- Line A (Prague Metro)
Line A ( _cz. Linka A) is a line of the
Prague Metro, serving the Czech Republiccapital. Chronologically the second line in the system, it was first opened in 1978and has expanded mostly during the 1980s. Presently it has 13 stations and convert|11.0|km of track.
Construction of first segment started in
1973, part of this segment was also tunnel connecting this line with Line C between stations Muzeumand 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 1987with the new station Strašnickáon 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).
Extensions on both ends are under consideration. On the west extension from station
Dejvickáto Petřiny, Motol and possibly later to Zličín (terminus of Line B) or to Ruzyně International Airport. On the east branch from station Strašnickáto the SE towards Hostivař railway station.
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