The Prague Subway Systemadmin2019-04-29T07:56:54+02:00
The Prague Subway System
History of the Prague Subway System
The construction of Prague Subway System begun in 1966, in 1967 begun the process of building of the first subway station “Hlavní nádraží”. In 1971 it was decided to buy Soviet subway trains. On 9 May 1974 the service in the oldest section of subway line “C” was commenced. Line “A” was firstly used on 12 August 1978 and line “B” on 2 November 1985.
In the communism period, subway stations had different names than today. The communistic names were ideological, so that it was necessary to change the names after the Velvet Revolution and fall of communism in Czechoslovakia in 1989.
List of former and todays names of subway stations: