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Almaty Subway. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Almaty Subway won International Award

Almaty Subway was awarded with The Golden Chariot International Public Transport Prize.

Almaty Subway won International Award
Construction of Almaty subway. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Two more subway stations to be built in two years

New equipment will be used at construction of the second phase of Almaty subway.

Two more subway stations to be built in two years
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Scheme of Almaty subway

The first stage of the first line of Almaty subway includes seven stations.

Scheme of Almaty subway
Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Nazarbayev became first passanger of Almaty subway

Almaty subway that was under construction since 1988 was launched on December 1.

Nazarbayev became first passanger of Almaty subway
Almaty subway. ©Vladimir Prokopenko
Nazarbayev to take part in Almaty subway opening on December 1

Kazakhstan President will arrive in Almaty on December 1.

Nazarbayev to take part in Almaty subway opening on December 1
Wagon of Almaty subway. Photo by Roza Yessenkulova©
Almaty subway to open December 1

The cost of one trip in Almaty subway will make 80 tenge (a little more than half of a dollar).

Almaty subway to open December 1
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Almaty photo exhibition to take place in new subway on October 22

Almaty residents will be able to take a look at the subway an visit a photo exhibition on October 22.

Almaty photo exhibition to take place in new subway on October 22
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev meeting Almaty mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov. © Bolat Otarbayev
Almaty mayor reported to President Nazarbayev on city development

President took a train test-ride in the Almaty underground from Abai station to Zhibek Zholy.

Almaty mayor reported to President Nazarbayev on city development
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©REUTERS
President Nursultan Nazarbayev to take a train ride in the Almaty underground August 2

The first stretch is to be inaugurated in December before celebrating the 20 anniversary of the nation’s independence.

President Nursultan Nazarbayev to take a train ride in the Almaty underground August 2
Photo courtesy of kt.kz
Railing of the first subway line completed in Almaty

Run-in testing of the rolling equipment between four stations - Raiymbek, Zhibek Zholy, Almaly and Abai - are under way.

Railing of the first subway line completed in Almaty
All coaches are made in Korea. ©Roza Yessenkulova
Moscow will adopt Kazakhstan's experience of subway construction

Three stations of Almaty subway have been presented to subway constructors of the CIS countries.

Moscow will adopt Kazakhstan's experience of subway construction
©RIA Novosti
Almaty subway to work from 6 to 12 a.m.

Cost of Almaty subway ticket will be equal to the cost of tickets for other public transport in Almaty.

Almaty subway to work from 6 to 12 a.m.