Driver training during the “Tramways Bruxellois” era

1268 L49 av Longchamps
A proud team posing for the photographer.

The Museum has recently discovered a number of press articles on how drivers and fare collectors were trained during the Tramways Bruxellois era, before 1954. After a medical examination and a number of aptitude tests, applicants would get three days of theoretical training and 15 days of practical training. The ensuing test – conducted by a company inspector and an engineer – would determine whether the applicant could join the Tramways Bruxellois… or not.

The October edition of our MTUB News goes into further detail on how applicants were trained and hired in the 1930s. This also includes a number of exclusive, historical photos. If you would like to receive the MTUB News (in French, 10 issues a year integrated in Tram 2000 magazine) and if you would like to enjoy a number of other advantages, do join our organization by filling out this form.