Palmovka (Prague Metro)

Palmovka (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpalmofka]) is a Prague Metro station on Line B and also a neighborhood and a street in Libeň (Prague 8). The western metro entrance connects the station with the tram lines; the eastern one connects the station to a bus terminal.

Prague Metro
General information
LocationNa Žertvách street
Libeň, Prague 8
Czech Republic
Platforms1 island platform
Structure typeUnderground
Other information
Fare zonePID: Prague[1]
Opened22 November 1990; 33 years ago (1990-11-22)
Preceding station Prague Metro Following station
toward Zličín
Line B Českomoravská

The station was opened on 22 November 1990 as part of the extension from Florenc to Českomoravská.[2] The station was dug by a cut-and-cover method. The station is 203 metres (666 ft) long and its platform is 10 metres (33 ft) wide, without columns. Both ends of the platform have escalators connecting users with the vestibules. Step-free access for the station was completed in November 2017, through the installation of two passenger lifts connecting the western metro station entrance with the station platform.[3]

The name of the station and adjacent neighbourhood derives from the Palm's homestead, from the family name of the 18th-century owners of the homestead, which have already disappeared under the new development.[4]

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References edit

  1. ^ "Tarifní pásma PID". Prague Integrated Transport (in Czech). 12 December 2021. Retrieved 12 April 2023.
  2. ^ Schwandl, Robert. "Praha". urbanrail.
  3. ^ "Stanice metra Palmovka na trase B je nově bezbariérová". (in Czech). 14 November 2017. Retrieved 13 July 2022.
  4. ^ "Historie městské části Palmovka - Praha". (in Czech). Retrieved 28 September 2018.

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