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PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN LEIPZIG
TRAMS
Travel around the city is very easy. The main tram station is right outside the Train Station, be careful as trams are pulling in and out all
the time, keep yourself clear of them. Try to use this Tram stop, if you use another stop you may struggle to get a seat (due to being full
of weirdly dressed people in black). Trams are the key to your movement around the city and the festival, and if you have taken my
advice then you are based in a hotel near the Train Station then you may even get a seat when you get on a tram. Obviously there are
plenty of other Goths in the city, and it has been known for other events to be held in Leipzig during WGT (Sporting events, some sort of
March by school kids with whistles, and the famous Bach Festival) so Trams get full very quickly.

The Agra is the largest festival location and the camping site, tram number 11 (don’t worry about the letter after the number, they all go
the same way) is the main tram that will take you from the town centre outside the Train Station down to the Agra, it’s a 30 minute
journey. If you miss the tram another will be along shortly as more 11 trams are put on during the festival. Simply get on and wait for
everybody to get off, just follow them to the Agra, this will be directly in front of you as you get off the tram. Tram travel is free for the four
days of the festival, once you have your armband. If you arrive on the Thursday or use the trams on the Tuesday after the event you will
need a tram ticket, there are machines (with an English facility) at every tram stop, make sure you get a ticket, it a €50 fine if you are
caught without a ticket. You will need to authorise your ticket on the tram, look for a machine near the entrance, you simply slot your
ticket in and it prints the date on the ticket, no date and you might as well have no ticket.

All tram stops have ticket machine, and they all have an English option. If you arrive before the festival or stay after remember to get a
ticket, the daily tickets are probably the best value. Just outside the Seaside Park (towards the station) there is a glass fronted building
that can help with all your transport questions. The cost is approx €5-6 for a days travel. Also remember that you must endorse your
ticket on the tram (look for the little blue boxes with a ticket sized slot in them)

Apart from being very crowded the Tram system works very well and is the most convenient way to get around the city. Please be aware
that you should give up your seat for elderly people.

Once you have your WGT Wristband you are entitled to free Public Transport in the greater Leipzig area (110)
From FRIDAY 08:00h until TUESDAY 12:00h NOON

MAIN TRAM NUMBERS
There are many venues, some are added every year whilst others disappear,
and there are always suprises like Tram 31 in 2010. I have marked a number
of the venues on the map below together with the new route 31 map.

TRAM 10
This tram runs from the Anker down to Werk II via the Hauptbahnhof

TRAM 11
This tram runs from the Hauptbahnhof down to the Agra via Werk II

TRAM 16
This tram runs from the Hauptbahnhof down to the Kohlrabizirkus

TRAM 31 - NEW WGT TRAM
This tram runs from the Hauptbahnhof down to the Agra via the Kohlrabizirkus

























TAXIS
Taxi drivers in Leipzig seem to talk very little English (well how many of our taxi drivers speak German), I would advise taking a print-out
of where you want to go and simply showing it to the taxi driver. If you want to go down to the Agra in a Taxi (from the Train Station) it will
cost you about €14-21 and the driver will go via the motorway/bypass and take you out of the city (don’t worry we all wondered where we
were going when we first made the trip). If you speak a little German then you will have better luck. If there are four of you or you need to
get to a venue quickly then I would advise getting a taxi. There is also a long line of them outside the Agra, which is very useful after a
long day watching bands, €21 in a taxi or wait with a couple of thousand other people to get on a very packed tram.
PHOTOS
LEIPZIG'S
REDEVELOPED MAIN
TRAM STOP OUTSIDE
LEIPZIG
HAUPTBAHNHOF
ANOTHER VIEW OF
THE  MAIN TRAM STOP
LEIPZIG'S MAIN TRAM
STOP OUTSIDE
LEIPZIG
HAUPTBAHNHOF
ANOTHER VIEW OF
THE TRAM STOP
A TIME TABLE OF
TRAM 10 AND 11
AUTOMATIC TRAM
TICKET MACHINE
(WITH ENGLISH
OPTIONS). TRAM
TICKET REQUIRED
BEFORE AND AFTER
FESTIVAL
TRAM NUMBERS ON
ABOVE EACH
PLATFORM
PUBLIC TRANSPORT
INFO
TAXI RANK AT THE
AGRA AFTER A LONG
DAY SHOPPING
QUEUE FOR TRAM
OUTSIDE THE AGRA
TRAM ARRIVAL TIME
AT MOST CENTRAL
STOPS
WGT TRAM 31 (2010)
TRAM STOP WEBCAM
Below you can see Webcam views of the main Tram Station in Leipzig (with Leipzig Hauptbahnhof in the background), during WGT it
will be awash with people dressed in Black. Refreshed every 60 Seconds.       
TRAM 31 ROUTE
TRAM MAP OF LEIPZIG WITH MAIN VENUES MARKED