Line: Line 1 (Moskovskaya), Line 2 (Avtozavodskaya)
Inhabitants: City 1900000, District 2100000
DESCRIPTION(last modified February 19, 2017 )
Minsk has been the eighth Soviet town provided with an underground metro system. Metro plans where approved after that Minsk population overtook 1 million of inhabitants during years '50s and '60s; works started in 1977.
Minsk first metro line (Line 1/Moskovskaya) opened in 1984 running from Institut Kultury to Moskovskaya. The initial section was extended in 1986 (Moskovskaya-Vostok), 2007 (Vostok-Uruchye), 2012 (Institut Kultury-Petrovshchina) and 2014 (Petrovshchina-Malinovka).
The second metro line (Line 2/Avtozavodskaya) opened in 1990 running from from Traktorniy Zavod to Frunzenskaya. During years '90s (despite the Soviet crisis and thanks to the autonomy achieved by Belarus) Avtozavodskaya was extended two times: in 1995 (Frunzenskaya-Pushkinskaya) and 1997 (Traktorniy Zavod-Avtozavodskaya). Further extensions were completed in 2001 (Avtozavodskaya-Mogilyovskaya) and 2005 (Pushkinskaya-Kamennaya Gorka).
Moskovskaya and Avtozavodskaya interchange at Oktyabrskaya/Kupalovskaya stop (in the city centre).
HISTORY(last modified February 19, 2017 )
|26-06-1984||Institut Kultury-Moskovskaya||Line 1/Moskovskaya|
|07-11-2012||Institut Kultury - Petrovshchina||Line 1/Moskovskaya|
|31-12-1990||Traktorniy Zavod-Frunzenskaya||Line 2/Avtozavodskaya|
|1991||Pervomayskaya stop||Line 2/Avtozavodskaya|
|07-11-1997||Traktorniy Zavod-Avtozavodskaya||Line 2/Avtozavodskaya|
|07-11-2005||Pushkinskaya-Kamennaya Gorka||Line 2/Avtozavodskaya|
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
Single line length (Km)
Single line stops
Single line avg. distance (km)
Total track length (km)
Total network stops
Avg. stop net distance (km)
825 V DC by third rail
Type of guide/gauge
1524 mm gauge rails
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metro - minsk; By Wikipedia.org (see Minsk Metro page)
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