Prague City has unveiled plans for two new tram lines to enhance the city’s public transportation system.
The first tram line, Dvorce – Budějovická – Michle, will connect the southern part of the tram network, incorporating the Dvorecký Bridge. This line is estimated to be approximately 4.8 kilometers long.
It will provide connections to metro line D at the Olbrachtova stop and metro line C at the Budějovická stop. The construction cost is estimated at around CZK 1.7 billion, with efforts to secure co-financing from EU funds or other subsidy programs.
The second line, Podbaba – Troja – Bohnice, located in the northern part of the tram circuit, will undergo a comprehensive study before proceeding with the environmental impact assessment (EIA) process. The implementation of both lines will expand Prague’s tram network by approximately 8 kilometers.
Zdeněk Hřib, Deputy Mayor for Transport, emphasized the significance of these lines, stating, “Both lines are essential components of the southern and northern parts of the Prague tram circuit, enabling new, efficient public transport connections without overburdening the city center. By introducing the Dvorecký Bridge and the tram line Dvorce – Budějovická – Michle, we will establish a convenient, high-capacity, and eco-friendly connection between Prague 4 and Prague 5, reducing emissions and improving public transport accessibility.”
New Tram Line Podbaba – Troja – Bohnice
The tram line will extend from the Nádraží Podbaba turntable northward along Podbabská Street, sharing part of its route with the under-construction Nádraží Podbaba – Suchdol line, which includes a new stop, Hydrologický ústav.
At the northern tip of Císařský ostrov, the line will diverge from the route to Suchdol and proceed to Podhoří via the new Vltava River bridge, serving a pair of stops planned for the new entrance to the Prague Zoo.
From Podhoří, the tram line will continue through a tunnel to Bohnice, where it will connect to the street network via a portal on Mazurská Street, featuring a pair of Poliklinika Mazurská stops. The line will then turn south onto Lodžská Street and link with the planned Kobylisy – Bohnice line on K Pazderkám Street.