GERMANY: The Steinhausen extension of München’s tram network opened with the timetable change on December 11. Construction of the 2·7 km eastern extension began on February 26.

Running on reserved track from Max-Weber-Platz U-Bahn station to Berg am Laim S-Bahn station, the extension forms the eastern end of Route 25. Between Max-Weber-Platz and Vogelweideplatz, 1·4 km of track existing track along Einsteinstraße, previously used as access to MVG’s main tram depot, has been put into revenue service, along with 1·3 km of new track that has been built between Vogelweideplatz and Hultschiner Straße.