What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

Road regulations must be observed underground too. You don’t think anymore that you know everything about the Moscow Metro after reading our previous articles about it, do you (1, 2)? Do you want to find out more about it and its utility lines? So, go ahead!

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

With these enormous ventilators they ventilate the tunnels and stations of the metro.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

The ventilators from behind.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

These shutters regulate the air stream.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

With this hermetic door, they could cut off the venting channel in case of a war or an anthropogenic accident.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

This is how all metro tracks end.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

A hermetic door to block the tunnel.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

An entrance leading into the vent shaft.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

Another hermetic door.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

A door lock striker.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

In this room situated under the station platform, they usually lay cables.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

The illuminated sign ‘Dangerous Zone’ warns those who love to ride on top of a metro train.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

Bends and curves.

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations

Location: Moscow

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2 thoughts on “What You Did Not Know About Metro Stations”

  1. The hermetic doors are more commonly use as fire protection. They allow parts of the system to be sealed off in the event of accident and fire. Any fumes can then be vented out of the tunnels before they spread beyond the immediate area. This protects crowds at stations beyond the fire location and limits the number of casualties.

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