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It will connect MCD-2 stations, Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya and Bolshaya Koltsevaya metro lines, as well as city buses.

The main construction work at the station of the Moscow Central Diameter (MCD-2) is expected to be completed by the printers by the end of 2021. It will receive its first passengers in 2022.

According to Sergei Sobyanin, the new station will become part of one of the largest transport hubs in the capital. TPU “Pechatniki” will unite the existing station of the Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya line, the MCD-2 and BKL stations under construction, and will also provide communication with ground transport and the nearest highways.

“Several gigantic construction projects have come together at once. Firstly, the reconstruction of railways, MCD-2, and secondly, the construction of a large underground metro ring – BKL, Pechatniki station. This is the operating station “Pechatniki”, the South-East Expressway, work is underway here to develop surface urban transport, landscaping, connecting two districts – Pechatnikov and Tekstilshchikov. All this creates, of course, tremendous opportunities to improve the transport situation in at least three districts of Moscow. I think that the main work will be completed next year, ”said the Mayor of Moscow while inspecting construction work at Pechatniki station.

Sergei Sobyanin also congratulated railway workers on the Day of the Railwayman, which is celebrated on August 1.

He noted that the Moscow railway has played a great role in the development of the capital, today it employs thousands of people.

“In recent years, the railway has become not just a mainline transport that transports from one part of the country to another, but also a part of the city’s public transport. Hundreds of thousands of residents of the Moscow region and Moscow use its services every day. Together with the railroad workers, we are improving commuter traffic, created the MCC, built two and are working on three more Moscow Central Diameters, which are unique projects in terms of developing passenger transport, ”added Sergei Sobyanin.

Modern city station

The Pechatniki railway station is being built between the stations of Lyublino (formerly Kubanskaya) and Tekstilshchiki MCD-2. As a result, another modern city station will appear at MCD-2. The total area of ​​Pechatniki will be 11.5 thousand square meters, including two island platforms with full-length canopies that protect passengers from rain, snow and sun, an overhead passage with two passenger lobbies (concourse), where turnstiles, ticket offices and waiting rooms will be placed, and pedestrian tunnel under the railway tracks (in the area of ​​Shkuleva street).

Thanks to the organization of a barrier-free environment, including 10 escalators and five elevators, the station will be convenient for passengers with limited mobility: the elderly, parents with strollers, passengers with children and luggage, people with disabilities.

On the overground passage, passengers of MCD-2 trains will be able to cross the South-Eastern Expressway and get off to Polbina and Shosseynaya streets to change trains on the metro. Through the pedestrian tunnel it will be possible to get to Lyublinskaya Street, thus a convenient and safe walking route will appear that will connect two districts – Pechatniki and Tekstilshchiki. Now, in order to cross the railway and get to the Pechatniki metro station, residents of the nearest microdistricts located on Lyublinskaya, Shkulev, Artyukhina, Malyshev and others streets need to make a detour several kilometers and spend about 30 minutes on it.


Construction of the Pechatniki station MCD-2 began at the end of 2019. Currently, work is underway to install the metal structures of the lobby, engineering systems on passenger platforms and finishing the elevated pedestrian crossing over the South-East Expressway. The construction readiness of the station is 68 percent.

Oleg Toni, Deputy General Director of Russian Railways OJSC, said that the work was going ahead of schedule. The builders intend to maintain this pace in the future.

“In the middle of next year, the large Pechatniki transport hub will be put into operation. The facility with an area of ​​11.5 thousand square meters is a truly unique building with a barrier-free environment, Wi-Fi, wonderful lighting. Everything that Muscovites and guests of the capital are already accustomed to will be done here. We are trying to keep this brand, I am sure that we will succeed, ”said Oleg Toni.

It is expected that by 2025 the station Pechatniki will be used by about 8.5 thousand passengers per day, and by 2030 the passenger traffic will grow by about 30 percent.

According to experts, the opening of the Pechatniki MCD-2 station will reduce the load on the Tekstilshchiki metro station (by about seven percent) and adjacent streets, including Yuzhnoportovaya, Shosseynaya and Lyublinskaya streets (by 10-15 percent).

The Pechatniki railway station will become part of a large transport interchange hub (TPU), which will unite MCD-2, Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya and Bolshaya ring metro lines, and surface urban passenger transport.

In the future, the transfer between the MCD and the metro, organized according to the principle of “dry feet”, will take a few minutes. Now the way from the nearest operating station MCD-2 (Lyublino) to the Pechatniki metro station is more than one kilometer and takes about 15 minutes, while you need to walk down the street and cross the road.

The main difficulty in the implementation of the TPU project is that near the existing Pechatniki metro station of the Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya line, work is simultaneously underway on the construction of the stations of the same name MCD-2 and the Big Circle Metro Line, as well as sections of the South-Eastern Expressway, including a traffic intersection at the intersection with Lublinskaya street. Currently, 877 people work at these facilities, 116 pieces of equipment are involved.

It is expected that TPU Pechatniki will be used by about 80 thousand passengers per day. Thanks to the creation of the TPU, local residents will be able to build alternative travel routes around the city. Passengers from the region, when traveling to Moscow, will be able to use the new transport hub, through which they can transfer to the Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya and Bolshaya ring metro lines and ground transport. The opening of the TPU will improve transport services for over 360 thousand Muscovites – residents of the Pechatniki, Lyublino and Tekstilshchiki districts.

Second diameter

The length of MCD-2 “Kursk-Rizhsky” (Nakhabino – Podolsk) is 80 kilometers. There are 35 stations on the line (including Shchukinskaya, which replaced Pokrovskoe-Streshnevo), from 12 of them you can make a convenient transfer to the metro and the Moscow Central Circle. Estimated travel time from Nakhabino to Podolsk is 122 minutes. Passengers are transported by new 11-car Ivolgi.

Thanks to MCD-2, transport services have improved for residents of Nakhabino, Krasnogorsk, Podolsk and other nearby settlements. The center of the capital has become closer to residents of about 30 Moscow districts.

In 2019–2021, new stations Volokolamskaya, Penyagino, Ostafyevo, Kuryanovo and Shchukinskaya were built and opened on the MCD-2 line, stopping points Opalikha, Nakhabino and Podolsk were reconstructed.

By the end of 2021, it is planned to complete the construction of the Pechatniki station, which will become part of a large transport hub in the southeast of Moscow, uniting MCD-2, Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya and the Bolshaya ring metro line, which is under construction, and surface urban transport.

In 2022, Maryina Roshcha station will appear at MCD-2. It will become part of the TPU and will be integrated with the existing metro station of the Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya line, and in the future – with the stations of the same name on the Big Circle Metro Line and MCD-4.

The possibility of building another station – Kotlyakovo (planned date – 2024) is being considered.

Thus, in the future, the number of stops at MCD-2 should increase to 38, and the number of transfer stations – to 15.

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