Tashkent Metro Overview
The Tashkent Metro is one of the popular rapid transit systems in the Uzbekistan country. It operates in the capital city of Tashkent, and that’s why it is named after the city. Another interesting thing about this service is that it is one of the two subway systems that offer their services in Central Asia. As per 208 records, the daily ridership of their trains is 162,200 passengers.
The complete network of this organization consists of three different lines and 29 stations. The process of construction it started in 1972, and it opened for the normal public on 6th November 1977. In the beginning, it started only with nine stations and they added some lines later.
Tashkent Metro Operations
Three lines in total spread across the area of 36.2 kilometres and serve approximately 29 stations. We have provided information about the various lines below:• Chilonzor Line
This line was opened for the public in 1977 and has a total area of 15.5 KM. There are 12 stations included in this line by the authorities.• O’zbekiston Line
The construction for this line started in 1980, and it opened for the general public in 1984. The length of this line is 14.3 KM and includes 11 stations.
• Yunusobod Line
It is one of the newest lines that opened by the Tashkent Metro in 2001. The total area of this line is only 6.4 KM and only includes six stations.
There are plans to extend the network by adding two new lines like Sirghali Lines and Circle Lines in the upcoming years. However, the exact dates about this extension not revealed by the authority.