Kyiv Subway – New set of stamps from Ukraine

The Ukrainian Post has issued a set of four stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Kyiv Metro.

The stamps depict the subway stations "Lukianivska", "Dorogozhitchi", the building of subway and a modern subway electric train.

The Kiev Metro is a metro system that is the mainstay of Kiev's public transport. It was the first rapid transit system in Ukraine and the third one built in the USSR (after Moscow and St. Petersburg Metros). It now has three lines with a total length of 56.6 kilometers and 46 stations. The system carries 1.7 to 1.9 million passengers daily, accounting for 34% of the Kiev's public transport load.

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