Saturday, 19 June 2010

Construction of left bank subway line in Kyiv to start in 2011

The construction of the Troyeschyna-Osokorky subway line on the left bank of the River Dnipro will start next year, Deputy Head of Kyiv City State Administration Anatoliy Holubchenko has said.

"We will launch construction of this line the next year," he said at a session of Kyiv City Council on Thursday.

Holubchenko noted that this line includes six stations (Prospekt Vatutina, Kashtanova, Draizera, Saburova, Tsvetayevoi and Myloslavska) and a depot in Troeschyna district. The total cost of the first stage is UAH 3.4 billion.

The work on land allocation for this subway line is in progress at the moment, while the financing issue of the construction remains unsolved, Holubchenko added.

The deputy head of Kyiv City State Administration also said that the construction of the Rayduzhna subway station on the Podilsko-Vyhurivska subway line would start in 2011.

"We will launch the construction of the Rayduzhna subway station next year – it is necessary for the construction of the roadway section of the Podilsky Bridge," Holubchenko said. He also added that the Podilsko-Vyhurivska subway line from the Hlybochytska station to the Rayduzhna station consists of six stations. The total cost of the construction work on this project, including the Troeschyna branch line, is UAH 5.5 billion.

Holubchenko also said that the Podilsko-Vyhurivska line consists of six stations: Hlybochytska, Podilska, Sudobudivelna, Trukhaniv Ostriv, Zalyv Desenka and Rayduzhna.

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