Prague Integrated Transport - WikipediaAs the days count down to my trip under 17 days before I'm walking the streets of this gorgeous city , I'm getting so much wonderful info from this forum! I do have one quick possibly dumb question: I do have the Mapy. One issue I'm having is, when I'm planning routes between points, I would prefer to use the trams vs using the subway. Even if I click on two separate tram stops, Google has me walk from the tram stop to the metro and take the metro rail. I would like to be able to see the sights as I move across town.
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Prague Integrated Transport
Walking through the centre of Prague, you will often hear the signature jingling sound of streetcars. Inc operates the largest tram-line system in the country , with almost 1, trams. The line no. In , for example, Prague trams transported The Prague Public Transit Co. Older coaches have plastic or metal information boards, while the more modern ones are equipped with electronic displays.
Integration means introducing a single fare and tickets together with unified regulations, route numbering plan, some parts of the information system, transfer facilities improving mixed-mode commuting, and also unified service subsidy system. Passengers must buy and validate a ticket immediately after boarding a vehicle, or before entering a metro station's paid area. There are uniformed and plainclothes fare inspectors who randomly check passengers' tickets within the paid area; they are equipped with an inspection badge or carrier ID. The tickets are the same for all means of transport in Prague metro , tramways , city buses , funiculars and ferries. In November SMS purchase for basic single transfer tickets and day tickets was introduced.
The Prague subway is fast, efficient, clean and easy to use. Its three lines consist of about 62 km of tracks running mostly underground, and 61 stations. New stations continue to be added. The Prague metro is only about 45 years old it was first opened in and is mostly Russian-built. Line A should eventually run all the way to the Prague Airport, which is currently serviced only by bus.
Maps are there to help us get where we need. You can find quite a few of them on our page to help you better understand Prague metro system. Because not everyone knows Prague as well as its residents, it is always better to print the map or to save it to your smartphone. Below, you can find maps of individual metro lines. It shows all the station along with their names.