|Native name||Улаанбаатар метро|
|Number of lines||1|
|Number of stations||14|
|Operation will start||2020 (originally planned)|
|System length||17.7 km (11.0 mi)|
Ulaanbaatar Metro (Mongolian: Улаанбаатар метро) is a rapid transit system in the planning stages in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The Ulaan Baatar Metro project was approved in 2012,[clarification needed] and construction was originally planned to be completed by 2020.
The exact date of the initial studies on the project is unknown. Serious planning began in the early 2000s, when the city's population surpassed one million.
As of 2010, the population of Ulaanbaatar was 1,240,037 inhabitants and is increasing by nearly 100,000 people a year. The transport problem is exacerbated by the harsh climate and long winters. Traffic movement is difficult because of congestion, and the air is heavily polluted by exhaust fumes.
The project is planned to be financed by loans, by Japanese and other international capital. It is as of 2015 postponed some years
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