Berliners have always been one step ahead. So it's no surprise that the world's first electric tram was launched here in 1881. For the kilometre-long journey from Lichterfelde train station to Zehlendorfers Strasse (today Finckensteinallee), Berliners paid 20 pfennigs – more than the average hourly wage. Today, visitors to Berlin's huge German Museum of Technology can gain a fascinating insight into the city's road and rail transport history.
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