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It is planned to be commissioned this year – this is the first station of the southern section of the BCL.
At the Novatorskaya station of the Bolshaya Koltsevaya Line (BCL) of the metro, experts have started the installation of a suspended ceiling made of multi-format panels, said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Urban Development Policy and Construction Andrey Bochkarev.
“The Novatorskaya station complex is in a high degree of readiness. The builders have started the installation of the suspended ceiling, and the lining of the passenger area continues. Of all the stations in the southern section of the Big Circle Line, Novatorskaya will be commissioned first – by the end of 2021, ”said the Deputy Mayor.
The station is being built according to a standard design, but its architectural appearance will be individual – with bright color accents.
“Its main feature is the suspended ceiling, which is made of multi-format triplex panels with three shades of orange colored film. In addition, this is the first Moscow metro station to use glass as a ceiling decoration material. It fully realizes its optical properties: reflection, refraction, color, transparency, luminescence, “said Anna Merkulova, General Director of the Mosproekt-3 group of companies, whose specialists developed the design.
The BKL Novatorskaya station is located at the intersection of Novatorov Street and Leninsky Prospekt. It is planned that it will allow unloading the central interchange hubs and the southern sections of the Sokolnicheskaya, Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya and Serpukhovsko-Timiryazevskaya lines. 570 thousand people will be able to use the station every day.
On the southern section of the BCL, there will be three stations – Zyuzino, Vorontsovskaya and Novatorskaya; they plan to partially open traffic on it this year.
BCL is one of the largest projects in the world metro construction, its length will be 70 kilometers. The line will open 31 stations, from which it will be possible to make transfers to radial metro lines, the Moscow Central Circle, Moscow Central Diameters and ground public transport. Some stations are already open to passengers.
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