Paving of the floor with granite continues

“Preparations are conducted to install four escalators in the transfer zone between the stations of Maryina Roshcha on the Big Circle and on the Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya metro lines”, said Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor of Moscow on Urban Planning and Construction.

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

“The cast-in-situ activities are near to completion, and paving of the floor with granite continues at the transfer from the Maryina Roshcha BCL station to the light-green metro line. Preparations are also conducted to install four 30-metre long escalator strips, installation of the lifting mechanisms will begin in the coming month”, specified Andrey Bochkarev.

The Head of the Construction Complex reminded that Maryina Roshcha is one of the deepest stations of the Moscow metro, with the longest escalator in the capital city’s metro already installed there, leading from the entrance concourse down to the platform level. Its length is 130 metres.

Yuri Kravtsov, General Director of Mosinzhproekt JSC, added that completion of the main structures of the Maryina Roshcha station reached 95%.

“Concrete is poured in full on the platform of the right running tunnel, the cast-in-situ activities on the platform of the left tunnel and in the middle section of the platform level are near to completion”, specified Yuri Kravtsov.

According to the Head of the Engineering Holding, the architectural finishing of the technical area of​​the station is completed by more than 70%, the finishing work in the passenger area of ​​the concourse is nearly completed, and will soon start at the platform level. Installation of the engineering systems at the station is in progress as well.

Maryina Roshcha is part of the north-eastern section of the Big Circle Line of the metro. It also comprises the stations of Sokolniki and Rizhskaya under construction, a connecting line to the Nizhegorodskoye electric depot, as well as the already built Aviamotornaya, Lefortovo, Elektrozavodskaya stations, temporarily operating as part of the Nekrasovskaya metro line.

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