The building of the metropolitan has started on 25th of July in 1972.The first site of The Tashkent Metropolitan in length is about 12 km, with 9 stations (from the station “Sabir Rakhimov” till station “The square of revolution” now it is a station named after Amir Temur) , complex of electro depot “Chilanzar” and “ The House of connection”, was put into operation on the 6th of November 1977.
In August 1980 was put into operation the 2nd site of The Chilanzar line length more than 4 km with 3 stations (from the station “Square of revolution” till station “Maksim Gorkiy”, now it is “Great Silk Road” station).With the putting of operation of the second site the building of “Chilanzar” line was finished (12 stations and length is about 16 km).
26th of November was put into operation the first site of The Uzbekistan line(more than 5 km, 5 stations; from the station “Alisher Navoi” till station “Tashkent”) connecting the centre of the city with the railway station.
The second site was put into operation in November in 1987 (length 3 km,2 stations; from station “Tashkent” till station “Chkalov”).
2stations: from station “Alisher Navoi till station “Chorsu” was put in operation in November 1989.
The fourth turn was put into operation in April 1991(length is about 4 km with 2 stations: from “Chorsu” till station “Beruni”). The Uzbekistan line with the total length is more 14km, is included 11 stations and the complex of electro depot “Uzbekistan”.
In October 2001 the first line of the Yunusabad line with 6 stations, length 7,6km from station “Ming Urik” till station “Habib Abdullaev”. The peculiarity of this station is that its stations link up all three lines of the metro.
Tashkent Metropolitan was built the 7th in former Soviet Union after Moscow, Saint- Petersburg, Kiev, Baku, Tbilisi, Harkov. Energy capacious tunnel ventilation system which is including moisturizers of air was building with a consideration of the climate conditions of the region. It is really necessary in the conditions of summer heat. Proceeding the fact that Tashkent is a region of seismic activity specialists had made building constructions adjusted for the conditions of seismicity. In addition, our metro is a metro of not deep occurrence and it is economically reasonable and more reliable in our conditions. And one else peculiarity is architectural art decoration of stations in a traditional national colour. Such local materials like marble, granite, ceramics, glass.
In 2000 year was put into operation depot by the repairing moving trains and output of spare parts, where works high qualified operating personnel which is able not only to satisfy requires of the metropolitan, but to help city’s companies in the fulfilment orders on the manufacture of details, spare parts. All the trains are repaired every year in the conditions of the depot.
29 stations, 2 electro depot and depot by the repairing trains and outputting spare parts are working in the Tashkent Metropolitan (38km).