Nizhny Novgorod

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In the mid 1970s the population of Nizhny Novgorod surpassed a million, meeting the Soviet requirement for a metro system. Construction started on December 17, 1977. The first section of the present network was opened on November 20, 1985. It was the tenth metro system in in the Soviet Union.

Nizhny Novgorod in Wikipedia

Nnov metro logo.gif

The current logo of the Nizhny Novgorod metro network is a red M on a blue circle with the main device of the coat of arms of Nizhny Novgorod.

Nizhny Novgorod metro in Wikipedia

The tokens of Nizhny Novgorod have the same specification as the standard metallic tokens of St. Petersburg and Samara. These tokens can therefore in practice also be used in Nizhny Novgorod.

Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
RNN01.jpg
Filename RNN01
Side 1 M. НИЖЕГОРОДСКИЙ -- МЕТРОПОЛИТЕН Nizhny Novgorod metropoliten
Side 2 M. ДЛЯ ПРОХОДА В МЕТРОПОЛИТЕН For entry into the metropoliten
Manufacture brass
Size (mm) 23.3
Weight (grams)
Notes Die alignment varieties exist.

RNN01 varieties

Source Kozhara