The Bucharest Metro (Romanian: Metroul București) is a rapid transit system that serves the capital of Romania, Bucharest. It first opened for service on 19 November 1979. The network is run by Metrorex. It is one of the most accessed systems of the Bucharest public transport network, with an average of approximately 600,000 passenger trips per weekday. In total, the network is 69.25 kilometres (43.0 mi) long and has 51 stations.