RUSSIA: Novosibirsk Mayor Anatoly Lokot and Governor of Novosibirsk Oblast Vladimir Gorodetsky attended a ceremony on November 9 to inaugurate a 1 km extension of the city’s tram network.

The extension between Poselok Yuzhniy and Chistaya Sloboda in the southwest of the city has three stops. It is part of the network on the west bank of the River Ob, which is not connected to the network on the other side of the river. Test running began on October 22.

In August and September tram operator Gorelektrotransport received 10 ex-Moscow 71-608KM and KTM-8KM trams.