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Hello all,

I'm visiting the Czech Republic in June, and among many other ideas I'm looking at visiting Liberec - in particular the intercity tram 11 from Liberec out to Jablonec interests me, the country's only metre-gauge tram line. I've seen (according to a few YouTube videos and the German-language Wikipedia page) that it was supposed to close in 2018 for conversion to standard gauge, however I've not seen any evidence of it actually being closed! Can anyone who's been recently confirm whether it is indeed still running?

Many thanks.
 
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Not done the line for some years. The latest reports I can find refer to a farewell to T2R cars being sold to Prague.
https://www.drehscheibe-online.de/foren/read.php?005,8833257,8833257#msg-8833257
No sign of any regauging in the photos.

Another report on the same forum says it should have happened last year, along with an extension to Jablonec Bus Station, but there was no money available.
I'd say you were pretty safe for June....
 

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Thanks for that, I'll go and have a look myself then!
 

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If you have time i would definitely recommend getting the tram out to Horni Hanychov then going on the Czech Railways cable car up to Jested
 

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CD website says the cable car is closed till 20 June for overhaul and maintenance.

PS @ 317666 thanks for the flag-up anyway: there was a RRB (pedant mode: TRB) partway on my only visit in 2010, so you've prompted me to try again when I'm in CZ early June.
 
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