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ALMATY
 Kazakhstan

Almaty Metro Map

 ALMATY

Almaty (Alma Ata) has about 1.4 million inhabitants and used to be the capital of Kazakhstan before the government moved to Astana in 1997.


Construction of the first metro line began in 1988, but was suspended after the dissolution of the former Soviet Union.

The section of line 1 finally opened in 2011 is 7.6 km and includes 7 stations. The eastern part of the line runs north-south below Ul. Furmanova, and then turns west along Prospekt Abaya. Four out of seven stations are deep-level.

The line is operated with seven 4-car trains, produced by Hyundai Rotem of South Korea.

 

 History

01 Dec 2011 - Raiymbek Batyr - Alatau

 Projects

1) Western extension consisting of 5 stations (Sayran, Moskva, Saryarka, Dostyk, Kalkaman) to connect the centre of Almaty to the suburb of Kalkaman (8.62 km), under construction (2.74 km) or planned.

2) Northern extension

3) A second line to intersect with the first line at Alatau and Zhibek Zholy

 Photos

Raiymbek Batyr:

Raiymbek Batyr Raiymbek Batyr

Zhibek Zholy:

Zhibek Zholy Zhibek Zholy Zhibek Zholy

Almaly:

Almaly Almaly

Abay:

Abay Abay Abay

Baykonur:

Baykonur Baykonur Baykonur

Dramteatr im. Auezova:

Dramteatr im. Auezova Dramteatr im. Auezova

Alatau:

Alatau Alatau

Photos © Maxim Golbrayht (except where indicated)

 TRAM

Almaty Tram Map- opened 7 November 1937
- 2 lines
- track gauge 1524 mm
- network length 31.5 km

Map by Dmitriy Lysenko

 Links

Almaty Metro (Official Site)

Almaty Metro (Official Site 2)

Almaty Metro at Wikipedia (then click Russian version for more details)

Almatinskoye Metro

Article in Kontinent (Svet v konce tunnelya)

Station layout

Almaty Metro Track Map by Vladislav Prudnikov

Almaty Tram incl. map

Almaty Tramway at Wikipedia.ru

 

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