A historic tram from the late 19th century caught fire on Saturday afternoon while transporting passengers to ul. Polish Army in Bydgoszcz. Firefighters extinguished the fire with powder extinguishers. Only the driver of the vehicle was injured. We received a video from the event on Kontakt 24.
The incident happened after 1.30 p.m. on St. Polish Army in Bydgoszcz. Right next to the pantograph, during the ride, a historic tram caught fire. There were passengers inside the vehicle. We got a video of the event Contact 24.
The fire broke out on the roof of the tram, in which 25 passengers and two service people – a tram driver and a conductor – were riding. After stopping the vehicle, everyone left the tram. The conductor, jumping down to the ground, injured her elbow.
Firefighters extinguished the fire with powder extinguishers. Four units of the fire brigade took part in the extinguishing operation. The fire disrupted the traffic of trams in the city, which were diverted to other routes for a long time.
It replaced the horse trams
Herbrand came to Bydgoszcz in June 1896 and was one of the 16 that replaced the horse trams when electric traction was launched. It was renovated in 2012. It is nearly 8 meters long. There are 30 standing and 15 seated places in it.
The “H” line runs on the Kapuściska – Wilczak route throughout the summer, weekends and holidays.
Bydgoszcz 998, Express Bydgoszcz
Main photo source: Bydgoszcz 998