Text on Russian:

Московский метрополитен

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Московски метро


The Moscow Metro (on Russian:  Московский метрополитен) is an off-street (mostly underground) rail public transport on electric traction located in Moscow and partially in the Moscow Region.

In 2018, the average daily passenger flow amounted to 6.668 million people, and the maximum daily passenger flow was December 26, 2014 – 9.715 million. The share of the subway in passenger transportation among Moscow passenger transport enterprises is 48%.

It is historically the first and largest metro of the USSR and Russia.

Moscow Metro is open for passengers from 5:30 to 1:00. The cellular network covers most of the Moscow metro stations. Wi-Fi services are also provided on almost all metro lines.

The Moscow metro is the sixth in the world in terms of intensity of use after the subways of Beijing, Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul and Guangzhou; the fourth in the world and the first in Europe – along the length of the operated lines.

The metro logo in the Moscow transport brand system.


Metro (“metropolitan railway”) is an urban off-street railway that has its own size, is engineering separated from any other transport and pedestrian traffic and is intended for passenger traffic.

A modern ticket for a limited number of trips in the subway.

It can be underground (in tunnels), ground (on the surface of the earth) and above ground (on overpasses). In the general case, the metro is any off-street city passenger transport system with block trains running along it (for example, a city monorail).

The world’s first metro: Lancaster Gate Station in London, opened in 1900.

The largest subways in the world:
A/ according to the number of stations and routes – New York (472 stations, 36 routes);
B/ according to the length of transport lines – Beijing (690.5 km) and Shanghai (676 km);
C/ according to the annual passenger flow – Beijing and Tokyo;
D/ according to the daily passenger flow – Beijing and Moscow.

Countries where there is a subway: the current subway (green); subway under construction (yellow).


The Moscow Metro State Unitary Enterprise (full name: the Moscow State Unitary Enterprise “Moscow Order of Lenin and the Order of the Red Banner of Labor named after V. I. Lenin”) operates the metro.

Passenger-flow in the Moscow Metro is one of the highest in the world. By the number of passengers carried per year, it is behind only to the subways in Beijing, Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul and Guangzhou Metro.

The Moscow metro consists of 14 lines with a total length of 408.1 km in double-track terms (excluding monorail).

Mayakovskaya Station (on Russian: «Маяковская»).
Moscow Metro, Smolenskaya station (on Russian: «Смоленская»).

In the Moscow Metro there are 233 operating stations, 1 conserved (at the moment ) and 4 reconstructed.

Station “Business Center” (on russian: «Деловой центр») of the Moscow metro.

48 stations are recognized as objects of cultural heritage, and more than 40 are architectural  monuments.

“Victory Park” (on Russian: «Парк Победы») – metro station, Moscow.

By 2023, according to the plans of the Moscow government, another 27 stations and 67 kilometers of new lines should be built.

The fare is paid using contactless tickets. The pass at the station is controlled by automated turnstiles. The cost of one trip since February 2020 is 57 rubles.
Station “Kievskaya” («Киевская») on Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya (“Арбатско-Покровская”) line of the Moscow Metro.
Trains in the subway are regular, according to the timetable. The subway is characterized by high route speed (up to 80 km/h) and carrying capacity (up to 60 thousand passengers per hour in one direction).
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