Changes to Prague Public Transport Following New Coronavirus Measures

The Prague Public Transport Company has published a list of changes due to the quarantine decided by the State Security Council from midnight March 16 to 6 am on March 24.

1. Prague bans people without face mask from public transport

Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib has banned people from boarding municipal public transport vehicles without a face mask or unprotected nose and mouth.

2. No more request stops (na znamení)

Trams and buses will stop at all stops without exception. As for on-demand (na znamení) stops, passengers do not need to press the button.

3. No air conditioning

According to the recommendation from ČVUT, the Prague Public Transport temporarily switched off air conditioning in trams and buses. Fresh air will only come through windows.

4. 38 bus routes suspended after 22:30

Local residents began to use buses significantly less, so the company was decided to temporarily suspend some routes after 22:30.

The following routes will end at 10:30 p.m.: 101, 108, 110, 115, 116, 117, 121, 124, 130, 138, 143, 147, 149, 151, 153, 155, 158, 160, 164, 165, 168, 169, 170, 172, 175, 185, 199, 202, 203, 204, 208, 209, 224, 228, 236, 240, 246 and 247.

5. Airport Express Bus Suspended

Prague Public Transport suspended the Airport Express express bus to the airport.

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