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Allrounder ferryman in Prague

All-Rounder

This man is a real all-rounder:  masseur, psychologist, therapist and ferryman. You can use his services in Prague on the river Vltava …

What is a “Fíra”?

Maybe not what you think. In the “railway slang” it means “metro driver”, as you can read on this job advertisement.

Do-It-Yourself Public Transport

On Tuesday, passengers lent a hand to push-start their tram. The train (model Škoda 15T, weighing 42 metric tons) had stopped exactly …

What the Prague Metro Can Learn From Submarines

Since I have an appointment today in another part of Prague, I am thinking about ways how the Prague transport authorities could solve the problem with flooded metro tunnels in the most elegant manner.

Crowded: 225 Students in a Bus

Instead of the regular 150 passengers, students of the University of Agriculture in Prague managed to cram 225 people into a bus …

Woman Overrun Twice by Metro

This drunken woman fell on the tracks at the station Hůrka and was overrun twice by metro trains. Surprisingly, she didn’t even …

X-Mas Timetable

The town hall has to save money. And where better to do that than on public transportation. This timetable, however, looks rather …

A Bus Route With a Loop

I owe this one to Ropid: They have discovered a Prague bus line (108) from Bílá Hora to Veleslavín where you – …