THE NEKRASOVKA HUB AREA IS LANDSCAPED USING GRANITE FROM ONE OF RUSSIA’S LARGEST DEPOSITS

550 trees and over 22 thousand shrubs will be planted in the park

“Comprehensive improvement of the Nekrasovka Park as part of the same name transport interchange hub (TIH) is nearly complete. Granite from major national deposits in the Leningrad and Chelyabinsk regions is used for paving”, said Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor of Moscow on Urban Planning and Construction.

Mosinzhproekt Engineering Holding is one of the operators of the TIH network development programme.

“Street lighting, as well as small architectural forms: benches, arbours, park pavilions, an amphitheatre, are being installed in Nekrasovka Park with a total area of 4.5 hectares. In addition, a fountain is being installed. Landscaping and granite paving of the area are 70% complete”, said Andrey Bochkarev.

According to the Deputy Mayor, the natural wealth of Russia’s regions are used for landscaping. In particular, granite from the “Vozrozhdenie” quarry in the Leningrad region, located about 20 km from Vyborg, is used. The 35-hectare deposit, with proven reserves of 8 million cubic metres of granite, is one of the largest in the country.

Yuri Kravtsov, General Director of Mosinzhproekt JSC, said that about 14 thousand perennial plants, about 550 trees and over 22 thousand shrubs will be planted in the park.

“Turf roll will cover 20 thousand square metres and glass lawns will take nearly 8,5 thousand square metres of the territory. The area paved with granite tiles will cover the area of 13 thousand square metres”, said Yuri Kravtsov.

The head of the engineering holding added that Kambulatovsky granite is also used in the work at Nerkasovka Park. It is also called Travniki after the village of the same name in the Chebarkulskiy district of the Chelyabinsk region, located near the deposit.

The Nekrasovka TIH will combine the same name station of the Nekrasovskaya metro line and the above-ground urban transport routes. Its passenger traffic can reach up to 25 million people per year.

The Nekrasovka station was built as part of the first launched section of the Nekrasovskaya Line and was opened in 2019. The second section of the Nekrasovskaya Line was launched in 2020.

Over the past ten years, more than 125 km of metro lines, 61 stations and 11 electric depots were built and commissioned in Moscow with the participation of Mosinzhproekt.