauge tracks. 1244 is a modernized Czech built
Tatra T4D type first introduced in Magdeburg in 1969. Originally a 20 seater, it
was modernized to seat 27. It has 4 43 kW traction motors for a total rating of
172 kW, 230 hp and a top speed of 55 km/h, 34 mph.
Tatra T4DM number 1244 heads an unidentified sister along the Ernst-Reuter Allee in Magdeburg on Wednesday May 7th, 2003. It is working a number 8 service to Buchau.