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Wednesday 27 April 2011

Meet Peter Witt

As mentioned earlier, Milan still runs tramcars (streetcars for those of you in the USA) that date back to the late 1920s. They are known as Peter Witt cars, after the Cleveland Railway commissioner who designed them.

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And here is one of them: although many routes in the city run more modern – and spacious – trams, these grand looking vehicles are fine for routes that don’t need so much capacity. There are still 200 of them at work.

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