Copenhagen Metro facts for kids

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The Copenhagen Metro (Danish: Københavns metro) is the longest underground traffic system in Denmark. It is a 20.5 km (12.7 mi) metro system. It was opened between 2002 and 2007, and has two lines, M1 (green) 14.3 km (8.9 mi) and M2 (yellow) 14.2 km, (8.8 mi). M3 and M4 will be made in the future. In 2009, the metro carried 50 million passengers.

The stations in lines M1 and M2 are:

  • Amager Strand
  • Amagerbro
  • Bella Center
  • Christianshavn
  • DR Byen
  • Fasanvej
  • Femøren
  • Flintholm
  • Forum
  • Frederiksberg
  • Islands Brygge
  • Kastrup
  • Kongens Nytorv
  • Lergravsparken
  • Lindevang
  • Lufthavnen (Airport)
  • Nørreport
  • Ørestad
  • Øresund
  • Sundby
  • Vanløse
  • Vestamager


  • Number of stations: 22. 9 of these are underground
  • Electrification: 750 V, third rail
  • Top speed: 80 km/h (50 mph)

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