Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Recently in Kiev, there was an opening of the 50th metro station ‘Vystavochny Tsentr’ (and the 500th metro station in the former USSR). It took them less than a year to build it which is not typical of works of this type.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Currently, there are two entrances leading to the metro station.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

One of the entrances is equipped with an escalator.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

A passage.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Modern turnstiles and ticket offices.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

‘Vystavochny Tsentr’.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

It is very unusual to see a clock like this in the metro station. On the whole, the metro station has several non-typical design elements, like the columns near the ticket offices or new direction signs written in two languages, one of which is English.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

A platform.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

’50’ reminds the people of the anniversary status of the metro station.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Temporarily, passengers will board and get off the train from the same side of the platform.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

‘Running in’.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

This is what the metro station looked like just some weeks ago.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Alarm system and block system equipment.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Vestibule construction of ‘Vistavochny Tsentr’ in summer.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

German driving shield ‘Herrenknecht’.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

This is one of the tunnels it drove.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

The rear of the shield.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

The control panel.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

The vestibule.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Some photographs of the tunnels of the new line.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

This counterrail prevents the train from derailing.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

And this is one of the busiest construction sites in Kiev. Here they are building ‘Vasilkovskaya’ metro station. Several hundred people are working here all day long.

The first track is almost completed.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

They’ve installed new, up-to-date lighting.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

The vent shaft will be located above the tunnel.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

That green light goes from mercury lamps.

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Three Metro Stations Under The Badge Of Kiev

Behind that door, there is an operational metro station.

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