Swiss trams start up in Horehronie region

First test rides have been successful.

(Source: chz.sk)

One set of seventeen trams from Switzerland brought to Slovakia by the Čiernohronská železnica railway (ČHŽ) has successfully completed tests and could begin carrying passengers within months.

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In a statement on its official website, ČHŽ, a non-profit organisation said: "On August 2-3, the station in Čierny Balog became famous for a bit. For the first time, our trams, acquired last year from the Swiss Waldenburgerbahn, moved under their own power."

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