The section is 46% complete in general

“Five stations of the first section of the Troitskaya Line under construction from the Novatorskaya to the Mamyri stations are being actively built. The installation of escalators has begun on the two of them”, said Yuri Kravtsov, General Director of Mosinzhproekt JSC.

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

“Construction workers have started to install the escalator bed at a number of stations of the first section of the future Troitskaya line, at one of the concourses of the Novatorskaya station and the Universitet Druzhby Narodov station,” specified Yuri Kravtsov.

According to him, both of these stations are nearly complete. The in-situ concreting has already been completed here, and the architectural finishing of the interiors has started, while the backfilling of the station pits is underway.

“In addition, the installation of escalators at the Mamyri station, which is currently under construction, is also scheduled for the nearest future,” Yuri Kravtsov stressed.

He recalled that five stations were under construction in the first section of the Troitskaya Line: Novatorskaya, Universitet Druzhby Narodov, Ulitsa Generala Tyuleneva, Tyutchevskaya, and Mamyri. The section is 46% complete in general.

The tunneling of the two single-track tunnels is being carried out in the section using the six-metre “Darya” TBM and “Evgeniya” TBM between the Mamyri station and the Bachurinskaya station. The tunneling from Novatorskaya to Mamyri is already complete.

The Troitskaya Line, 40 km long, will link the platforms of the Moscow Central Circle (MCC) with the urban district of Troitsk, passing through the South District, Southwest District, Troitsk District and Novomoskovsk District of Moscow. The expected daily passenger traffic is around 100,000 people per day. Around 1 million people live near the new stations and several hundred thousand more work or study here.

As noted earlier by Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor of Moscow on Urban Planning and Construction, the goal for the coming years is to extend and construct new radial metro lines to improve transport accessibility for all Moscow districts.

“In the next seven to ten years, the Moscow metro network will be expanded by several new radial lines: Biryulyovskaya, Rublyovo-Arkhangelskaya and Troitskaya,” informed Andrey Bochkarev.

According to the Deputy Mayor, several existing lines will be extended: the Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya Line will reach Severny District, the Solntsevskaya Line will reach Vnukovo, the Sokolnicheskaya Line will be extended to the Novomoskovskaya station, and the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya Line will reach Golyanovo District.