Tashkent metro: map, photo, description
The metro of the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, is a record holder in many respects. It is not only the only one in Central Asia, but also one of the most beautiful in the world. The total length of three lines of the Tashkent subway is more than 36 km, and 29 stations operate for entry-exit and transfer of passengers. The daily passenger traffic on the lines is at least 200 thousand people, which translates into 68 million per year. For a city with a population of more than two million people, this type of public transport is one of the most important.
Its construction started back in 1968. The first line was put into operation nine years later. It is named Chilinzar, it has a red color on the diagram and connects the stations Olmazar and Buyuk Ipak Yuli.
The Blue Uzbek Line was opened in 1984. The train covers this route in 25 minutes, and the number of stations on the blue line reached eleven by 1991.
In 2001, Tashkent residents received the third metro line. It was marked in green on the diagrams and named Yunusabadskaya. It has a length of 6.4 km, and passengers can use it at six stations..
The stations of the Uzbek metro are only underground. All of them are distinguished by a variety of artistic finishes. Each of them is unique and unique and is decorated with panels and bas-reliefs, granite and marble mosaics and columns. That is why the Tashkent metro has become a city attraction, to look at which millions of guests descend underground every year..
All train cars are equipped with a modern air conditioning system, which is very important in the Asian region. Photo and video shooting is prohibited at stations and in metro cars of the Uzbek capital for the safety of passengers.
The Tashkent metro was built in compliance with the requirements of seismologists and each station and train has evacuation systems in case of possible earthquakes. Experts say that all structures of the Tashkent metro are able to withstand tremors up to 9 points on the Richter scale..
Working hours of the Tashkent metro
The stations of the red Chilinzar and blue Uzbekistan lines open for passenger entry at 5.00 am and work until midnight. The opening hours of the green Yunusabad line are somewhat shorter - from 6.00 to 22.00.
Tashkent metro tickets
To pay for travel in the Tashkent metro, you should purchase special tokens at the ticket offices of stations.