Yesterday afternoon saw tram and trolley traffic grind to a halt as wires got covered with ice. The city called for buses to help out.
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Ice on wires freezes Tallinn tram and trolley flow
At Charles’ Church, to cite an example, seven trolleybuses were spotted to be standing still by a Postimees photographer at 4:45 pm.
«Sheer madness! People are falling like dominoes. The cars got this icy coating, in an instant,» worded a reader.
The severe weather left Elron traffic not untouched as some trains were late.
City life begun to normalise about 7 in the evening.