Moscow Metro

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Moscow Metro
Mosmetro.svg
Background
Locale Moscow, Roushie
Krasnogorsk, Reutov
Transit type Metro
Nummer o lines 12
Nummer o stations 194
Daily ridership 6.73 million (average, 2012), 9.28 million (heichest in 2012) [1]
Chief executive Ivan Besedin
Wabsteid engl.mosmetro.ru
Operation
Began operation 15 May 1935
Operator(s) Moskovsky Metropoliten
Technical
Seestem length 325.4 kilometres (202.2 mi)[1]
Track gauge 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in)
Electrification 825 V DC third rail
Average speed 41.61 kilometres per hour (25.86 mph)

The Moscow Metro (Roushie: Моско́вский метрополите́н, tr. Moskovsky metropoliten; IPA: [mɐˈskofskʲɪj mʲɪtrəpəlʲɪˈtɛn]) is a rapid transit seestem servin Moscow, Roushie an the neighbourin Moscow Oblast touns o Krasnogorsk an Reutov. Opened in 1935 wi ane 11-kilometre (6.8 mi) line an 13 stations, it wis the first unnergrund railway seestem in the Soviet Union. As o 2013, the Moscow Metro haes 194 stations an its route length is 325.4 km (202.2 mi). The seestem is maistly unnergrund, wi the deepest section 74 metres (243 ft) at the Park Pobedy station. The Moscow Metro is the warld's seicont maist hivily uised rapid transit seestem efter Seoul Metropolitan Subway.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Метрополитен в цифрах". Moskovsky Metropoliten (in Russian). Retrieved 13 March 2013.