All Metro articles – Page 4

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    Seoul Metro

    Opened 1974. Network comprises 8 routes serving 276 stations. See Seoul network map . Seoul Metro Corp (SMC) was set up to operate the Phase I metro network, comprising Lines 1 to 4 with 117 stations. Line 1 also carries Korail suburban services as a cross-city link with an ...

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    Sydney Metro

    Single line opened 2019, serving 13 stations. See Sydney network map . Construction of the North West Metro began in 2008 following proposals for a metro line in the early-2000s. The project was then cancelled in February 2010, but a change of government revived the project in a ...

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    Tbilisi Metro

    Opened 1966. Two lines with 22 stations. The first line to open was a central section of Line 1 south from Dibude to Rustaveli via the main station (6·3 km, 6 stations). This was extended southeast to 300 Aragveli in November 1967 and east to Samgori in 1971. In ...

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    Toshkent Metro

    First line opened 1977; network comprises 3 lines with 26 stations. Work on a northern extension of the Yunusobod Line from Shahriston to Turkiston (3·6 km, 2 stations) has resumed having stopped in 2001. The elevated Sirgili Line is under construction (7·1 km, 6 stations), interchanging at Olmazor ...

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    Tyne & Wear Metro

    First light metro line opened August 1980. It now operates as two routes, serving 60 stations. See Newcastle upon Tyne network map . The initial Metro network was created from 42 km of existing suburban rail lines, joined together by 6·4 km of city-centre tunnel and 3·6 km of ...

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    Wuxi Metro (WXM)

    Opened 2014, China’s 23rd metro. Two-line network serving 48 stations. North-south Line 1 opened in July 2014 (29·4 km, 24 stations) with the east-west Line 2 (26·7 km, 22 stations) following in December . Line 1 was extended south from Changguangxi to Nanfangquan (5·2 km, 3 stations) on September ...

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    Xi’an Metro (XAM)

    Opened 2011, China’s 15th metro. Five-line network serving 101 stations. See Xi’an network map . Work on Line 2 , Xi’an’s first route, began in 2006. The section from Qujiang International Conference Exhibition Centre to North railway station opened on September 16, 2011 (20·5 km, 17 ...

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    Wuhan Metro (WHM)

    Opened 2004, China’s sixth metro. Nine-line network serving 200 stations. See Wuhan network map . Line 1 ’s initial section north of the Yangtze opened in 2004 (10·2 km, 10 stations); extended July 2010, May 2014 and December 28, 2017 (now 38·2 km, 32 stations). The cross-river Line ...

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    Metro Warszawskie Sp zoo

    Opened 1995. Two-line metro serving 33 stations. See Warszawa network map . First section of north-south line opened on April 7, 1995 from Kabaty to Politechnika (11·5 km, 11 stations), extended in phases with the final extension of Line M1 from Słodowiec to Młociny was inaugurated October 25, 2008 ...

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    Recife Metro (Metrorec)

    First line opened 1985; now two routes with branch, serving 29 stations. Linha Centro (Line 1) was opened from the city centre to Werneck in March 1985, and extended 1986-87 to reach Jaboatão. A branch to Camaragibe opened in December 2002. Linha Sul (Line 2) runs southwest to Cajueiro ...

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    Moskva Metro

    Moskovski Metropoliten V I Lenina

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    Nizhni Novgorod Metro

    First line opened 1985; 2 routes with 15 stations. The Moskovskaya − Proletarskaya section of the original Avtozavodskaya line opened in November 1985, and was extended further south to Komsomol’skaya in August 1987 and to Park Kul’tury in November 1989. An extension heading west from Moskovskaya to Burnakovskaya ...

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    Novosibirsk Metro

    Novosibirski Metropolitena

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    Pune Metro

    Maharashta state approved funding in October 2013, but further revision of the Phase I alignment has delayed the 2014 planned start of work. Maharashtra Metro Rail Corp Ltd (Maha-Metro) was founded on January 23, 2017 with construction begun on June 1, 2017. Tunnelling began in December 2019 . The ...

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    Samara Metro

    Upravlenie Samarskogo Metropolitena

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    Taiyuan Metro

    Metro network under construction; opening scheduled late-2020. See Taiyuan network map . Work on the first phase of north-south Line 2 began in 2012, running from Xijian River south to Dananmen and South Renmin Rd (23·6 km, 23 stations). Construction of east-west Line 1 began in December 2019 for ...

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    Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH (MVG)

    Metro opened 1971; six routes serving 100 stations. First tram line opened 1876, 13 routes with 174 stops. See München network map . The metro network comprises three cross-city tunnels, served by six full operating routes and two supplementary routes. Metro extension projects are: U5 ...

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    Wenzhou Mass Transit Railway (WZ-MTR)

    Opened 2019, China’s 34th metro. Single route serving 18 stations. Work on the first of two routes (classed as “ suburban ” but with metro characteristics) began in 2011, and an initial section of Line S1 opened on January 23, 2019 , running from Tongling in the west via ...

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    Makkah Metro

    Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro

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    Shanghai Maglev Train

    Construction of this maglev line began in 2001, linking Pudong Airport and Longyang Lu (metro interchange). See Shanghai network map . Public services operated by the Shanghai Maglev Transportation Development Co Ltd began on January 1, 2004, with trains running at up to 431 km/h. Address 2100 Long ...