Metro Samara: map, description, photos
Metro in Samara was opened December 26, 1987. This is the fifth underground in Russia. In March 2014, it is a single line, and 9 stations. one of which is ground. Total line length - 11.4 km.
subway construction project in Samara (thenKuibyshev), proposed by AA Rosovskim in 1964, was adopted only in 1977, and the first work began in 1978. The original plan called for the construction of the line with 13 stations. In the fall of 1980 he began lining of tunnels in the city center, but work was suspended - preserved tunnels and construction moved to industrial areas.
The complex landscape of the area where the slope betweenstation is about 50 meters, as well as the soil, consisting of dolomitic rocks prevented the rapid construction. Before metrostroevtsy had the task - to have time to open the subway to 70th letey anniversary celebration of the October Revolution. That is why, despite the imperfections, December 25, 1987 by the State Commission signed the act of acceptance is only 4 metro stations, and the next day the Samara metro took its first passengers. During the first year of the metro, they were transported more than 12 million. Passengers.
In the nearest plans of the underground in Samara - the construction of new stations, "Alabinskaya", "Samara", "Theatre" and the second metro line, which will connect the railway station and bus station.
Hours Metro Samara
Metro works in Samara with 6-00 to 24-00. Podulichnye transitions - around the clock. Intervals of trains is 7-9 minutes. Travel time from the end stations (from the station. Yungorodok to the station. Russian) is 19 minutes.
The fare on the subway in Samara
Pay the fare in the metro Samara can beusing transport cards and plastic chips, which are sold at the box office Metro. Children under 7 years old accompanied by an adult are entitled to free travel. Also free transportation is provided for certain categories of citizens with social benefits.