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Vienna subway map

Almost the first underground in New York

Vienna Metro is an important component of public transport in Austria and the capital currently consists of 5 lines. Although the official opening took place only in 1976, this network includes sections of track built at the turn of the XIX and XX centuries. At the same time it should be said that she Vienna, like many other European cities, has a well developed network of rail lines, consisting of the ground (S-Bahn) and underground (U-Bahn) lines underground. However, a clear distinction between the tram and metro in the capital of Austria is very difficult to conduct as many tram lines simultaneously perform the functions of the subway. They provide a quick and comfortable connection to the outskirts of the city center. At the same time, some subway lines operated tramway rolling stock, which is only slightly modified compared to cars running on standard tram lines.

Description of Subway

Common to the network is represented by five lines. Their mark is on the numbering in conjunction with the letter U (the name of the U-Bahn). It should be said that the lines U5, as such, does not currently exist, as it does not implement any of its projects. The last line - is U6. The diagrams, each of the lines indicated by their different colors. In Vienna there are underground as underground paths and areas on the surface of the earth, and overpasses. The total length of the ways of the Vienna Subway 74.2 km. The number of existing stations - 101. So the first line U1 connects end stations Reumannplatz (Roymannplats) and Leopoldau (Leopoldau), has a long ways about 14.5 km and has 19 passenger stations. Color designations for this line is red.
Line U2 is indicated in purple. Comes from the Karlsplatz (Karlsplatz) to Aspernstra?e (Aspernshtrasse) with a length of 12.5 kilometers and seventeen stations. This line is the shortest, and at the same time, the slowest branch of the subway, since its construction were used refurbished old tram road tunnel and tram lines, along with short surpass not allowed to recruit high-speed trains. The third subway line goes back to the station Ottakring (Ottakring), 13.4 km length of track, the number of stations 21. Terminus of U3 is Simmering (Simmering). The diagrams denoted in orange.
U4 comes from Hutteldorf (Hyutteldorf) to Heiligenstadt (Heiligenstadt) the green with a total of 16km of ways, and the 20th station on the route. Dannach line is unique in that intersects with all other lines. The last line U6 connects Siebenhirten (Zibenhirten) and Floridsdorf (Floridsdorf), length of track and 24 stations 17.3. Denoted U6 is brown. Unlike other lines, this branch of the subway does not pass through the center.

Features

Access to the metro is open from morning until midnight five. Exceptions are holidays and weekends when Metro operates round the clock. Interestingly, the fact that the train doors do not open automatically, and to get inside the car you want to pull the handle of the car. It should be mentioned that, as in many European cities fare is the same for all existing transport: buses, trams, and, in particular, for the subway.

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