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Nostalgic Tram Back On The Tracks

Nostalgic tram back on the tracks

28 March 2007, 23:45 - Travel
Historical tram for "old fashion machinery fans" will ridge Prague street from this Saturday, 31 March 2007. The tram bears number 91 and will be in service on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 12pm to 5.35pm until 18 November 2007.

You can get on the tram, who cruise the Prague city centre anywhere on this line: Vozovna Střešovice - Pražský hrad (Prague Castle) - Malostranská - Malostranské náměstí - Národní třída - Václavské náměstí (Wenceslas Square) - Masarykovo nádraží - Strossmayerovo náměstí – Výstaviště (It can be changed due to track repairs).

There is a special fare for this historic trams. You buy the ticket directly from the conductor afer you board on the tram. Ordinary tickets or short term (three day etc.) tickets are not valid.

The Prague Transport Company did not announced fare for this year; last year one way full ticket was for 25 CZK (and ticket for children under 10 years and seniors over 70 years was for 10 CZK).

The tram that run throught Prague street in the past and until 1974, when the last one from this type was in regular use. From the mid-90s, Prague transport services decided to organize nostalgic tram line. Each year, around 30 thousand people get on the historic tram.

If not on the track with passengers, the tram can be admired in the Public Transport Museum in Prague-Stresovice (Patockova 4, Prague 6; near Hradcanska metro station).

Tram can be rented for groups and special occasions.

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