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Besides a tramway,
a light rail line has been approved with construction due to begin in late 2011. The north-south line will be above ground, though plans are to eventuilly route it under the Danube in a 2.5 km subway.
A map of the system is
Bratislava has several holes in the
ground from a subway project which was cancelled in it's early stages in 1980 due to lack of
In early 2002, the first phase of the 2 line project was given a final go ahead. But it never went ahead, so currently this is the closest you'll get to a subway in this old city.
The tram uses a tunnel under a hill in the center of the city. There is no
station in the tunnel. Photo courtesy Harald A. Jahn
Photos courtesy of Etienne De
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