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Metro

Posted by Vasilisa on 13 Jul 2009

To pass throught pay-gate you need to throw in a token. You can buy tokens at the hall of any metro station. The price of one token is about 2 hryvnas, and it allows you to transfer from line to line.
Metro is the jewel of the Kyiv transport system. It's cheap and efficient. While traffic snarls vehicles above ground, underground trains deliver passengers in a more timely and reliable fashion. And thought-provoking Soviet designs inside stations help pass the time away waiting for the next train...

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Funicular

Posted by Vasilisa on 20 Oct 2009

Cog railway (funicular) on Vladimirskaya hill is not only Kyiv pecularity, but also the most swift and convenient way to get from Podol to the Upper city, to Mikhailovskaya square.
The funicular uses the two rail and passing-loop system. The two cars are designated with the Cyrillic letters Λ and П which stand for left and right. The funicular was renovated three times: in 1928, 1958, and 1984...

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