Line A (Prague Metro)

Line A ( _cz. Linka A) is a line of the Prague Metro, serving the Czech Republic capital. Chronologically the second line in the system, it was first opened in 1978 and has expanded mostly during the 1980s. Presently it has 13 stations and convert|11.0|km of track.

History

Construction of first segment started in 1973, part of this segment was also tunnel connecting this line with Line C between stations Muzeum and Náměstí Míru. After completion second segment was started work on the link to the new metro depot Depo Hostivař. Tunnel (3.4 km long) was completed in 1985, second tube in 1987 with the new station Strašnická on that link. Later was added station Skalka, again on that link and station Depo Hostivař, straight in hall of Depot Hostivař (in former wash-stand).

Future

Extensions on both ends are under consideration. On the west extension from station Dejvická to Petřiny, Motol and possibly later to Zličín (terminus of Line B) or to Ruzyně International Airport. On the east branch from station Strašnická to the SE towards Hostivař railway station.


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