The tram network in Prague has been undergoing unprecedented development in recent years.
Prague Public Transit Company (DPP) completed the construction of the first stage of the tram line Sidliste Barrandov–Holyne–Slivenec, i.e. the section between Barrandov and Holyne. The construction took less than 10 months and cost CZK 170 million (EUR 7 million) ; it was carried out by Strabag Rail.
Regular operation on the new line will start on Saturday morning. In connection with the start of tram service to Holyně, as of Saturday, the bus stops will be renamed: Holyne will bear the new name Stara Holyne, the Filmove ateliery stop will be named Filmove ateliery Barrandov.
The new Barrandov–Holyne line is one kilometer long with two pairs of stops: Namesti Olgy Scheinpflugove on the square of the same name and Holyne. The line is partially grassed. It is terminated by a siding, construction of the connecting section to Slivenec should start next spring.
The tram network in Prague has been undergoing unprecedented development in recent years. Recently, the reversing loop Zahradni mesto was completed, the line to Pankrac was renewed, and construction started on the line to Libuse and the transfer junction Depo Hostivar. Tram lines to Slivenec, Dedina and the Strahov stadium are also being prepared.