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Work will take place on weekdays at night and on weekends — around the clock.
“Since 2011 in the capital is implementing a program for modernization of the tram traffic. It includes not only the construction of new lines, but the track repair and upgrading of rolling stock. The Moscow panel agreed on the project of capital repair of tram ways in the street Shabolovka. The work will be done on weekdays at night and on weekends — around the clock. The movement of trams will remain unchanged,” — said Valery Leonov.
In total, will upgrade more than three miles of paths. Builders dismantle the existing structure will put a new one and replace the contact network. The position of the paths will be left unchanged. The project also includes replacement of manholes existing manholes and laying of cable lines.
At the time of construction experts will install a fence, dividing barriers and temporary road signs. After major repair of tram ways will start landscaping of the adjacent territory.
The tram network in the city
Starting in 2010, the capital was reconstructed more than 220 km of tram track (52 per cent). Technologies are used that allow to reduce the noise level when driving trams. In addition, a separation of the tram tracks so they couldn’t move another vehicle.
The separation of the tramways provided a 60 percent reduction in the number of accidents at such sites. A 10-fold decrease in the number of delays trams, which were caused by traffic accidents or improper Parking unauthorized vehicles. Traffic speed has increased by 20 percent, and the number of passengers increased by 15 percent.
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