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The metro system of Prague currently consists of three lines,
43 stations, and 588 vehicles that transport 531 million passengers
a year. The first part of this system opened in 1974 and
had a length of 6.7 kilometres. Nowadays, the three lines have
a total length of 43.6 kilometres which, with the exception of
two small pieces within a bridge and viaduct construction, run
completely underground. All stations are equipped with middle-levels.
With the exception of two, all stations have island platforms.
The length of these platforms is always 100 metres, which limits
the vehicles to a maximum of five carriages. Most stations are
equipped with elevators and escalators. The deepest station Namesti
Miru is built on a depth of 53 metres and contains an escalator
of 87 metres.
Source: López, M.J.J., Crime Prevention
Guidelines for the Construction & Management of Metro Systems,
Den Haag: RCM-advies 1996, pg. 25-26.