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Graphing Construction on Tram Line 6 in Budapest

Re-creating an 1880s train schedule diagram for one of the busiest tram lines in all of Europe

Trams in front of Nyugati Railway Station, Budapest, 1890s. Photo: Fortepan / Budapest Főváros Levéltára / Klösz György

The first electric trams in Budapest started service in 1887 on the Grand Boulevard. This segment later became part of Line 6 and its sister Line 4, which follows the same route except for the last two stops. Combined, they…