I. P. Pavlova

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I. P. Pavlova
Prague Metro station
Prague metro station I P Pavlova.jpg
platform
Station statistics
Address I. P. Pavlova
Prague 2
Prague
Czech Republic
Coordinates 50°04′30″N 14°25′48″E / 50.075°N 14.430°E / 50.075; 14.430
Line(s)  C 
Levels 1
Platforms island platform
Tracks 2
Bicycle facilities No
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened 9 May 1974 (1974-05-09)
Owned by Dopravní podnik hl. m. Prahy
Services
Preceding station   Prague Metro   Following station
toward Letňany
Line C
Location
I. P. Pavlova is located in Greater Prague
I. P. Pavlova

I. P. Pavlova is a Prague Metro station on Line C. It is in the Vinohrady district of Prague. I. P. Pavlova is the busiest station on the Prague Metro, serving more than 118,000 people daily as of 2008.[1][2] Above the station is I. P. Pavlov Square (Czech: náměstí I. P. Pavlova), which is named after Russian physiologist Ivan Petrovich Pavlov. Both the station and the square are shortened by locals to diminutive names such as Pavlák, Ípák, or Ípáč.[3]

History[edit]

I. P. Pavlova station was opened on 9 May 1974.[4] During construction of the station, the remains of a decorative sculpture of a Baroque bastion were found.[5] This sculpture can now be seen next to the ticket office inside the station.

The station, which only has exits at one end of the platform, had three escalators until reconstruction in the 1990s, when a fourth was introduced.[1]

In 2011, it was announced that I. P. Pavlova was one of five metro stations selected for redevelopment, whereby a lift will be installed to enable disabled access to the station.[6] The construction has a projected completion date of 2014.[6]

Tram services[edit]

I. P. Pavlova is also a major tram stop on the Prague tram system. Trams connect I. P. Pavlova with Náměstí Míru on Line A and Karlovo náměstí on Line B. Tram services 4, 6, 10, 11, 16 and 22 (daytime services) stop at this station.[7] At night I. P. Pavlova is also served by trams, with services 51, 56, 57 and 59.[8]

In popular culture[edit]

I. P. Pavlova is the subject of a song by David Koller, entitled "Lajka z I.P. Pavlova".[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Porucha ochromila stanici metra I. P. Pavlova". idnes.cz (in Czech) (Mladá fronta DNES). 21 October 2005. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Poláková, Lenka (12 December 2008). "DPP zná čísla o cestujících v metru, nejvytíženější stanicí je I. P. Pavlova". idnes.cz (in Czech) (Mladá fronta DNES). Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Naše řeč, Volume 88 (in Czech). 2005. p. 58. 
  4. ^ "I.P.Pavlova". metroweb.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  5. ^ Jančar, Rostislav (2 April 2009). "Podívejte se, jak se stavělo metro v Praze. Unikátní fotografie staré 40 let". idnes.cz (in Czech) (Mladá fronta DNES). Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  6. ^ a b Brendlová, Eva (16 November 2012). "V pražském metru přibudou další výtahy pro vozíčkáře a kočárky". idnes.cz (in Czech) (Mladá fronta DNES). Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "Tramvaj - Městská hromadná doprava v Praze: Trasy linek". mhd.byl.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "Tramvaj - Městská hromadná doprava v Praze: Noční provoz". mhd.byl.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  9. ^ Velinger, Jan (16 November 2006). "Former Lucie band mates Koller, Kodym & P.B.Ch back with new CDs". radio.cz (Czech Radio). Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
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