Category: Public Transport

15-year-old boy fighting for life after receiving electric shock while trying to take selfie on mast carrying overhead lines at railway station in Votice, Central Bohemia (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

15-year-old boy fighting for life after receiving electric shock while trying to take selfie on mast carrying overhead lines at railway station in Votice, Central Bohemia (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Hradec Kralove branch of Tomio Okamura’s far-right SPD party complains on Facebook that “99%” of people on Hradec Kralove-to-Prague train are foreigners, alongside photos of two other passengers; post is deleted less than 24 hours later (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Hradec Kralove branch of Tomio Okamura’s far-right SPD party complains on Facebook that “99%” of people on Hradec Kralove-to-Prague train are foreigners, alongside photos of two other passengers; post is deleted less than 24 hours later (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Contactless card payments of up to 500 Kc could be rejected at some Czech terminals from Saturday (14 September) as new EU-driven “two-factor authentication” law comes into effect; Czech National Bank warns that many businesses are unprepared for the change; contactless payments for public transport tickets may be affected (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] *edited* 0

Contactless card payments of up to 500 Kc could be rejected at some Czech terminals from Saturday (14 September) as new EU-driven “two-factor authentication” law comes into effect; Czech National Bank warns that many businesses are unprepared for the change; contactless payments for public transport tickets may be affected (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] *edited*

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Video: Train hits truck stopped between level-crossing barriers in Prague 10-Uhrineves on Friday; eight people were injured, including the truck’s 68-year-old driver, who’s been charged with an “obecne ohrozeni” (“public threat”) offence (YouTube) [Social Media Post] 0

Video: Train hits truck stopped between level-crossing barriers in Prague 10-Uhrineves on Friday; eight people were injured, including the truck’s 68-year-old driver, who’s been charged with an “obecne ohrozeni” (“public threat”) offence (YouTube) [Social Media Post]

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Smartwings flight from Samos, Greece, to Vaclav Havel Airport Prague flew more than two hours with only one functioning engine rather than diverting to closer airport; Czech aviation authority (UCL) begins investigation (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Smartwings flight from Samos, Greece, to Vaclav Havel Airport Prague flew more than two hours with only one functioning engine rather than diverting to closer airport; Czech aviation authority (UCL) begins investigation (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Video: A goods train carrying limestone derails near Marianske Lazne, Karlovy Vary Region, on Sunday (28 July); the clean-up operation continues and the railway line remains closed (HZS Karlovarskeho kraje on Facebook) [Social Media Post] 0

Video: A goods train carrying limestone derails near Marianske Lazne, Karlovy Vary Region, on Sunday (28 July); the clean-up operation continues and the railway line remains closed (HZS Karlovarskeho kraje on Facebook) [Social Media Post]

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Torrential rain causing problems across city, particularly Prague 7-Holesovice; several tram and bus routes affected; one of Blanka tunnel’s Letna exits currently closed, in direction of Troja (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Torrential rain causing problems across city, particularly Prague 7-Holesovice; several tram and bus routes affected; one of Blanka tunnel’s Letna exits currently closed, in direction of Troja (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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“Suicidal” man claiming to be superhero ties himself to mast at railway station in Decin, Usti nad Labem Region; Prague-Dresden-Berlin-Hamburg trains delayed (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

“Suicidal” man claiming to be superhero ties himself to mast at railway station in Decin, Usti nad Labem Region; Prague-Dresden-Berlin-Hamburg trains delayed (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Unknown shooter thought to have opened fire on suburban CityElefant train near Praha-Vysocany station, Prague 9, on Wednesday evening; five windows broken; no injuries; train was en route from Masarykovo nadrazi in Prague to Milovice, Central Bohemia (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Unknown shooter thought to have opened fire on suburban CityElefant train near Praha-Vysocany station, Prague 9, on Wednesday evening; five windows broken; no injuries; train was en route from Masarykovo nadrazi in Prague to Milovice, Central Bohemia (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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