Extension of metro line C Ládví – Letňany
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.
Dopravní podnik hl. m. Prahy a.s.
Metroprojekt Praha a.s.
05/2004 – 05/2008
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
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.
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.
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