Metro Explored July 20 # 119, 2009
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Owner Metroselskabet I/S
Locale Metropolitan Copenhagen, Denmark
Transit type Rapid transit
Number of lines 2
Number of stations 22
Daily ridership 115,000
Began operation 19 October 2002
System length 21 km (13 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+1⁄2 in)
Copenhagen Metro is a rapid transit serving Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Tårnby in Denmark. The system opened in 2002, and has two lines, M1 and M2, following the 2007 extension to Copenhagen Airport. The system is a driverless light metro that supplements the larger S-train rapid transit system.
The system operates 34 three-car trains built by Ansaldobreda. The metro is owned by Metroselskabet, which in turn is owned jointly by Copenhagen Municipality (50%), the Danish State (41.7%) and Frederiksberg Municipality (8.3%). The trains are operated by Inmetro, a joint venture between Ansaldo STS and Azienda Trasporti Milanesi. Trains operate every six minutes during day, every four minutes during rush hour and every fifteen minutes at night. Line M1 has 15 stations and is 14.3 kilometres (8.9 mi) long, while line M2 has 16 stations and is 19.2 kilometres (11.9 mi) long. The City Circle Line is scheduled to open in 2018. Served by lines M3 and M4, it will connect the central parts of the city together.