• Kazan metro
Metro in Kazan was opened in 2005 during the celebration of the millennium of the city. Kazan metro was the seventh in a row in the Russian Federation and the first in the country among built after the Soviet collapse.
At this point combines subway station 7 on the same line, a length of 11 km. motion range is from 6 to 10 minutes. Metro runs from 6:00 to 23:00. The average daily ridership of more than 100 thousand. Man.
It is worth noting that due to the energy saving lighting in subway stations running at less than 50%, so in everyday life, they look a little different than the photos.
Station "Goat Sloboda"
This is the newest station of the Kazan underground. It is located in the city beyond the river (after the tunnel crossing the river Kazanka) in Goat's settlement at the intersection of the Decembrists, Ibragimova, Chistopolskaya, Vakhitova.
The station was opened in 2010. Since its appearance in subway passenger traffic increased by 2, 5 times from 45 thousand to 105 thousand people per day...
station interior is designed in the style of hi-tech. Nonlinear column and ceiling elements, and the station wall lined composite, ceramic-metal and other modern materials.
At a distance of 60 cm from the edge of the platform in a dividing strip embedded lights that come on when the train approaching the station and warn passengers about the arrival of the composition.
The station two vestibule with four outputs are open.
The wall of the lobby of the escalators running as a screen, which can be broadcast advertising information.
The plant has escalators "Thyssenkrupp" with the function start / stop, which stops the movement of passengers and in the absence of triggers in their appearance, which saves energy and prevents wear of parts.
The cost of one trip 15 rubles. In order to pay for travel using one-day smart tokens or smart cards.
Smart tokens valid for the day - or rather, from the moment of purchase to the closing of the subway. If you did not have time to take advantage of during the day token, it can be exchanged for real, but only on Saturdays and Sundays (so I was told at the ticket office)
Station "The Kremlin"
Located near the Kazan Kremlin, at the beginning of streets Bauman and union.
located in many stations and led to interior design. The walls are lined with beige marble with protruding towers symbolizing the towers of the Kremlin.
The track walls are decorated with mosaics with the folklore images. A total of 10 mosaic panels.
On the platform are located towers symbolizing the minarets of mosques in Kazan.
On the vault, you can see the image of the Dragon, according to legend, guarding the city.
In general, all the navigation elements in the Kazan metro bilingual (Russian and Tatar languages). A sound messages in cars even trilingual - Russian, Tatar and English.
There are two lobby - north and south. North vestibule opened simultaneously with the opening of the station and has access to the city in the Kremlin's side and the side ducts Bulak, on an area of 1000 anniversary.
North lobby has natural light - through the hemispherical glass atrium on the surface. South hall was opened in the spring of 2006, but due to low passenger traffic in 2008 temporarily closed. It is opened only on the Day of the Republic and the City (30 August)
Station "Square of Tukai"
Located at the central area of Kazan - Ploshchad Tukaya along streets Petersburg and Bauman.
The architectural solution of the station is connected with national color - is dominated by white and green marble. A single row of columns (12 columns), rotated by 45 degrees.
On the track walls are placed 22 mosaic panels in the technique of Roman mosaic depicting the heroes of fairy tales and themes of Gabdulla Tukai and his iconic image.
A fragment of a panel "Goat and Sheep"
An underground gallery from the northern station hall leads to the underpass under the area of Tukai, from it also have the entrances to the underground floor of the shopping and entertainment complex "The Ring."
Corner symbolizing Bauman street with an exhibition of children's paintings and a bust of G. Tukai.
At each station of the Kazan Metro has a complete system designed for the inspection of passengers and baggage, including X-ray introscopes like installed in airports, and the absolute novelty transport Kazan - scanner "Homo Scan", which allows to carry out a full screening of passengers for five seconds.
Station "Sukonnaya Sloboda"
Located in the historic district of Kazan - Sukonnaya settlement, under the streets of St. Petersburg, at its intersection with the street Esperanto.
Historically, the on-site station is the center of production and trade in textiles, because Kazan was lying on the Great Silk Road. This led to the name of the district, and in the future metro station.
Built in brown and cream-colored, in a classic style with two rows of marble columns, pilasters and bronze lamps. As conceived by the architects, it should reflect the atmosphere Sukonnaya settlement XVIII-XIX century.
Directly near the southern entrance to the station is the Corps of Engineers of the Kazan underground.
The station is a two-story glassed bridge, exchanged a through Ametevskuyu highway.
In the lower tier of the bridge station is located at the top - a covered pedestrian gallery connecting Dahurian street and w / e platform "Ametyevo".
Station design trohprolotnaya, Colonia. Columns cylindrical and longitudinal gray.
Since the intervals between trains are very large (8-10 min.), The middle station installed payphones!
Exit in the direction w / station.
Vaulted shallow station, with one island platform. The maximum height of the arch of the platform level - 6 m.
Travel and end walls platform hall are lined with polished green marble "Indiana Green".
The station is located at the intersection of Sorge, and Homeland Mavlyutova. Serves housing estate "Gorki-1."
The station has two underground entrance hall from which stairs lead to the platform.
In addition, the slopes of both lobbies has a ramp and platform installed lifting appliance, suitable for the disabled and other passengers with limited functions.
The terminal station - "Victory Avenue". It opened in 2008. Station columns, shallow. The basis of the station interior is the theme of the Soviet victory in the Great Patriotic War.
Columns and walls are faced with marble and granite slabs. Paired column formed like an arch Arc. Each of the arches dedicated to one of the hero-city, whose name is written on the glass, which is located between the paired columns.
in the span between the columns placed chandelier symbolizing victory salute.
Another feature of the Kazan subway - there is no familiar clock face on leaving the tunnel showing the current time and motion range. During interval machinists monitor via a computer installed in the cab, and the current time at each station shows such analog clocks.
Login to the lobby located at the intersection of Victory Avenue Sorge and near the Volga market.
Can change to Kazan high-speed tram.
PM-1 electrodepot "Ametyevo" is located opposite the Kazan fairs, congresses him lead from the station "Ametyevo" - in the vicinity of the street Daurskaya.
Next to the existing building provides a reserve for expansion / completion sucks and reconstruction housing.
depot building designed for 82 cars. Kazan metro uses modern domestic rolling stock. All metrovagony Kazan equipped with asynchronous traction drive, which allows you to increase the reliability and provide energy savings.
were purchased cars 81-55x.3 series "Kazan" for the launch of the first Kazan metro line, made JSC "Vagonmash" in St. Petersburg, in collaboration with the company Škoda Dopravní technika (Czech Republic). In the 5 compositions of the cars of "Kazan" was delivered during 2005. Each train consists of four cars: two head motor, one intermediate and one intermediate motor motorless, the capacity of each of which - 250. In the future, production 81-55x.3 type of cars was discontinued.
In order to ensure the line, an increase due to the launch of the station Station "Victory Avenue" and "Goat Sloboda", in late 2010 it was decided to purchase the trains, "Rusich" 81-740.4 / 81-741.4 with an increased number of doors. In 2011, on the line, there were already three compositions.
Each part of "Rusich" consists of three two-section articulated motor cars: two head and one intermediate, the capacity of each of them - about 350 people.
For the service operation (driving of cars, commercial transportation of goods, shunting) in the Kazan metro applied contact-battery electric locomotive 81-582. It was converted from an experienced elektrovagona 81-560 "rhetorician" and therefore the appearance of repeating the passenger car, but unlike it has two cabins, and in its interior is a traction battery and other equipment to operate independent of the contact rail.
81-553.3 "Kazan" to repair.