In Samara, construction works began on a tram line from Tashkentskaya Ulitsa (Street) to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ stadium, city administration reported. At present, works are underway to prepare tramway and cable lines (tree cutting, demolition of buildings, capital and metal garages, etc.).
The total length of the tram lines is 2.2 km of the two-way line. The facility structure includes a tunnel type overhead passing with a total length of 388.81 m, which is located along the Moskovskoye Shosse (Highway) on the section from Tashkentskaya Ulitsa (Street) to the turning loop and serves to pass two tram ways under Ulitsa (Street) Dalnaya.
According to the contract, a dispatch center building and three traction substations will also be built. The works are planned to be completed by the end of April 2018.