Metro improvements weighed up for baggage burdened passengers

Prague is considering making improvements to a newly completed metro station serving airport passengers which was revealed to be missing an escalator. City Hall’s head of transport policy said that a new escalator or equipment for carrying baggage. Transport officials and planners were left embarrassed this week which it was revealed that there was no escalator at the new Veleslavímn station meaning that passengers getting off to get the airport bus were faced with a series of stairs. Prague airport suggested it could deploy special porters to deal with the problem. Prague councilman Petr Dolínek said that the changes could be made without endangering previous EU funding.