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President Nazarbayev meeting with subway construction workers. Photo © Rosa Yessenkulova
Two new subway stations open in Almaty

Two new subway stations have been opened in Almaty this weekend.

Two new subway stations open in Almaty
Republic Square, Almaty. Photo courtesy of astanafans.com
Nazarbayev supports eco-friendly Almaty: city centre to become exclusively pedestrian

President Nazarbayev has taken part in a meeting with media representatives to discuss development of the City of Apples - Almaty.

Nazarbayev supports eco-friendly Almaty: city centre to become exclusively pedestrian
Shocked Chile searches for answers on bombings
Shocked Chile searches for answers on bombings

Monday's attack on a Chilean subway station shocked residents of Santiago and sparked a search for the perpetrators that has also reopened old wounds.

Shocked Chile searches for answers on bombings
Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators
Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators

Russian investigators said on Wednesday they had detained two Moscow metro workers in a probe into a devastating crash that killed 22 people and injured dozens.

Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators
One dead, dozens injured as Moscow metro train derails
One dead, dozens injured as Moscow metro train derails

One person died and dozens were injured after a train derailed in the Moscow metro on Tuesday, the Interfax news agency reported citing medics.

One dead, dozens injured as Moscow metro train derails
Subway workers suspend strike ahead of World Cup
Subway workers suspend strike ahead of World Cup

Subway workers in Sao Paulo suspended Monday a strike that has caused traffic chaos in the World Cup host city but warned the work-stoppage could resume when the tournament kicks off.

Subway workers suspend strike ahead of World Cup
Mechanical failure blamed for Seoul train collision
Mechanical failure blamed for Seoul train collision

A malfunctioning automatic stopping system caused the recent collision of two subway trains in Seoul, officials said.

Mechanical failure blamed for Seoul train collision
New York subway train derailment injures 19
New York subway train derailment injures 19

A New York City subway train carrying 1,000 passengers derailed just after the morning commute Friday leaving 19 people hurt, including four who had potentially serious injuries, rescue officials said.

New York subway train derailment injures 19
Legs bared around the world for annual 'No Pants' commute
Legs bared around the world for annual 'No Pants' commute

Bare legs and briefs filled train cars from Sydney to New York Sunday as passengers traveled trouserless -- provoking laughs and perplexed looks -- for the 13th annual "No Pants Subway Ride."

Legs bared around the world for annual 'No Pants' commute
Almaty's subway awards. ©Alisher Akhmetov
European Society for Quality Research awards Almaty Subway again

Almaty Subway has won another award from the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR).

European Society for Quality Research awards Almaty Subway again
©REUTERS/Nacho Doce
Light cast on NY subway's dead shark mystery

Beachgoers came forward Thursday with a plausible explanation for why a dead shark turned up in a New York subway train two days before.

Light cast on NY subway's dead shark mystery
Deputy Akim of Almaty Yuriy Ilyin. Photo by Vladimir Prokopenko©
Almaty subway receives European quality mark in London

Almaty Subway has been conferred ESQR's Quality Achievement Award 2013 in the Gold Category on July 7 in London.

Almaty subway receives European quality mark in London
In Almaty subway. Photo courtesy of amelito.livejournal.com
Almaty subway to get new station every year

Constructors of Almaty subway promise to build two stations every two years.

Almaty subway to get new station every year
Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
10 billion tenge to be allocated for second phase of Almaty subway

Kazakhstan Minister of Transport and Communications told about the plans for development of Almaty's infrastructure.

10 billion tenge to be allocated for second phase of Almaty subway
In Mexico, hundreds strip for 'No Pants Subway Ride'
In Mexico, hundreds strip for 'No Pants Subway Ride'

Hundreds of people in Mexico City shed their pants and skirts to take part in the "No Pants Subway Ride" prank observed Sunday, just for laughs, around the world.

In Mexico, hundreds strip for 'No Pants Subway Ride'
Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Almaty subway carried 7 million people in 2012

We did not expect such a flow in 2012. In the coldest days (from December 1 to 20) the number of passengers almost doubled: press-secretary.

Almaty subway carried 7 million people in 2012
©almatymetro.kz
Almaty subway filed claim against South Korean manufacturer

Almaty filed a claim against South-Korean company HYUNDAI Rotem after its train broked down under warranty.

Almaty subway filed claim against South Korean manufacturer
Anti-Muslim group to run ads in New York subway
Anti-Muslim group to run ads in New York subway

Starting Monday, ads describing Muslim militants as "savages" will appear in New York's subway system, courtesy of a right-wing US anti-Islamic group.

Anti-Muslim group to run ads in New York subway
Buenos Aires metro strike over after 10 days
Buenos Aires metro strike over after 10 days

Buenos Aires metro workers announced Monday a temporary end to a strike that left one million commuters daily stranded without subways for ten days.

Buenos Aires metro strike over after 10 days
Flash mob in Almaty subway.
VIDEO: Bloggers explore Almaty subway

Almaty bloggers have organized a flash mob in Almaty subway to present alternative creative concepts of the Almaty subway.

VIDEO: Bloggers explore Almaty subway