The history of the Vienna Metro (U-Bahn in German) has its own rich narrative, which dates back to the past and is closely connected with the operation of the Vienna trams and the Vienna city railway (The Stadtbahn in German).

The Moscow Metro is one of the most grandiose constructions of the Soviet period. The metro represents the pride of the Soviet people and is a symbol of the unity of the creative thought and heroic labour of millions. The whole country joined in the construction of the Moscow metro and even now, it remains the world's best metro system for its design qualities, architectural features and decorations…

The idea of building a metro in Paris was born in 1855, and a year later the Mayor’s office received the first plans for consideration. In subsequent years, other projects were regularly submitted to the authorities and to the public. By 1896, the streets of Paris were overrun with traffic; in addition, the World Exhibition of 1900 was approaching…

The history of the Prague Metro is intertwined with the construction of the underground tramway. Preparation for the construction of the first underground tramway of this type began on Opletalova Street on 7 January 1966…

The Helsinki Metro is currently the northernmost metro system in the world and the only one in Finland. The idea of building the metro in Helsinki was approved by the Planning and Construction Committee in 1958. The first project was completed in March 1963; it comprised 108 stations…

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