Riding the Metro (Subway) in Ukraine
Three cities in Ukraine boast an underground subway system — Kiev, Kharkov, and Dnepropetrovsk — usually referred to as the "metro." The Kiev metro is most extensive, with three lines and over 40 stops. Kharkov also has three lines, and Dnepropetrovsk just one.
These subway systems are not nearly as dense as in western metropolises, but additional subway stops and new lines are slowly being built. The metro is a fast and convenient way to get around town, though it is usually cram-packed....