New underground metro section to be constructed in Kazan

The implementation of the new underground metro projects continues in the capital of the republic Tatarstan.

About 9 km of tunnels and underground excavations have been executed with the help of the  TMB, named “Syumbike” after the Tatarstan princess from the legend.  

At present, Syumbike works at the section of the Line 1, 862 meters long.  

This way the Line 1 new section’s construction of the metro system of Kazan from the station “Prospect Pobedy” to “Dubravnaya” is expected to be completed by the end of May of 2016.

The director of JSC “Kazmetrostroy” noted, that the construction of the second line was planned in the nearest future, it would be connected to the station “Yash’lek” of the Line 1. The planning of the second line has already started.

The station “Dubravnaya” is almost ready for maintenance. It will have been opened by the end of 2016.

Expected ridership – 30,000 per 24 h.  

 

Kazan metro development scheme (source:  ytvideolist9.appspot.com)