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Tatra 11

The first Tatra car produced in Kopřivnice between 1923 and 1926. It featured the still used “Tatra-concept” chassis.

Tatra 111

Freight vehicle originally built for Wehrmacht, but which primarily served the purpose of building socialism.

Tatra 30

Elegant car by the Tatra car maker, which continued the line of company’s successful cars.

Tatra 52

One of the few Czech cars produced in Germany, commonly used by the Czechoslovak government.

Tatra 57

Car manufactured at a low price during the Great Depression.

Tatra 57 B

Two-door car produced by the Tatra car maker between 1938 and 1948 in Kopřivnice. It was the last type produced for a low price intended to increase its sales in times of economic crisis.

Tatra 600 Tatraplan

A car from socialist Czechoslovakia, mostly used as an official car by state and party officials. One prototype was presented to Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin.

Tatra 603

Luxury car produced during the Socialist period in spite of the limitations imposed on the production of this type of car. It became the representative car of Czechoslovak ministries and offices.

Tatra 700

The last representative vehicle by the Tatra factory.

Tatra 80

Czechoslovak luxury car manufactured by the Tatra company from Kopřivnice between 1931 and 1938. Because of its enormous price and small clientele, it was called “the ministers’ car”.

Tatra 87

Popular car produced between 1936 and 1950, used by Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund on their famous adventure in Africa. The car became a valuable collector’s item.

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 T3

The most famous Czechoslovak tram, as well as the most widespread tram in the world.

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.

Karel Teige

Theoretician and aesthetician, a leading figure of Czech left Avant-Garde, sociologist of architecture, fine artist, literary critic, publicist and translator. He was a founder of Poetism and pioneered the acceptance of Surrealism.

Temelín Nuclear Power Station

One of the two nuclear power stations that ensure the Czech Republic does not need to import electricity. It is a unique combination of two different technological solutions – the Soviet and the American one.

Točná Airport

A private airport on the outskirts of Prague. There is also a museum on the premises, where the legendary plane of Jan Antonín Baťa can be seen.

Tramways in Brno

The first tram service on the territory of the Czech Republic. Trams in Brno are called šaliny. In the 19th century, Brno was one of the first cities in Austria-Hungary to introduce trams.

Trolleybus transportation in Brno

The largest trolleybus network in the Czech Republic. Brno currently has 14 trolleybus lines with a total length of almost 100 kilometres.

Tyrš Bridge in Děčín

Steel bridge built in 1933 by the Škoda Works. It replaced the earlier chain Bridge of Empress Elizabeth. It is the last road bridge spanning the Elbe on the Czech territory.

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