Kazan Metro

Галявов Асфан Галямович

MUP Metroelektrotrans is one of the biggest transport companies in the Republic of Tatarstan.

The surface and the underground transport is operated by 19 departments.

The surface transport infrastructure includes: a tram depot, 2 trolleybus depots, power utilities, overground tracks and fleet.

The metro infrastructure consists of a depot, power utilities and metro tracks.

Both land and underground transport systems have joint management, IT specialists, Safety and Security Department, Chief Inspector, utilities administration and a sewing room.

The decision to begin the construction of Kazan Metro was taken on March 2, 2004. One month later, A. Galyavov was appointed the Head of Kazan Metro and the preparation for the construction of the first line section began.

Kazan Metro in figures:
Number of lines 12
Total length, km 11,2
Number of stations 1
Number of depots 7
Daily ridership, mio pax 0,073
Number of interchange stations -
Inventory rolling stock, thous 0,047
Fulfillment of train schedule, % 99,90
Minimum headway, sec 340


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