Kiev metro

The Kiev subway is a typical ex-Soviet three railway line system (total length 54.8 km ~ 37 mi) with all train lines meeting in the city center (Maidan Nezalezhnosti or Freedom Square) forming a triangle. Older stations in the city center were built in the underground palace style similar to Moscow's metro. The network is almost entirely underground although the river Dniper is crossed twice on a bridge. The Kyiv Metro runs from 06:00 until 24:00. First trains leave at 05:50 from the terminus of the line, and last trains leave the city centre at 00:20. It's convenient, fast, inexpensive and reliable subway that has some of the deepest underground stations in the world. No trip to Kiev is complete without a ride on the Kiev Metro. A fare is 50 kopiykas or about $0.10 US. Kiev underground (subway) It was the first rapid transit system in Ukraine and the third one built in the USSR (after Moscow and St. Petersburg Metros). The system carries a daily 1.7 million passenger load, accounting for 34% of the Kiev's public transportation load. In 2005, the total number of trips exceeded 600 million.

Map of Kiev metro




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