CZECH REPUBLIC: Brno city council decided on June 12 to start tendering for a tram extension to serve the university campus in Bohunice.

The 900 m branch would run northeast from Osová to Nemocnice Bohunice, with an intermediate stop at Nová Jihlavská. This would be in a 650 m tunnel.

Construction is due to begin by the end of next year, with opening planned for 2022. The cost is estimated at between KC900m and KC1·2bn.

  • Brno city council has also decided to start tendering for a trolleybus extension from Novolíšeňská to Jírova. Estimated to cost KC129m, this would be completed in 15 months.