Line B (Prague Metro)

The metro line B is the yellow line drawn in the Prague subway.


The longest of all three metro lines into southwest-northeast direction, it is traveled almost the entire city. Based on the area of Zličin, which is characterized by numerous new housing estates, this metro line opens up in an easterly direction to the stations Stodůlky, Luka, Lužiny, Hurka and Nové Butovice the settlement centers to Stodůlky west of the city. A special feature of the section between Lužiny and Hurka is the track layout in an aboveground pipe. Then in turn Jinonice ( station Jinonice ) and Radlice with its Radlicka by the Metro are connected to the rest of the city. After a big bow in the direction of the north, the route reaches Smíchovské nádrazí ( station Smíchov) and Andel, both located in Smíchov stations provide important transitions to numerous tram lines. After a distinctive curve to the right, the Metro tunnel under the River Vltava below the Palackého most. After a second arc, is at the end of the tram station Karlovo náměstí, runs beneath the New Town in a northerly direction to the second node Národní. Now the Wenceslas Square is tangent to the central subway interchange station Mustek before, about the station Namesti Republiky below the eponymous square (Square of the Republic) and Florenc, the second transfer point within the subway under the town of the same name ( Florenc ) links are provided to the tram. The path continues to the northeast, characterized with the breakpoints Křižíkova, Invalidovna and Palmovka the fastest growing district of Karlin well connected to the metro network. After the subsequent station Českomoravská the tunnels continue east; thus supplies the line B with the other stations Vysočanská and Kolbenova the built-up areas of Vysočany with a fast rail link. Finally, named after the district station Hloubětín follow, then Rajská zahrada before the endpoint Černý Most ends the track while the new areas opening up in the eastern part of the city.

The station Rajská zahrada has been declared in the Czech Republic for its architectural design to the "Building of the Year 1999". The two main lines run above ground on each other here.

The station Národní is closed in connection with the construction of multi-functional object COPA Centrum Národní since July 10 2012 until about 2014, and is traversed by the railways.