Located in the south-east of Spain (about 30 km from the mediterranean sea and approx. 70 km from Alicante), the city of Murca has a population of some 450,000. In 2011, the city opened an 18 kilometre long tram line, with a short stretch branching off (route 1B). From 2007, there was already a trial operation on a length of four stops.
The tram is operated by → Tranvía de Murcia, S.A.