The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

March, 30th was the Kiev Metro’s open day. We are going to show you its largest station that features the largest number of floors. It’s called Dorogozhychi and it’s just turned 12 years old.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The station is situated near a TV center and Babi Yar, a memorial complex built at the site of a series of massacres carried out by the Nazis during their campaign against the Soviet Union.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

An entrance to the station.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

Its two-level vestibule.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

Tiket offices are situated on the lower level.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

There are also a few stores here.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

Here they sell newspapers.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The upper and the lower levels are connected by four escalators and two staircases.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

Token and contactless card machines.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

Turnstiles.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The station is located 76 m underground.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The platform has a length of 104 m.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The station contains a rich combination of decorative materials. Green marble is used for the sides of the passageways, and the lower part of the pylons. White marble is used for the station walls and indents along the portal edges. The ceilings are made from aluminium planes that run perpendicular to the platform length.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

“Dorogozhychi”.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

A train is pulling in.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The station is the last but one so there are not very many people here.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The train is leaving the station.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

Many people disapproved of the design of the new signs installed at the station for Euro 2012.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

We are at the station’s training room.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

These old turnstile are used for training.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

This device is to reload the contactless cards.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

In this room they hold English classes for the personnel to prepare for Euro 2012.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

This is a machinery hall.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

These huge engines make the escalators move.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

A standby engine.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

Escalator control desks.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

Safety tools.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

It’s very noisy in here.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The escalator’s speed is 0.9 mps.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

Power supply.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

Here they ensure train operation safety.

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

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