Magdeburg's tram system consist of 10 routes numbered 1-5, 5E, 6, 8-10. The trams
run on standard gauge tracks. 1278 is one of a class of
12 Czech built CKD type T6A2 cars. 6 (1275-1280) were first introduced in Magdeburg in 1989
followed soon by another 6 that were initially sent to Schwerin.
It is a 28 seater powered by 4 43 kW traction motors for a total rating of
172 kW, 230 hp and a top speed of 55 km/h, 34 mph.
CKD T6A2 number 1278 on service 1 to Lerchenwuhne in Magdeburg on Wednesday May 7th, 2003. It is turning from Ernst-Reuter Alle into Breiter Weg.