Examples of interesting station design:
BakuThe capital of Azerbaijan boasts one line of a Soviet-style metro which was opened in 1967 and another line under construction.
Photo [metro.gov.az]: Platform level of Xalglar Dostlugu station, built in 1989.
Former Soviet family
Members: Baku, Dnepropetrovsk, Kazan, Kharkov, Kiev, Minsk, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Yekaterinburg, Yerevan,
Characteristics: The same type of trains is used, stations are often lavishly decorated and made of marble or other natural stone. Many of these cities began with a triangular three-line network layout and three transfer stations.
Derivatives: Warsaw Pact family.
Proposed ring - Line 2 - 23 stations - opened 1985 - Line 2 is planned to become a ring line.
Generic Links for Baku Metro
Wikipedia entry at wikipedia.org
Urbanrail.net entry at urbanrail.net
Railway Gazette search at railwaygazette.com
Discussion at skyscrapercity.com
System photos at Google Images
City information at wikipedia.org
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