To the 58 th anniversary: top 12 interesting facts about Moscow metro

До 58-ї річниці: топ-12 цікавих фактів про столичний метрополітен

How to determine the passenger flow in the subway, in the subway, why no boxes and where to hide in case of war

Today, November 6, Kyiv metro is celebrating its birthday. Exactly 58 years ago opened the first subway. Then was available first Kiev metro – five from the station “Vokzalna” to “Dnepr”.

Top 12 facts about Kyiv subway

  1. The construction of the metro began in 1949.
  2. In the summer of 1990 announcement of the stations started to sound only in the Ukrainian language.
  3. The station Arsenalna is the deepest subway station in the world . Her depth of 105.5 meters.
  4. Next station “Dnepr” is already overhead. Therefore, this stage is still the world record holder for the pattern on the depths of the subway.
  5. Station Golden gate is one of the most beautiful metro stations. In 1991 she was awarded the State prize of Ukraine in architecture.
  6. Kiev metro is a safe haven from war and even from a nuclear explosion. In all the subway tunnels there are special places for accommodation of people. In addition, there are fountains with drinking water, toilets and constantly updated storehouses of food.
  7. In the area Troyeshchyna located unfinished building depots “Troyeshchyna”, which began to build in the 1990-ies.
  8. Stop the train station should be no more than 20 seconds. So sometimes trains are forced to stop in the middle of the tunnel to increase the distance between trains.
  9. The railings on the escalators moving faster than the stairs to the passenger moved the arm back and fell asleep.
  10. A subway train travels at an average speed of 60 km/h.
  11. Ridership estimates the weighing of cars with passengers. Then subtract the weight of the transport and divide by the average weight of one person.
  12. In the subway are no boxes for terrorism and fire. In the trash can to throw explosives or conventional cigarette.

We will remind, earlier 5.ua reported that in Kiev because of “mining” closed the metro station “Maidan Nezalezhnosti”, no explosives found.

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До 58-ї річниці: топ-12 цікавих фактів про столичний метрополітен

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Facebook / CP Kiev metro

До 58-ї річниці: топ-12 цікавих фактів про столичний метрополітен

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Facebook / CP Kiev metro

До 58-ї річниці: топ-12 цікавих фактів про столичний метрополітен

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Facebook / CP Kiev metro

До 58-ї річниці: топ-12 цікавих фактів про столичний метрополітен

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Facebook / CP Kiev metro