3 Mine Shaft 14, Dnepropetrovsk

Mine Shaft 14, Dnepropetrovsk

Posted on February 26, 2012 by


Let's move to Dnepropetrovsk and check out how its subway construction is going. Last year, they resumed driving increasing the length of underground working by 100 m. Considerening the amount of work done during the last 10 years, it is a lot. But it's almost nothing in general (they have 4 km more to drive!). In 2011, they mostly worked on mine shaft 14 and that's where we are going.


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This is a construction site for mine shaft 14. In the foreground, you can see a machinery hall.

Mine shaft 14 is marked with a Nokia advertisement installed above the shaft. The mine shaft is 48 m deep. They are going to build Tsentralnaya Station there.

Piles of tubes.

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3 Responses to “Mine Shaft 14, Dnepropetrovsk”

  1. petrohof says:

    by the time it is finished, it will have rusted away to nothing

  2. Osip says:

    100 meters in a single year?? The diggers must have powerful union.

  3. Jordan says:

    Why are they blasting instead of using boring machines?

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