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Kiev metro is celebrating the 58th anniversary of the

Киевский метрополитен отмечает 58-летиеWhat has changed in 58 years.

6 Nov 1960 in Kiev launched its first section of the svyatoshinsko-Brovarsky subway lines. He joined 5 station “Vokzalnaya”, “University”, Khreshchatyk, Arsenalna and Dnipro.

Since then, Kiev became the most important subway system in the capital, and the number of metro stations during this time rose to 52.

This is a celebration for all residents, but especially for employees of the subway. Today in the Kiev metro operates nearly 8,000 workers. Of these, 68% of specialists working in harmful and especially harmful conditions 10% – continuously night. These people also congratulated the mayor of the capital Vitali Klitschko: “I Congratulate all your staff on your professional holiday – the Day of the Kiev metro. 58 years ago in the life of the capital was a very important event – the launch of the first five metro stations. And day and night you are doing great and important work, to 1.5 million passengers daily taking the metro, you can quickly drive to work or on business. And every year you are transporting half a billion passengers. These are huge numbers!”, – said Vitaly Klitschko.

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Also the mayor of Kiev said that the city is actively working on a tender for the construction of metro to the tenants. And, of course, do not forget about plans to put subway troieschyna. But now the last station of the Kiev metro was built exactly 5 years ago, when we opened the doors of metro “Teremki”.

Киевский метрополитен отмечает 58-летие

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