Nizhny Novgorod Metro

директор МП нижегородское метро Яушев Олег Анатольевич

Nizhny Novgorod Metro (before 1992: Gorky Metro) is an underground transport system of Nizhny Novgorod. It is the 3-rd metro system in Russia, the 10-th metro in USSR. In 2012, Nizhny Novgorod Metro system consisted of 14 stations, 18,9 km of tracks and it carried around 130,000 passengers on a week day.

Formed in 1984, the metro staff had their training in a technical college of the city of Gorky. The first train drivers, station managers, electricians gained their experience in Leningrad, Moscow and Kharkiv metro systems.


Nizhny Novgorod Metro in figures:
Number of lines 2
Total length, km 18,8
Number of stations 14
Number of depots 3
Daily ridership, mio pax 0,082
Number of interchange stations 1
Inventory rolling stock, thous 0,046
Fulfillment of train schedule, % 99,94
Minimum headway, sec 180

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