Czech Trams 2 - Brno Trams & Trolleybuses
the capital of Moravia and the second city of the Czech Republic.
It is famous for its higher education,
manufacturing, trade fairs and Motorcycle Grand Prix. Brno is
200km to the south east of
Prague. The trams started in Brno in
1869 and they are now part of the Dopravní podnik města Brna (DPMB)
public transport network. There are 13 routes on the system
some 70km with a fleet of some 310 vehicles made up of a variety of
types. It was modernised in the 1960’s with many CKD
Tatra types, mostly single
car T3’s and articulated K2 types. A
good deal of rebuilding has taken place with many low-floor sections
added as well as new style trailers being built to low-floor
design. In 2003 17 part low floor Skoda Anitra 03Ts entered
service. The newest cars are Skoda Anitra 13Ts that entered
service from 2007 and are similar to Prague’s Elektra trams which can
operating in Prague on our Czech Trams 1, Part 1 and Part 2
programmes. As you will see, the standard livery is red
and white, but a number of trams carry advertising liveries.
has a fleet of Skoda trolleybuses that operate an intensive network of routes
which is the country’s largest system.
They began in 1949 and there are 13 lines both urban and inter-urban. We film a number of these vehicles as they
operate amongst the trams in this very smart Czech city.
filming starts at the busy tram and trolleybus station outside of the main
railway station and along Benešova, as numerous trams and trolleybuses are seen in service on
this very warm, blue sky summer’s day.
Our cameras move around the city and film at a number of locations such
as Nádražni, Masarykova, Rašinova, Ceská and Rooseveltova. This is a beautiful city with the buildings
giving a superb backdrop to our filming.
We head back to the tram and trolleybus station adjacent to the railway
station again to capture the late afternoon rush, filming at Divadelní and Benešova on our way there.
also buses running in parts of the city, but the trolleybus and tram
supreme. Brno is well worth a visit as it offers such variety and
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