The city of Braunschweig (also called "Brunswick" in English) has a population of approx. 250,000 inhabitants. It is located in the eastern part of the German federal state Lower Saxony and has an about 40 kilometres long tram network. As the only city in Germany, the Braunschweig tram runs on the unusual track gauge of 1,100 millimetres (formerly also Lübeck and Kiel, both trams were scrapped in the last century).
The network is operated by → Braunschweiger Verkehrs-GmbH