Road and rail transport

The BOVERA – Historic Tram, Liberec, Mrštníkova 3

In 1987 a group of enthusiasts got together to form the Public Transport Club, which in 1995 became the Bovera Club. Members carry out restoration work on several unique public transport exhibits at the tram depot in Mrštíkova street. One particular tram, the historic Bovera, No. 78, is still in service and is brought out for special trips. The tram was built by the Prague firm of Ringhofer in 1929, and was in regular service until 1965. After being taken out of service the tram was used for a variety of purposes and underwent many alterations...

The Bridge on the Izera river near Bukoviec.

From at least XVII century there was a path “Stara Droga Celna” also called “Stara Szklarska Droga” running through the Izera Mountains. It led from Szklarska Poręba on the traverse of the south slope of the Wysoki Kamień through Rozdroże under the Cicha Równia to the glassworks in Orle and then beside the Granicznik rock through the border bridge on the Izera river to the Jizerka village – famous from its precious stones mining and glassworks...

The Bridges on the Bóbr River in Lwówek Śląski

The settlement Lwówek Śląski was created in the XII century on crossroads of the Trade Royal Route (Via Regia) leading from Dresden to Wrocław and the trade trail running along the Bóbr River from the Czech Republic to Bolesławiec. It is said, that in 1233 there was a custom-house and a bridge on the Bóbr River (probably a wooden one). The town was developing due to gold excavated from an auriferous sand found between Lwówek and Złotoryja. Furthermore, it became only second after Wrocław town in Silesia in the XIV century with 10 thousand citizens. It was obvious that such a dynamically developing town needs roads and bridges...