Moscow simultaneously building about 30 metro stations - Mayor

Some 12.5 kilometers of metro lines will be commissioned in Moscow in 2013, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said at the Moscow Urban Forum on Friday.

Some 12.5 kilometers of metro lines will be commissioned in Moscow in 2013, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said at the Moscow Urban Forum on Friday.

"Approximately 30 metro stations are under construction. They will significantly improve transport accessibility in the southwestern, southeastern and northern districts of the city," Sobyanin said.

The second ring of the Moscow metro is being built for a more convenient and direct transit between the city's peripheral areas, he said.

Moscow will commission 72 kilometers of roads and 14 large transport facilities this year, the mayor told the forum.

"The renovation of five outbound roads has been completed," he said.

Moscow subway gets new circle line

Two rapid rail links will be appearing in Moscow within the next few years — a new subway circular line and a surface, commuter-train circular line, acting Moscow Construction Department head Andrei Bochkaryov told a press breakfast at Rossiyskaya Gazeta. Read more>>>

All rights reserved by Rossiyskaya Gazeta.

More exciting stories and videos on Russia Beyond's Facebook page

This website uses cookies. Click here to find out more.

Accept cookies