The fit-out work is more than 70% completed

“Installation of the main structures of the Klenovy Bulvar station at the eastern section of the Big Circle Line (BCL) of the Moscow Metro is completed”, said Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor of Moscow on Urban Planning and Construction.

Mosinzhproekt Engineering Holding is a general designer and general contractor to construct the new lines and stations of the Moscow metro.

“To date, at the Klenovy Bulvar station of the BCL eastern section, the work related to installation of the main structures is fully completed, with the fit-out work being completed by more than 70%”, said Andrey Bochkarev.

According to the Deputy Mayor, the principal escalator equipment has been installed as well, and the structural elements of the four elevator shafts have been accomplished.

“Two elevators will enable transportation of passengers from the surface to the concourse level, and two others from the concourse level down to the platform level”, specified Andrey Bochkarev.

According to Konstantin Maslakov, General Director of MIP-Stroy 1 LLC (part of the Mosinzhproekt Group, which acts as a general designer and general contractor for the construction of the new lines and Moscow metro stations), in parallel, the engineering systems are being set-up at the station.

“The cast-in-situ activities are in progress at the station facilities, as well as at the section of the headshunts behind the station. The work continues around the clock, in total over one thousand people are involved in the work process at the site”, added Konstantin Maslakov.

Overall construction completion of the BCL eastern section is estimated at 60%. It comprises, together with Klenovy Bulvar, the stations of Nagatinsky Zaton, Pechatniki and Tekstilshchiki. The length of the eastern section is 10.7 km. Its opening will improve transport accessibility to a number of districts in the south-east of Moscow.

Construction of the Big Circle Line is the main project of the Moscow Metro construction. Its length will exceed 70 km, and it will accommodate 31 stations, 22 of which are already open to passengers.