The movement of trams in Vitebsk is carried out on 9 routes with a total length of nearly 213 km. In weekdays 68 cars go on the routes, at weekends - only 43. Trams` speed is slightly higher than trolley`s and totals 15.9 km/h, and the minimum headway of this type of public transport in Vitebsk is from 7 to 55 minutes depending on the route.
Tram route № 1 is the longest: the distance in one direction equals to 17 kilometres. And a round trip will take 2 hours 5 minutes.
Tram route № 5 manages to deliver passengers to the last stop faster than anyone - its length is 7.5 kilometres, and a round trip takes less than an hour. Only one tram runs on the route, so you will have to wait for tram № 1 very long.
By the way, tram with numbers 1, 3 and 5 will take you to unique by its nature Vitebsk Tram History Museum, where you will learn a lot from the history of the city. Traveling on one of these routes, you will pass by the Central Sports Complex, which is the largest sports facility in the city.