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Kharkov

aka Kharkiv, Ukraine


Date of opening23 Aug 1975
Network length38.5 km (23.93 mi)
Stations30 (27*)
Lines3
Stations per line10.00
Avg. station distance1,426 m (0.89 mi)
Avg. line length12.83 km (7.98 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 21 Aug 2016
According to Mr. Yuri Popov
System typeMetro
Daily ridership (by J. Kennes)685,000 (as of 2011)
Daily ridership per km (per mi)17,800 (11,100)
Fare collection
TrackRight
Power supply
Air-conditioned trains
Walk-through trains
Rubber-tyred trains
Driverless lines
Platform screen doors
World Metro Database




Official map
Source: html, © 2010 metro.kharkov.ua

Disclaimer: Maps are copyrighted. The previews on this page are for informational purposes only. Please respect copyright and always refer to original maps.

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




Latest Openings

Aug 2014 – Northern Line 3 extension to Peremoha/Pobeda. 1 station.




Metro Arts and Architecture

Examples of interesting station design:


Rating: 1 star (bronze)  Kharkov

The metro in Ukraine's second largest city was inaugurated in 1975 and consists of about 30 stations, many of them with interesting architecture and lighting and built with materials like marble and granite.

Photo [Alexei Bobko, urbanrail.fotopic.net]: Sovetskoj Armii station from 1978.




Metro Museum

metro museum Kharkiv Metro Museum. The existence of the metro museum is uncertain as there are very few Internet resources confirming it. If it really exists, it is supposed to "explain the history of the metro construction and exhibit the company’s numerous awards".
Address: 29 Rizdviana Street (вул. Різдвяна, 29), Kharkov, 61052, tel. +38 057 730 3406. At Tsentralny Rynok metro station.
Reference: asmetro.ru.





Relationships with Other Metros

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.




Departure Procedure and Sounds

"Oberezhno, dveri zachinyayutsa – nastupna stantsiya [station name]" ("Mind the closing doors – next station is [station name]") (wav from voices.metro.ru).






Handpicked Resources

metro.kharkov.ua Official website




Generic Links for Kharkov 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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