System meter from Stockholm It’s called “Tunnelbana” (also abbreviated T-Bana or simply “T”). It has exactly 100 stops, which makes it quite extensive for a city of 1.2 million inhabitants. Virtually any site – both downtown and suburbs – is covered.
On weekdays the service runs from 05:00 to 01:00. On weekends it works all night. During the day, the subway passes every 10 minutes on average. At peak times trains can arrive up to a frequency of 2 to 3 minutes. In the early morning this is reduced to every 15 minutes; in the evenings at 30. The meter It consists of three lines that differ by colors:
- Green Line: It has 49 stops, 12 underground and 37 on the surface. It covers 41,256 meters and is the most trafficked with 451 thousand passengers per business day.
- Red line: It has 36 stops, 20 underground and 15 on the surface. It travels 41,238 meters and is used by 394 thousand passengers every business day.
- Blue line: It has 20 stops, 19 underground and one on the surface. It covers 25,516 meters and is used by 171,000 passengers on business days.
The rate of the simple 1-hour tickets is 20 Swedish kronor and 15 if you buy them in advanced. There are 24-hour tickets (100 crowns), 72 hours (200 crowns) and 7 days (260 crowns). The 30-day pass (690 crowns) allows you to go unrestricted to buses, trams and the Djurgården ferry. Another option is the “Stockholm Card” that allows you to freely use transport and admission to 75 museums. For more information check their website:
The quality standard of meter It is quite high – except at peak times, when old trains are used to meet demand – and it is also known for its decoration of stops. It has been called “the longest art gallery in the world” due to its 110km of art.