Nizhny Novgorodaka Gorky, Volga Federal District, Russia
Examples of interesting station design:
Nizhniy NovgorodEach station is unique in this Russian metro system. The polished stone plates used for the walls originates from another part of the former Soviet Union for each of the stations.
Photo [Peter Donn, metrosoyuza.net]: Chkalovskaya station.
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.
Text is similar to other Russian metros (wav from voices.metro.ru).
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