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At the Vnukovo station, the work is at the initial stage, and at the Pykhtino station, almost 40 percent have been completed.

The section of the extension of the Kalininsko-Solntsevskaya metro line from the Rasskazovka station to the Vnukovo station is 27 percent complete.

“The overall readiness of the section of the yellow metro line under construction to Vnukovo airport is estimated at 27 percent. Currently, monolithic work is underway at the stations of the site: at the Vnukovo station, work is at the initial stage, at the Pykhtino station, almost 40 percent have been completed, ”said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow in the Moscow Government for urban planning policy and construction

Andrey Bochkarev.

Vnukovo will become the first airport in Russia with its own metro station. In addition, with the commissioning of the new section, the transport accessibility of two districts of the capital – TyNAO and ZAO – will improve.

On the section of the extension of the Kalininsko-Solntsevskaya metro line, specialists are erecting monolithic tunnel structures between the metro bridge and the starting pit on the section towards the Vnukovo station.

“The builders are performing work on the preparation of the metro bridge for painting and waterproofing,” said Yuri Kravtsov, General Director of Mosinzhproekt JSC.

In addition, the tunneling of both running tunnels continues between the Pykhtino and Rasskazovka stations. “At the same time, the construction of the enclosing structure using the“ wall in the ground ”method is under way to construct a dismantling pit behind the existing dead ends of the Rasskazovka station: 517 cubic meters of concrete from 1858 have already been laid,” explained Yuri Kravtsov.

Construction of a metro section to Vnukovo airport has begun

The development of the metro network is one of the priority areas of work to solve the transport problems of the capital. Until 2024, outside the Moscow Ring Road (in the Troitsky and Novomoskovsky administrative areas, and CJSC), they plan to open more eight metro stations… To date, 29 stations of the Moscow Metro are located on the outside of the Moscow Ring Road, by 2024 their number will increase to 37. In total, over the past 10 years in Moscow built173 kilometers of metro lines and the Moscow Central Ring, 88 stations and 10 electric depots.

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