Letňany (Prague Metro)

Letňany (Czech pronunciation: [ˈlɛtɲanɪ]) is a metro station on Line C of the Prague Metro. It is located about one kilometre south of Letňany, on the border between Letňany and Vysočany, near a tripoint with Kbely, and it belongs to section IV.C2 of Line C, connecting Letňany with Ládví. The station was opened on 8 May 2008 as the northern end of the extension from Ládví and has served since then as the new terminus of the line.[1]

Letňany
Prague Metro station
Metro Letňany 1.jpg
Platform
LocationLetňany
Prague 9
Prague
Czech Republic
Coordinates50°07′30″N 14°30′50″E / 50.125°N 14.514°E / 50.125; 14.514Coordinates: 50°07′30″N 14°30′50″E / 50.125°N 14.514°E / 50.125; 14.514
Owned byDopravní podnik hl. m. Prahy
Line(s)C
Platformsisland platform
Tracks2
Construction
Platform levels1
Bicycle facilitiesNo
History
Opened8 May 2008 (2008-05-08)
Services
Preceding station   Prague Metro   Following station
TerminusLine C
toward Háje
Location
Letňany is located in Prague
Letňany
Letňany
Location in Prague
Letňany is located in Greater Prague
Letňany
Letňany
Location in Greater Prague
Letňany is located in Czech Republic
Letňany
Letňany
Location in Czech Republic

Station characteristicsEdit

Letňany Station is the terminal station of line C. It is located at the junction of Beranových street and Prosecká street, at the south end of Tupolevova street. The station is below street level, it has an island platform and two entrance halls, each of them connected to the platform by a staircase, two escalators and a lift. The north hall serves the Prague Exhibition Centre (PVA) and parking lots; the south hall connects the station with a number of bus stops. There are eighteen bus lines of Prague Integrated Transport (PID) and one parking lot (P+R Letňany).

The platform is 10.3 metres (34 ft) under ground. Its supporting structure is made from closed monolithic reinforced concrete (one large continuous block).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schwandl, Robert. "Praha". urbanrail.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Letňany (metro station) at Wikimedia Commons