Metro Volgograd: map, photos, description
Metro Volgograd is a systemlight rail, which serves the 17 km in the central and northern parts of the city. For Volgograd, stretched along the Volga, 50 km, this type of public transport is necessary and very important. Every year, a light rail system carries around 10 million passengers.
History of the metro began in 1971 in Volgogradyear when the normal process of reconstruction of the city tram was launched. Five years later, the authorities decided to build an underground section of ways and three stations. The project was implemented in 1984, and the first route connected the tractor plant and the area Chekistov.
Today, light rail connects northernpart of the city with its center and its line runs through the five boroughs. The route passes along the Avenue them. Lenin. Volgograd metro line does not cross other transport routes on the same level with them, and is therefore off-street. Time during which the tram overcomes the entire route is just over half an hour. The average speed of cars does not exceed 25 kilometers per hour.
Total lines at high-speed tram in Volgograd22 passenger service stations. Five of them are located under ground and correspond to full metro standards. They have unused parts, and because their platform can significantly lengthen, to be able to make not only the trams, and subway trains. It gives the right to classify this type of urban public transport as a full metro. The third stage of light rail, the construction of which is scheduled for 2014, 2018 will extend the line in a southerly direction for 7 km and will connect the area with the University Tulakov Volgograd.
All light rail stations are equipped with video surveillance system.
Hours Metro Volgograd
High-speed tram in Volgograd begins hiswork at 6.00. The cars followed at intervals of up to 4 minutes during peak hours on the route ST and up to 9 minutes - on the route ST-2. In mezhpikovoe time intervals of 7 and 9 minutes, respectively. In the late evening waiting for the tram will have 20-30 minutes, and the last cars sent to the area of 23.30, depending on the station.
Tickets for the metro Volgograd
Tickets for the metro Volgograd purchased in the salon from the conductor. Ticket offices at underground stations do not always work. In order to save money, you can buy a monthly pass SUE "Metroelektrotrans".