Extension of metro line C Ládví – Letňany

Urban Metro
Prague

The aim behind extending line C of the Prague metro between Ládví and Letňany was to improve transport services in the northeastern part of Prague.

Basic information

Project Investor:

Dopravní podnik hl. m. Prahy a.s.

Project Designer:

Metroprojekt Praha a.s.

Project Duration:

05/2004 – 05/2008

Characteristics

The aim behind extending Line C of the Prague Metro between the Ládví and Letňany stations was to improve transport services in the north-eastern part of Prague for both the inhabitants of the capital and visitors from Central and North Bohemia. This was also complemented by a two-storey P+R car park with a capacity of 702 parking spaces and a large bus terminal near the Letňany station.

Project in Numbers

  • 3 New Stations -  Střížkov, Prosek, Letňany
  • 4,602 m – Total Length of Route
  • 2,325 m – Driven Sections
  • 2,277 m – Excavated Sections

Exceptionality of the structure

Replacement of excavated and mined tunnels, excavations were carried out using the NRTM method. All three stations - Střížkov, Prosek and Letňany are demolished. The architectonically most interesting is the Střížkov station with two side platforms. It consists of an open hall with a glass steel structure.