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Nizhny Novgorod Metro

Nizhny Novgorod Metro is a growing rapid-transit system that serves the city of Nizhny Novgorod. It was opened in 1985 and consists now of two lines, 14 stations, and is 19 kilometres long. Formerly, in the times of the city of Gorky (1932-1990), Nizhny Novgorod Metro was know as Gorky Metro and initially connected Main Train Station Gorky-Moskovsky to the major Lower City districts (Kanavinsky, Leninsky, and Avtozavodsky).

Nizhny Novgorod Metro had been serving exclusively the Lower City of Nizhny Novgorod for a long time and only in 2012 was extended to the Upper City of Nizhny Novgorod with opening the 1st Upper City metro station Gorkovskaya.

Hours of work: 05:30 - 00:00
Traffic intervals: 5-6 minutes (normally), 8-15 minutes (in evening and late evening)
Payment: tokens that can be bought in the ticket offices

Nizhny Novgorod Metro Map

Nizhny Novgorod Metro Map

Nizhny Novgorod Metro Lines & Stations

Avtozavodskaya Line stations: Gorkovskaya — Moskovskaya — Chkalovskaya — Leninskaya — Zarechnaya — Dvigatel Revolyutsii — Proletarskaya — Avtozavodksya — Komsomolskaya — Kirovskaya — Park Kultury

Sormovskaya Line stations: Moskovskaya — Kanavinskaya — Burnakovskaya — Burevestnik

Nizhny Novgorod Metro Today

Extending Nizhny Novgorod Metro to the Upper City of Nizhny Novgorod that the major historical and cultural attractions and financial and business centers are located in has been started the new cycle of the metro system development. Prior to it the Metro Bridge over the Oka river had been finished. This is a double-deck bridge with a motor car level. Today it significantly helps with over the Oka river traffic unload and regulation. Nizhny Novgorod Metro Bridge connects Moskovskaya Station (the Lower City) to Gorkovskaya Station (the Upper City).

Nizhny Novgorod Metro Specialities

Nizhny Novgorod Metro stations are underground except one (Burevestnik Station). All stations are shallow level designs. Moskovskaya Station is a former USSR unique pillar-fivespan, Chkalovskaya, Leninskaya, Park Kultury, and Kanaviskaya are standard single-vaults, and the rest are standard pillar-trispans. Burevestnik Station is a surface station with side-platform layout.

Nizhny Novgorod Metro Depot is located between Proletarskaya Station and Avtozavodksya station. There is the gate to the surface railway net in Depot that is used internally and is not intended for public transportation.

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