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Brescia Metro

The Brescia Metro is a light metro network serving Brescia, Lombardy, Italy. The network comprises a single line, having a length of 13.7 kilometres and a total of 17 stations from Prealpino to Sant´Eufemia-Buffalora, located respectively at the ...

Bursaray

Bursaray is a rapid transit system in the city of Bursa, Marmara Region, Turkey, built in 2000 by TUVASAS, and operated by Burulas. The name Bursaray is a portmanteau of Bursa, and Ray, the Turkish word for "rail". The Bursaray metro opened for p ...

Valparaiso Metro

The Valparaiso Metro is the commuter rail system serving the urban conglomeration of Gran Valparaiso, Chile. It consists of one line, 43 kilometres long, serving 20 stations, connecting the cities of Valparaiso, Viña del Mar, Quilpue, Villa Alema ...

Glasgow Subway

The Glasgow Subway is an underground light rapid transit line in Glasgow, Scotland. Opened on 14 December 1896, it is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world after the London Underground and the Budapest Metro. It is also one of th ...

Guangzhou Metro

The Guangzhou Metro is the rapid transit system of the city of Guangzhou in Guangdong Province of China. It is operated by the state-owned Guangzhou Metro Corporation and was the fourth metro system to be built in mainland China, after those of B ...

Dalian Metro

The Dalian Metro is a rapid transit system in the city of Dalian, Liaoning, China. The metro opened on 1 May 2003. The system currently in operation consists of 4 lines: Line 1, Line 2, Line 3, and Line 12.

Jakarta MRT

The Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit or Jakarta MRT is a rapid transit system in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. The system is operated by PT MRT Jakarta Perseroda, a municipally owned perseroan terbatas of the city of Jakarta. Phase 1 of the p ...

Jeddah Metro

The Jeddah Metro is a planned metro system in the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Several lines will be built over the course of at five years that will eventually aim to increase public transport commuter share to 30% from the current 1 to 2 percent.

Doha Metro

The Doha Metro is a rapid transit system in Doha, Qatars capital city, that became operational on 8 May 2019. It has three lines with an approximate overall length of 76 km and 37 stations. It is an integral component of the larger Qatar Rail net ...

Caracas Metro

The Caracas Metro is a mass rapid transit system serving Caracas, Venezuela. It was constructed and is operated by Compañia Anonima Metro de Caracas, a government-owned company that was founded in 1977 by Jose Gonzalez-Lander who headed the proje ...

Catania Metro

The Catania Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Catania, Sicily, in southern Italy. It is the southernmost metro system in Europe. The Catania Metro has been in operation since June 27, 1999.

Gwangju Metro

Gwangju Metro is the rapid transit system of Gwangju, South Korea, operated by the Gwangju Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation. The subway network first opened in 2004 with 14 stations. The Gwangju Metro consists of one line, serving 20 operat ...

Quito Metro

The Quito Metro, abbreviated as MDQ, is an underground rail mass transit system consisting of a single line that is under construction in Quito, the capital of Ecuador.

Kobe Municipal Subway

The Kobe Municipal Subway is a rapid transit system in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. Like other large Japanese cities, Kobes subway system is heavily complemented by suburban rail. In addition, two people mover lines also serve the Kobe area: th ...

Cordoba Metro

The Cordoba Metro was a project that was supposed to, according to its proponents, serve the city of Cordoba, the second-largest city in Argentina. The metro system would had become the second metro system in Argentina, after the Buenos Aires Und ...

Lucknow Metro

Lucknow Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Lucknow in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Construction of the line begun on 27 September 2014 with the 8.5 km stretch from Transport Nagar to Charbagh Railway Station which began its ...

Metrorail (Miami-Dade County)

Metrorail, colloquially called the Metro, is the heavy rail rapid transit system of Miami and Miami-Dade County in the U.S. state of Florida. Metrorail is operated by Miami-Dade Transit, a departmental agency of Miami-Dade County. Opened in 1984, ...

Macau Light Rapid Transit

The Macau Light Rapid Transit is a mass transit system in Macau. It serves the Macau Peninsula, Taipa and Cotai, serving major border checkpoints such as the Border Gate, the Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal, the Lotus Bridge border and the Macau Int ...

Nagoya Municipal Subway

The Nagoya Municipal Subway is a rapid transit system serving Nagoya, the capital of Aichi Prefecture in Japan. It consists of six lines that cover 93.3 kilometers of route and serve 87 stations. Approximately 90% of the subways total track lengt ...

Ningbo Rail Transit

Ningbo Rail Transit, also known as the Ningbo Metro, is a rapid transit system serving the city of Ningbo, Zhejiang and its suburbs. Six metro lines are being built inside the urban area of Ningbo, serving Haishu, Jiangbei, Zhenhai, Beilun and Yi ...

Palma Metro

The Palma Metro is a light metro system in Palma, Majorca, Spain. The initial line of the system, M1, is 7.2 kilometres long and has nine stations. It was constructed between 2005 and 2007 at cost of 312 million euros and opened for service on 25 ...

Porto Alegre Metro

The Porto Alegre Metro is operated jointly by the federal government, the state government of Rio Grande do Sul and the city of Porto Alegre through the company Trensurb in Brasil. It has 22 stations, totaling 43.4 kilometers of route, and carrie ...

Recife Metro

The Recife Metro is the rapid transit system for the city of Recife in Brazil. It is operated by CBTU/Metrorec and currently serves 29 stations, along 39.5 kilometers.

Rio de Janeiro Metro

The Rio de Janeiro Metro is a rapid transit network that serves the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Metro was inaugurated on March 5, 1979 and consisted of five stations operating on a single line. The system currently covers a total of 58 ki ...

Salvador Metro

The Salvador Metro is a rapid transit system serving Salvador city, the state capital of Bahia and the fourth largest city in Brazil. The current system includes a fully open 33 KM and twenty, which began partial public service on June 11, 2014. ...

São Paulo Metro

The São Paulo Metro, commonly called the Metro is one of the urban railways that serves the city of São Paulo, alongside the São Paulo Metropolitan Trains Company, forming the largest metropolitan rail transport network of Latin America. The six ...

Santo Domingo Metro

The Santo Domingo Metro is a rapid transit system in Greater Santo Domingo. Serving the capital of the Dominican Republic, it is the most extensive and second oldest metro system in the insular Caribbean and Central American region by length and ...

Santiago Metro

The Santiago Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Santiago, the capital of Chile. Serving mainly the Santiago province and part of the Cordillera province, it currently consists of seven lines, 136 stations, and 140 kilometres of r ...

Sapporo Municipal Subway

The Sapporo Municipal Subway is a mostly-underground rubber-tyred rapid transit system in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Operated by the Sapporo City Transportation Bureau, it is the only subway system on the island of Hokkaido.

Tyne and Wear Metro

The Tyne and Wear Metro is a light rail network linking South Tyneside and Sunderland with Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Newcastle Airport. The network opened in stages from August 1980, and now serves a total of 60 stations, ...

Teresina Metro

The Teresina Metro in Teresina, the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Piaui, is a diesel commuter rail line operated by CMTP. It is 13.5 kilometres long with a daily ridership of about 12.000.

Toronto subway

The Toronto subway is a rapid transit system serving Toronto and the neighbouring city of Vaughan in Ontario, Canada, operated by the Toronto Transit Commission. It is a multimodal rail network consisting of three heavy-capacity rail lines operat ...

Daegu Metro

Daegu Metro is a metro system that serves primarily the South Korean city of Daegu. On 28 April 1995, a gas explosion occurred at Line 1, a construction site located in Sangin-dong, Taegu. At least 101 people, including 42 students, were killed w ...

Urumqi Metro

The Urumqi Metro or Urumqi Subway is a rapid transit system in operation in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in China. The Urumqi Metro has submitted plans for 2 lines, Line 1 and Line 2, with an estimated cost of 31.24 billion yuan.

Wuxi Metro

Wuxi Metro is the rapid transit system of Wuxi, Jiangsu province, China. Line 1 began operations on 1 July 2014, and Line 2 on 28 December 2014. Further plans to build 6 more lines and to connect system with the Shanghai Metro and Suzhou Metro ar ...

Metro (Philadelphia newspaper)

Metro is a free daily newspaper in Philadelphia which began publishing on January 24, 2000. Its main competition is The Philadelphia Daily News. In 2004, Metro surpassed The Daily News in circulation, 143.798 to 141.868, to move into second behin ...

Hangzhou Metro

Hangzhou Metro is a rapid transit system that serves Hangzhou in Zhejiang province, China. The system opened on November 24, 2012. It is the 17th city in China to operate a rapid transit system. There are currently three lines in operation. Line ...

Astram Line

Hiroshima New Transit Line 1, also known as the Astram Line, is a rubber-tired transit system operated by Hiroshima Rapid Transit in Hiroshima, Japan. Astram opened August 20, 1994 for the 1994 Asian Games in Hiroshima. The line connects central ...

Qingdao Metro

Qingdao Metro is a rapid transit system in the city of Qingdao, Shandong province in China. The first line, Line 3 began operation on December 16, 2015.

Changsha Metro

The Changsha Metro is a rapid transit system in Changsha, the capital city of Hunan province in China. The first operational line, Line 2, commenced service on April 29, 2014, making Changsha the 18th city in mainland China to open a rapid transi ...

Chengdu Metro

Chengdu Metro is the rapid transit system of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, China. The system has six lines in operation. Line 1 was opened on 27 September 2010, making it the first heavy-rail metro line in southwest China. Line 2 bega ...

Riyadh Metro

The Riyadh Metro is a rapid transit system under construction in the city of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. It will consist of six metro lines spanning a total length of 176 kilometers, with 85 stations. The project will cost.5 billion to b ...

2011 Minsk Metro bombing

The 2011 Minsk Metro bombing occurred on 11 April 2011 when at least 15 people were killed and more than two hundred were injured in an explosion on the Minsk Metro, Belarus. The explosion happened at the central Kastrycnickaja station at 17:55 l ...

1995 Baku Metro fire

On 28 October 1995, a fire broke out in the subway system of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, between the stations Ulduz and Nariman Narimanov. According to official figures, the fire killed 289 people: 286 passengers and three rescue workers, wh ...

Tokyo subway sarin attack

The Tokyo subway sarin attack) was an act of domestic terrorism perpetrated on 20 March 1995, in Tokyo, Japan, by members of the cult movement Aum Shinrikyo. In five coordinated attacks, the perpetrators released sarin on three lines of the Tokyo ...

Malaga Metro

The Malaga Metro is a light metro network in Malaga, Spain. It was proposed during the 1990s to ease the crippling congestion when the Ministry of Public Works and Transport commissioned a study in 2001 into the feasibility of constructing a metr ...

Chicago "L" rolling stock

The current rolling stock of the Chicago "L" rapid transit system consists of three series of railcars. The oldest series is the 2600-series which was built between 1981 and 1987 and refurbished between 1999 and 2002. The second series is the 320 ...

Rapid transit technology

Rapid transit technology is technology used for public, mass rapid transit. Such transit is commonly known as a Metro or Subway, and it has undergone significant changes in the years since the Metropolitan Railway opened publicly in London in 1863.

Public transport

Public transport is a system of transport, in contrast to private transport, for passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted ...

Free public transport

Free public transport, often called fare-free public transit or zero-fare public transport, refers to public transport funded in full by means other than by collecting fares from passengers. It may be funded by national, regional or local governm ...