Christmas Prague 2022: Have you already seen Christmas trams?
Christmas-decorated and brilliantly lit vehicles roam Prague again this year. You can take a ride on one of the Christmas trams, bus or retrobus. The popular Lubrication tram has also got a Christmas coat. This year, the Christmas fleet has even grown by three more vehicles. Do you know where you can meet them?
After the ceremonial lighting of the Christmas vehiclas in the Public Transport Museum in the Prague-Stresovice tram depot, a total of 8 Christmas cars will be circling Prague from Saturday, November 26, 2022. Until Friday 6 January 2023, you can take advantage of the festive opportunity and take a ride on one of the decorated Christmas trams, buses or retrobuses. The vehicles are decorated with a total of more than 13,000 Christmas lights, as well as interior decorations and decals with a winter and Christmas theme.
For this year, 3 cars have been added to the Christmas fleet. In the streets of Prague, you can meet the historic two-axle Ringhoffer tram (on line 42 at the weekends), the Skoda 15T ForCity and 14T, T3, T3SU trams, the popular “Mazacka” Lubrication tram, the retro bus Irisbus Citelis 12M and the SOR NB 12 bus.
Where to catch the Christmas trams?
On the website of Prague Public Transit company you can find the timetables of all Christmas vehicles (CZ only), so you know when and where you can come across them on the streets of Prague. You can also track the current location of the Christmas vehicles on the map.
You can watch the journey of Christmas-glowing Lubrication tram Mazacka live on Mall.TV.
The newer type of the Skoda 15T ForCity tram also has a beautiful decoration. It is decorated with both outdoor Christmas stickers and 5,760 electric candles, as well as indoor Christmas decorations. This tram regularly changes the lines so it can show off all over Prague.
The popular lubrication tram aka Mazacka is also beautifully decorated this year. It is lit by snowflakes and an angel. Together it is decorated with 3,840 lights. This tram maintains rails in good shape.
Running on lines 175 and 124 you can meet the Christmas-decorated Karosa Citelis retorbus, which has 3,840 lights.
Have you ridden the Christmas trams or buses yet? And which one do you like the most?