All six escalators have been installed in Terekhovo station of the western section of the Big Circle Line (BCL), said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow in the government of Moscow on urban policy and the construction Andrey Bochkarev. Mosinzhproekt Engineering Holding is a general designer and general contractor to construct new lines and stations of the Moscow metro.
“The monolithic structures of the Terekhovo station are already 99% ready. Also, all six escalators are fully assembled, freight and running-in tests are under preparation,” said Andrey Bochkarev.
According to him, the granite floor in the passenger areas is 64% complete, ceiling structures assembling, and fiber concrete panels on the walls and columns of the station complex are in the process of being installed.
In turn, Yuri Kravtsov, General Director of Mosinzhproekt JSC, added that active work continues on the surface in the construction area of the station. “Excavation backfill is partially completed on the surface; the transfer of sites for landscaping is in progress. At one of the pedestrian underpasses, we have started assembling structural sections of the stands,” explained Yuri Kravtsov.
To remind – Mnyovniki and Narodnoe Opolchenie have already been opened as part of the western section of the BCL station, and the construction of the remaining two stations, Terehovo and Kuntsevskaya, will be completed by the end of the year. When this section is launched, it will improve transport services for more than half a million residents and those who work in Khoroshyovo-Mnyovniki, Kuntsevo, Filevsky Park, Fili-Davydkovo, Mozhaysky, Districts as well as lessen the load on the central sections of the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya and Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya metro lines.
The Big Circle Line is a vital project of the Moscow Metro construction. The line covers more than 70 kilometers; 31 stations will be located, 12 are already open to passengers.