Rustam Minnikhanov and Ilsur Metshin visited the Sakharov station under construction of the second subway line in Kazan
Today, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov visited
the Sakharov station under construction of the second subway line in Kazan. The
Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin, the management of MUE “Metroelektrotrans” and JSC
“Kazmetrostroy” accompanied him.
Construction of the first section of the second metro
line from the Fuchik station to the Sakharov station began in 2018. Today, the main
works are in progress: base concreting and excavation of the two tunnels. Marat
Rakhimov, Director General JSC “Kazmetrostroy” noted that the length of the
tunnels is 2.2 km. The first vehicle, which started on April 23 this year, has presently
covered 1.1 km. Today, with the participation of Tatarstan President, the
second tunneling complex was launched.
Marat Rakhimov added that employees prepared the site
for the construction of the station “100th anniversary of the TASSR”.
In general, at the entire second subway line, the work on re-laying and tabbing
of the engineering networks continues, Tatarstan President’s Press Office reports.
Rustam Minnikhanov wished the builders a successful construction
and urged to comply with all security measures.
For information, the second line of the Kazan metro
will connect five districts of the city: Privolzhsky, Sovetsky,
Novo-Savinovsky, Moskovsky and Kirovsky.
The construction of the second subway line is divided
into several stages. The length of the first section from the Fuchik station to
the Sakharov station will be 5.37 km and will include four stations - Fuchik,
10th sub- district, 100th anniversary of the TASSR,