In the competition of finding Europe’s most beautiful Advent tram, Miskolc has been winning since the beginnings.
This is the fourth year when the Hungarian city, Miskolc’s Advent tram may win the competition announced by the Czech site MHD86 – 24 reports. Miskolc has been winning all three times with pretty high scores. This year, however, things had got a little bit more interesting as before, since Miskolc got an outstanding Czech challenger.
The Advent tram of Miskolc and Plzen from the Czech Republic have been going neck and neck all through the competition.
The tram of Miskolc was actually about to lose just a couple of days before the end of the competition. Suddenly, Miskolc overcame all the hundred thousand votes it was behind with
and eventually, the Advent tram of Miskolc became Europe’s most beautiful one – for the fourth time.
Let us see the numbers:
Halle (D) – 12 186 votes
Hannover (D) – 12 780 votes
Hiroshima (J) – 13 863 votes
Jaroslav (RUS) – 12 468 votes
Krakow (PL) – 14 838 votes
Miskolc (HUN) – 3 456 784 votes
Most (CZ) – 13 066 votes
Nizhny Novgorod (RUS) – 12 667 votes
Olomouc (CZ) – 12 900 votes
Osijek (HR) – 12 260 votes
Plzen (CZ) – 3 389 676 votes
Poznan (PL) – 12 834 votes
Prague (CZ) – 16 921 votes
Szczecin (PL) – 12 550 votes
Szeged (HUN) – 47 537 votes
Torun (PL) – 12 312 votes
Zürich (CH) – 100 437 votes
People could vote until 6 pm on 3 January 2021. According to the final numbers, the Advent tram of Plzen received 3 389 676 votes while the tram of Miskolc received 3 456 784. On the other hand, last year Miskolc only received 52 332 votes and still won the competition.
Miskolc however, is not the only Hungarian city to have nicely decorated public transport vehicles as a preparation for Christmas. As you can see, another Hungarian city, Szeged also made it to the list, and the capital Budapest too has every year the iconic light tram running on different tram lines, and celebrating Santa Claus’ day, starting around the 6th December, people can also travel with Santa’s trolleybus.