May 2013 – Extension. (3 stations.)
Examples of interesting station design:
||The metro in Kazan was the first one newly built in Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union. So far, it has a handful of stations only, but all of them are spectacular. Extensions are on the way.
Photo [Parovoza; skyscrapercity.com]: Kremlyovskaya station from 2005.
||Photo [skyscrapercity.com]: Prospekt Pobedy ('Victory Avenue') station from 2008.|
Automated voice in Russian: "Ostorozhno, dveri zakryvayutsya, sleduyushchaya stantsiya ..." (Attention, doors closing, next station is ...) and "Stantsiya ..., konechnaya, prosiba osvobodit? vagony i ne zabyvat? veshchi" ("... station -- terminal station, please leave the train and don't forget your belongings"). The announcements are also provided in Tatar language.
Generated Links for Kazan Metro
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City information about Kazan (wikipedia.org)
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