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The area around the Riga station it is planned to build a large office building, housing. Here will be a transport hub.

With the concept of building of territory of the Riga freight yard will be determined by the end of this year. The project will be chosen with the help of the international architectural competition, said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow on urban policy and construction Marat Khusnullin.

In the development of the concept involving five consortiums including companies from USA, Japan, Netherlands, Russia. “The companies that participate in the competition, working with Russian architects”, — said Marat Khusnullin.

It is planned to build a major office center, which will move all of the services of JSC “RZD”, as well as a number of residential properties.

“We have an abandoned industrial zone to turn into nice, well-maintained, safe neighborhood. I think that before the end of the year will make the final decision on the concept,” — said Marat Khusnullin.

Will focus on the development of transport infrastructure will make new roads, flyovers, pedestrian crossings. In the area of the Riga station will be created a major transport interchange hub. Its membership will include the station “Rizhskaya” of the Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya metro line, “Rzhevskaya” Great circle line (under construction) and the railway platform.

“All this is to ensure that as little time Muscovites spend on the road. People came out from home or office, sat down and went. This is our urban strategy. We plan to build 153 transport hub,” — said Marat Khusnullin.

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