Praha (Prag, Prague) is a city loved by tourists - and the tourists are loved by Praha's
pickpocket thieves. Praha has an intensive network of trains, trams and metros as well as historic trams for the fun of the tourists.
This tram was made by Ringhoffer in 1930.
FUNET railway pictures archive - Czech Republic
Czech Republic state railways České dráhy is still the most important train operator in the country, both in passenger traffic as well as cargo traffic. There are now two private competitors in long distance passenger traffic, Regiojet and Leo Express, and there are a number of small private cargo operators as well as some very local regional passenger traffic operators (e.g. Arriva and GW Train Regio), but most of the train traffic of Czech is still firmly in the hands of the former state monopoly. According to Wikipedia, ČD is a remarkably large operator. They are reported to have 2726 tractive vehicles, of which 856 are electric locomotives and trainsets, 27 416 freight wagons and 3,605 passenger coaches. The country has 9619 km of railway lines, out of which 2997 km are electrified. On smaller sidelines old fashioned, 1960s style railbuses are still the norm.
A visiting neighbour in old colours. This Slovakian state railways Å koda "Gorila" locomotive has been painted in its very old, communist time colours and is also carrying once again its old class marking as "E499". It has here brought a Slovakian ZSSK's express train to Praha. Picture from Praha hlavnĆ nĆ”draÅ¾Ć (Prague main station) 14.4.2023 by Josef HorĆ”Äek.