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Ekaterinburg metro

The Yekaterinburg Metro is a rapid transit system that serves the city of Yekaterinburg, Russia. The Metro opened on 26 April 1991, and is 12.7 kilometres (7.9 mi) long and serves 9 stations. The Yekaterinburg Metro was the 13th and last metro to open in the USSR.

The Yekaterinburg Metro currently comprises 9 stations served by a single line, although two additional lines have been planned. It runs between the hours of 6:00 am and midnight. The current line extends over 12.7 kilometres. It can be covered, from start to finish, in 19 minutes at an average speed of 50km/h. Trains stop at each station every 7 to 8 minutes during regular hours, 4 to 5 minutes during rush hour, and every 11 minutes at night. The standard fare is 28 rubles (0.48 USD) per ride. Frequency ranges from 7-8 minutes during standard hours, 4-5 during peak hours, and 11 minutes at night. Standard fares are 28 rubles (0.48 USD) per trip. It requires the use of the Ekapta card. The Yekaterinburg Metro does not connect directly to the Yekaterinburg-Koltsovo Airport, but the trip can be taken by bus in little more than an hour