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Metro M1 trains

Metro trains delivered between 1998 and 2011. They were produced by the company ČKD Transportation Systems and the foreign manufacturers Siemens, AEG and SGP. They are the first brand new metro trains produced directly for Prague metro. They are currently in service on Line C.

Modernised metro train 81-71 M

A modernised metro train that helped revitalise the rolling stock of the Prague metro at the beginning of the 21st century. It represented a complete reconstruction of the original 81-71 trains, used in the Prague metro between 1978 and 2009.

Prague Metro

The only metro in the Czech Republic. It began operating in 1974 on line C, while the first sections of lines A and B were added in 1978 and 1985 respectively. It has witnessed several historic events. It transports approximately 500 million passengers a year.

Škoda 15T (ForCity Alfa) tram

Three-segmented, low-floor tram characterised by a unique construction featuring four articulated bogies. They allow for a maximum use of space for passenger. Its fully low-floor design makes it unique among all the other trams operating in the Czech Republic.

Tatra R1 metro train prototype

Metro train prototype designed by Antonín Honzík and František Kardaus, authors of the already legendary T3 tram. For political reasons, R1 had to give way to low quality Soviet metro trains unsuitable for Prague.

Tatra T6A5 tram

Tram produced between 1991 and 1998. In the Czech Republic, it was used in Prague, Brno and Ostrava. It helped modernise tram fleets in these cities in the first half of the 1990s.

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