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Bucharest

Romania


Date of opening16 Nov 1979
Network length69.25 km (43.04 mi)
Stations50 (45*)
Lines4        Line history cityrailtransit.com
Stations per line12.50
Avg. station distance1,505 m (0.94 mi)
Avg. line length17.31 km (10.76 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 18 Sep 2011
System typeMetro
Daily ridership (by J. Kennes)468,000 (as of 2011)
Daily ridership per km (per mi)6,770 (4,200)
Fare (10 km/10 stops; by UBS)0.40 EUR (as of 2009)
TrackRight, gauge: 1435 mm
Power supplyThird rail, 825 V
Air-conditioned trains
Walk-through trains
Rubber-tyred trains
Driverless lines
Platform screen doors
World Metro Database




Official map
Source: png, © 2010 metrorex.ro

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Transit mapsSystem map images
openbusmap.org/öpnvkarte.de
openptmap.org
tracker.geops.ch - moving trains
maps.google.com
images.google.com




Relationships with Other Metros

Warsaw Pact family
Members: Bucharest, Budapest, Prague, Sofia,
Characteristics: The same type of trains as in the Soviet family is used (or newer developments), stations unadorned.




Circle Lines

Pan-shaped loop - Lines M1, M3 - 24 km - 16 stations - opened 1979 - completed 1989.




Departure Procedure and Sounds

A pre-recorded female voice says "Atentie se inchid usile" which means "Mind the closing doors". Newer trains have beeping sounds as the doors close, older trains not. Between stations she says "Urmeaza statia [station name] cu peronul pe partea dreapta/stanga" which means "The next station is [station name] with the platform on the right/left side".






Handpicked Resources

metrorex.ro Official website




Generic Links for Bucharest 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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