This 6 station underground metro opened in 1995 and spans 7.8 km.
Despite it's tiny length, it carried over 30,000 people daily in 2007.
Three additional stations were originally scheduled to open in 2007, but have been delayed until 2012. In July 2012, funding was approved for a 4 km extension which would extend the metro into the city center.
The city is
named for "Dnipro" (Dnieper River) and "Petrovsk" (named for Petrovskiy).
Although the Dnepropetrovsk metro is completely underground, this rare video shows the train leaving it's cozy home in daylight and entering the tunnel.
Dnepropetrovsk tramways, run by
Dneproelectrotrans, consist of
mostly street separated. A new LRT has just been built over the Dnjper River.
Most tram tracks are now
oil free, but there are
stemming from financial problems. The rolling stock includes several run down ex