Baku Metro

"Baku Metro" introduces a contactless payment system

Next year, the NFC system, a short-range wireless data transmission technology to pay for metro fares, will be launched in the Baku Metro.  Contactless payments for travel in the metro will become available in the first half of …

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New Baku metro station to be named November 8

The new Baku metro station will be named ‘8 November’ in connection with the Victory Day, which will be celebrated on November 8 every year, according to the Cabinet of Ministers. "In accordance with the initiative …

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Baku Metro receives new batch of subway cars

Four new trains consisting of 20 cars each, manufactured on the order of Azerbaijan’s Baku Metro CJSC, have arrived in Baku, according to the company. "The trains consist of 20 wagons of fourth-generation models 81-765, …

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Baku Metro launches 10 new railroad cars

Baku Metro keeps modernizing its fleet and has put into service two new trains of 10 railroad cars from Russia's Metrowagonmash company, MENAFN.com reported. 'The maximum speed of the cars is 90 km/h, the engine power is …

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Russia and Azerbaijan strengthen transport links

A solemn ceremony to send the first subway railcars for the Baku Metro to Azerbaijan was held in Moscow today. The event was attended by Transmashholding CEO Kirill Lipa, Azerbaijani ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbul …

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Renovated Sahil metro station opened in Baku

The Sahil metro station has today been launched after major overhaul today. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev viewed the renovation work carried out at the station, abc.az reported. The metro station was closed for capital …

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Nizami metro station opens in Baku after restoration

The Baku Metro completed repairs of Nizami metro station, which was under restoration for about a year. "We repaired the station at our own expense and during the restoration we preserved national architectural samples of the …

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Baku Metro starts to drill tunnels six times faster

'Baku Metro' continues to work in the framework of the implementation of the "Scheme of the conceptual development of Baku Metro lines" and today for the first time the German complex for drilling of tunnels Herrenknecht, …

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Baku metro shifts to Baki Kart

Baku Metro moves to Baki Kart  - new system of cashless fare, the company said. The presentation of the cards and appropriate equipment is scheduled for August 6. The cards will go on sale on August 8, Trend reports. The …

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