Metro engineering

Metro engineering

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2013

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 1,86 km and with 1 station

«Teremky»

Single-vault shallow station and side protecting structures constructed using “wall in the soil” method. The station complex includes: platform section, 2 concourses with blocks of technical premises, passages, exits, local pumping stations (there are elevators for disabled people), emergency exit, station ventilation unit and combined tracking and step-down substation.

2012

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 0,86 km and with 1 station:

«Ipodrom»

Сolumn station according to three running framed structural diagram with balcony and side protecting structures constructed by “wall in the soil” method. The station complex includes: platform section, 2 station concourses with blocks of technical premises, passages, exits, local pumping stations (there are elevators for disabled people), emergency exit, station ventilation unit and combined tracking and step-down substation.

2011

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 1,41 km and with 1 station:

«Vystavkovyi Tsentr»

The station is designed as shallow, single-vault, situated at Vasylkivska Street. The station is equipped with lifts from the floor level of halls to level of passenger platforms and with a lift from ground level to floor level of hall for conveyance of handicapped and accompanying persons.

2010

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 3.79 km and with 3 stations:

«Demiivska»

Demiivska, Golosiivska Stations are designed as shallow, column. Demiivska Station is situated at Golosiivska Avenue. Is situated in abrupt relief, due to which it has non-standard location of hall, to which the passenger goes with 4 escalators from the center of platform. Demiivska Station has one hall. The passages are equipped with lifts for disable persons.

«Golosiivska»

Golosiivska Station has one hall – with exits to Golosiivska Square and passages through Golosiivska Avenue and Vasylkivska Street. There are ramps and lifts for disable persons; you can get to passage through Golosiivska Avenue from ground level through portals.

«Vasylkivska»

Vasylkivska Station is designed as shallow, single-vault. Has two halls connected with platform by means of stairs and lifts for disable persons. All exits to surface from the part of tuberculosis dispensary are covered with pavilions. The station is equipped with lifts and elevators for disable persons.

2008

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 1.09 km and with 1 station:

«Chervonyi Khutir»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column, with side platforms. Has two exits connected with underground passages. The station has different width platforms, the platform towards the center has a raw of columns. Has two ticket window halls connected with entries. The ticket window halls have wide panoramic windows allowing viewing the whole passenger hall of the station. A range of decisions is applied at the station for handicapped persons. The warning line at the edge of the platform is designed from yellow ceramic relief tile that allows for handicapped persons to get oriented better. In addition, the station is equipped with lifts and elevators.

2007

Commissioning of Kharkivskyi Electrical Shed Facilities Complex:

main building with production workshops, administrative 9-storeyed building, compressor station, warehouses, boiler station, waste treatment facilities, pump station, traction substation, etc. The land plot area of electrical shed amounts to 9.6 ha; total length of shed’s tracks is 9.5 km. The production capacities of the shed are designed to carry out technical maintenance and current repairs for 305 wagons, including: 190 wagons – stay in the shed, 115 wagons – stay at line and in repair. Area of building – 31490 m2. Total area of buildings and facilities – 44095 m2.

Kharkivskyi Electrical Shed

2006

Commissioning of Vyrlytsia Station:

«Vyrlytsia»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column, with side platforms. Vyrlytsia Station is the first station of Kyiv Metro with curved form of platforms and even the first underground station of the Kyiv Metro with onshore location of platforms. Has one exit connected with underground passage at Bazhana Avenue. There are no any surface halls.

2005

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 1.6 km and with 1 station:

«Boryspilska»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, single-vault, with two underground halls. Has two exits connected with underground passages at Kharkivska Square. There are no any surface halls.

2004

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 1.6 km and with 1 station:

«Syrets»

The station is designed as deep, pier, equipped with escalator tunnel with four-stripe double-flight escalator. Has one exit situated at intersection of Shchuseva, Stetsenko and Kotovskoho Streets and surface two-storeyed hall.

2003

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 3.25 km and with 2 stations:

«Zhytomyrska»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, single-vault. Has two exits connected with underground passages at Peremohy Avenue and Semashko Street.

«Akademmistechko»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column, with balconies on both sides. Has two exits connected with underground passages at Palladina Avenue, Vernadskoho Boulevard and Uborevycha Street.

2000

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 2.67 km and with 1 station:

«Dorogozhychi»

The station is designed as deep, pier, equipped with escalator tunnel with four-stripe double-flight escalator. Has one exit connected with underground passage at the intersection of Shchuseva and E. Teligy Streets.

1997

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with 1 station:

«Pecherska»

The station is designed as deep, pier, equipped with escalator tunnel with four-stripe one-flight escalator. Has one exit connected with underground passage at Lesi Ukrainky Square. There is no any surface hall.

1996

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 3.1 km and with 1 station:

«Lukianivska»

The station is designed as deep, pier, equipped with escalator tunnel with four-stripe one-flight escalator. Has one exit located between Lukianivska Square and Artema Street. The surface hall is rectangular two-storeyed building.

1994

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 2.6 km and with 2 stations:
 

«Pozniaky»

 
The station is designed as shallow, double-vault with asymmetric flights. The station has two exits connected with underground passages at the intersection of M. Bazhana and P. Grygorenko Avenues. There are no any surface halls.

 

«Kharkivska»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, single-vault. Has two exits connected with underground passages at the intersection of M. Bazhana Avenue and Revutskoho Street. There are no any surface halls.

1992

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 4.2 km and with 2 stations:

«Slavutych»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column, has underground hall with two platforms. Has one exit connected with underground passage at the intersection of M. Bazhana Avenue and Zarichna Street. There are no any surface halls.

«Osokorky»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, single-flight, the single in Kyiv and the first in the CIS countries in which the fountains were in the underground hall. Has underground hall with two platforms. Has two exits connected with underground passages in intersection of M. Bazhana Avenue and Dniprovska Naberezhna. There are no any surface halls.

1991

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 4.4 km and with 2 stations:

«Druzhby Narodiv»

The station is designed as deep, pier, equipped with escalator tunnel with three-stripe one-flight escalator. Has one exit connected with underground hall leading to underground passage under Druzhby Narodiv Boulevard. There is no any surface hall.

 

 

 

«Vydubychi»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column, has underground hall with two platforms. Has two exits to underground halls. One of them leads to underground passage under road interchanges at the intersection of Naddniprianske Highway and Promyslova Street, the other one – to Vydubychi railway platform and Vydubychi Bus Station. There are no any surface halls. The second exit was opened in June 2001.

1989

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 1.9 km and with 3 stations:
 

«Zoloti Vorota»

 
The station is designed as deep, column, equipped with three-stripe one-flight escalator. Has one exit and also connected by underground passage with Teatralna Station. The surface hall is situated in the first floor of the building, at the corner of Volodymyrska Street and Zolotovoritskyi Proizd.

«Palats Sportu»

The station is designed as deep, column, equipped with three-stripe one-flight escalator. The station has one exit connected with underground passage at Esplanadna Street and Sportyvna Square and also connected by means of escalator tunnel with Ploshcha Lva Tolstoho Station. There is no any surface hall.

 

 

«Klovska» (former name Mechnykova)

The station is designed as deep, pier, equipped with three-stripe one-flight escalator. Has one exit combined with underground passage at Mechnykova Street. There is no any surface hall.

1987

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 0.1 km and with 1 station:

«Teatralna» (former name Leninska)

The station is designed as deep, pier, equipped with four-stripe escalator. The station is built-in in already existing underground line in order to ensure the intersection with a new Syretsko-Pecherska Line. The station has one exit combined with underground passage at the intersection of Bogdana Khmelnytskoho and Pushkinska Streets and also connected by means of escalator tunnel with Zoloti Vorota Station. There is no any surface hall.

1984

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 2.3 km and with 2 stations:

«Palats Ukraina» (former name Chervonoarmiyska)

The station is designed as deep, equipped with three-stripe one-flight escalator. The station has one exit connected with underground passage under Velyka Vasylkivska Street. There is no any surface hall.

 

 

 

«Lybidska» (former name Dzerzhynska)

The station is designed as deep, with narrow pylons, equipped with three-stripe one-flight escalator. The station has one exit connected with underground passage under Lybidska Square. There is no any surface hall.

1982

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 2.2 km and with 2 stations:

«Minska»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, has underground hall with two platforms. Single-vault, on both sides connected by stairs with underground halls leading to underground passages, to urban streets (Minska Square, Obolonskyi Avenue, Marshala Tymoshenko Street).

 

«Geroiv Dnipra»

The station is designed as shallow, column, three-flight, has underground hall with two platforms. The vaults of the hall are supported by two rows of columns. The hall of the station on both sides is connected by stairs with underground halls. The exits and entries to halls are designed in a single complex with road interchange at the intersection of Obolonskyi Avenue and Geroiv Dnipra Street.

1981

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 2.1 km and with 2 stations:

«Ploshcha Lva Tolstoho»

The station is designed as deep, pier. The station is a part of connection hub between Syretsko-Pecherska and Kurenivsko-Chervonoarmiyska Lines. The middle halls of Palats Sportu and Ploshcha Lva Tolstoho Stations are connected by means of escalator tunnel in which double-flight four-stripe escalators are installed. Has one exit connected with underground passage at Lva Tolstoho Square. There is no any surface hall.

«Olimpiiska»

The station is designed as deep, pier. The station is connected with underground hall by means of three-stripe escalator. Exit to city: to Chervonoarmiyska Street to Olimpiiskyi National Sport Complex, Theater of Operetta, Planetarium, State Administration of Golosiivskyi District.

1980

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 4.4 km and with 3 stations:

«Tarasa Shevchenko»

The station is designed as shallow, column. The distance between the columns is enlarged – to 6 meters instead of 4 meters. The station has one hall combined with underground passage to Mezhygirska Street. There is no any surface hall.

«Pochayna» (former name «Petrivka»)

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column. Has underground hall with two platforms. The flights of the hall are supported by two rows of columns. The hall of the station is connected by stairs with two underground halls. The north hall leads to underground passage to Moskovskyi Avenue and Petrivka Marketplace, the south hall – to Verbova Street, to Kyiv-Petrivka Railway Station.

«Obolon»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column. This station is similar to Petrivka Station but has only one difference – there is a beam over the columns with eaves and usual lighting of platform at this station. Has underground hall with two platforms. The flights of the hall are supported by two rows of columns. The hall of the station is connected by stairs with two underground halls leading to underground passages at Obolonskyi Avenue and Marshala Malynovskoho Street.

1979

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 1.2 km and with 1 station:

«Lisova» (former name Pionerska)

The typical surface station with off-boarding platform, has two exits connected with underground passages at Brovarskyi Avenue. In 2005 after the station reconstruction the second exit (entry) from Lisova Station was built and opened together with underground passages, with total structural volume 7848 m2. All works were performed without discontinuance of metro trains service.

1976

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 2.3 km and with 3 stations:

«Maidan Nezalezhnosti » (former name Ploshcha Zhovtnevoi Revoliutsii)

The station is designed as deep, with new structural layout – column. The station has one exit connected with underground passage at Maidan Nezalezhnosti. There is no any surface hall. Maidan Nezalezhnosti Station is connected with Khreshchatyk Station by means of two passages – escalator and pedestrian tunnels. The four-stripe single-flight escalators are installed in the escalator tunnel.

«Poshtova Ploshcha»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column. The project name of the station is Richnyi Vokzal. The station has one exit connected with underground passage at Volodymyrskyi uzviz Street. There is no any surface hall.

«Kontraktova Ploshcha» (former name Chervona Ploshcha)

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column. The station has two exits connected with underground passages under Square of the same name. There are no any surface halls.

1971

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 4.2 km and with 3 stations:

«Beresteiska» (former name Zhovtneva)

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column, has two escalators up-hill. Has one exit connected with underground passage at Peremohy Avenue. There are no any surface halls.

«Nyvky»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column, of one project with Sviatoshyn Station. Has two exits connected with underground passages at Shcherbakova Street and Peremohy Avenue. There are no any surface halls.

«Sviatoshyn»

The station is designed as shallow, from precast concrete units, column, of one project with Nyvky Station. Has two exits connected with underground passages at Peremohy Avenue. One of the passages is connected with Sviatoshyn Railway Station. There are no any surface halls.

1968

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 1.3 km and with 1 station:

«Chernihivska»(former name Komsomolska)

The typical surface station with off-board and one side platforms. Before Lisova Station was opened, passenger unloading was carried out to side platform which is not used now. The station has two exits located at the intersection of Brovarskyi Avenue and Bratyslavska Street.

1965

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 4.2 km and with 3 stations:

«Hydropark»

The typical surface station with off-boarding platform, in 1973 the right platform was built at the first track. Has two exits connected with underground passages under metro line, the second exit was built in 1990.

«Livoberezhna»

The typical surface station with off-boarding platform, the single of the Kyiv Metro stations which is located at bridge, has two halls built to portal-exits that considerably enlarges traffic capacity of the station.

«Darnytsia»

The typical surface station with off-boarding platform, has two exits: the first one is connected with underground passage at Brovarskyi Avenue, the second one – through surface passage to Popudrenko Street which was built and opened after reconstruction in 2006. All works were performed without discontinuance of metro trains service.

1963

Commissioning of Kyiv Metro Section with total length 3.3 km and with 2 stations:

«Politekhnichnyi Instytut»

The station is designed as deep but its structure was renewed. At this station for the first time not cast-iron but reinforced-concrete tubbings were used – it is invention of design institute’s designers. Has three underground halls – middle and two halls with platforms. The halls of the station are connected internally by means of rows of passages-portals which intersperse with pylons. The middle hall is connected with surface hall by means of escalator tunnel in which three-stripe single-flight escalators are installed.

«Shuliavska» (former name Zavod Bolshevyk)

The station is designed as deep, pier. Has three underground halls – middle and two halls with platforms. The halls of the station are connected internally by means of rows of passages-portals which intersperse with pylons. The middle hall is connected with surface hall by means of two escalator tunnels between which intermediate hall is located. The three-stripe double-flight escalators are installed in the escalator tunnel in order to escalate and down. The hall is two-storeyed: on the first floor – round escalator and ticket window halls, on the second floor – ringed cafe.

1960

Commissioning of the first Kyiv Metro Section with total length 5.2 km and with 5 stations:

«Vokzalna»

The station is designed as deep. Has three underground halls – middle and two halls with platforms. The halls of the station are connected internally by means of rows of passages-portals which intersperse with pylons. The underground hall is connected with surface hall by means of three-stripe single-flight escalator. The surface hall has two-storeyed building adjoining to suburban railway building of Kyiv-Pasazhyrskyi Station.

«Universytet»

The station is designed as deep. Has two escalators and two underground halls. The two-stripe triple-flight escalators are installed in each escalator tunnels in order to escalate and down. Has three underground halls – middle and two halls with platforms. The halls of the station are connected internally by means of rows of passages-portals which intersperse with pylons. The middle hall is connected with surface hall by means of two escalator tunnels between which intermediate hall is located.

«Khreshchatyk»

The station is designed as deep. Has three underground halls – middle and two halls with platforms. The halls of the station are connected internally by means of rows of passages-portals which intersperse with pylons. The middle hall has two exits. The western exit is connected by means of escalator tunnel with three-stripe single-flight escalator with surface hall leading to Khreshchatyk Street. The eastern exit was built in 1963 and connected with escalator tunnel with three-stripe single-flight escalator leading to hall at Arkhitektora Gorodetskoho Street and to escalator tunnel with three-stripe single-flight escalator to surface hall at Instytutska Street. The station is interchange station between Sviatoshyno-Brovarska and Kurenivsko-Chervonoarmiiska Lines. The connection hub connects Khreshchatyk Station with Maidan Nezalezhnosti Station. The station has three surface halls. The first one is mounted in building under No. 19-A at Khreshchatyk Street, the second one is mounted in building under No. 13 at Arkhitektora Gorodetskoho Street, and the third one is located at 6, Instytutska Street.

«Arsenalna»

The station is designed as deep, English type – the single in Kyiv without central hall, three-stripe double-flight escalator. The middle hall is connected with each platform by means of two passages-portals. There is a separate passage between two platforms. The escalator tunnels are connected internally by means of intermediate hall. The surface hall is rectangular domed building. The intermediate hall is located in the tunnel, between underground and surface halls, from this intermediate hall the passengers pass to the second stripe of escalator. This station is the deepest station in the Kyiv Metro and one of the deepest metro stations in the world. It is located at depth of 105 m. This station has also the longest escalator the world. As a comparison, unfinished Admiralteyskaya Station (Saint-Petersburg) is located at depth of 100 m, Universitet Station – 87 m, Komendantskiy Avenue Prospekt (Saint-Petersburg) – 75 m, Sportivnaya Station (Saint-Petersburg) – 70 m. The deepest metro station in the world is situated in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, in Pyongyang (approximately 120 m). The depth of the station considerably affected the structure of the station. The thick pylons of the station are opened for passengers pass only in two places at platform. The service premises occupy almost the whole central hall that is not very convenient for passengers, however allowed shortening the length of the station.

«Dnipro»

It is the first surface station of onshore type in the Kyiv Metro, located near the steep hill of Dnipro River. You can see the Dnipro great spaces from the side platforms which are represented as a bridge over the quay. The extension of the bridge is the metro bridge combined with automotive bridge by means of arch construction. From platforms the bridge is visually and functionally separated by vertical glass and concrete spaces in which straight-stairs for passengers are located.

«Teatralna»

The station is designed as deep, traditionally pier. Has three underground halls – middle and two halls with platforms. The halls of the station are connected internally by means of rows of passages-portals which intersperse with pylons. The middle hall is connected by means of escalator tunnel with underground hall leading to underground passage, to city streets. The four-stripe single-flight escalators are installed in the escalator tunnel in order to escalate and down. The station is a part of connection hub between Syretsko-Pecherska and Sviatoshyno-Brovarska Lines. The middle halls of Teatralna and Zoloti Vorota Stations are connected by means of escalator tunnel in which four-stripe single-flight escalators are installed.