Category Archives: Russia

Novosibirsk Metro

 Novosibirsk Metro Information A Metro system in operation in the city of Novosibirsk in Russia, this means of public transportation began operations in the year 1986. The fourth service to be launched in Russia and the eleventh in the Soviet Union, the Novosibirsk Metro was deemed to be a huge success as work was undertaken… Read More »

Nizhny Novgorod Metro

Nizhny Novgorod Metro Information Once popular as the Gorky Metro service, the Nizhny Novgorod Metro is a rapid-transit service that is in operation in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod. Having commenced operations in the year 1985, this nineteen-kilometer long network features as many as fourteen stations over the stretch. As many as thirteen stations… Read More »

Moscow Metro

Moscow Metro Information Over the years the Moscow metro system is one that has truly been transformed. From its humble beginnings in the year 1935, to being one of the most important means of public transportation in Moscow. How? The network which originally operated on just 1 line, serving 13 stations in total is now… Read More »

St. Petersburg Metro

St. Petersburg Metro Information Russians and class, an unbreakable relationship. They do everything with class, including the design of their metro networks. This is especially true for the St. Petersburg metro. Elegant in design, it is one of the most attractive metros in the world. It began operations in the year 1955, serving the people… Read More »

Yekaterinburg Metro

Yekaterinburg Metro Information A rapid transit system in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, the Yekaterinburg Metro became the last of the thirteen Metro services to begin operations in what was the former USSR. It commenced operations in the month of April in 1991 and is spread out over a length of thirteen kilometers, serving only… Read More »

Kazan Metro

Kazan Metro Information As one can gather from the name, the Kazan Metro service is a rapid-transit network serving the Russian city of Kazan in the Tatarstan Republic. This was the seventh Metro service to be opened in Russia while in terms of the Soviet Union region, it was the fifteenth service. Having commenced operation… Read More »

Samara Metro

Samara Metro Information The Metro service in Samara was a Christmas gift for the people of the city in the year 1987. The first part of the network that comprised of four stations- Bezymyannaya, Pobeda, Kirovskaya and Yungorodok besides an electrodepot- was initially opened before expansions were carried out. An industrial town, the factories and… Read More »