Sobyanin invited the public to come up with a name for the Third interchange circuit

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly Belowcustomer one of the stations of the Moscow metro. Archival photoSobyanin invited the public to come up with a name for the Third interchange circuit© RIA Novosti / Vitaliy Belousov

Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin has offered the residents of the capital to think over the title for the Third interchange circuit (TST), or underground metro ring, during the voting in the project «Active citizen».

«TPK is one of the biggest projects of metro construction in the world. In the active phase of construction for 25 kilometers. This year we introduce the first station. Delivery of the entire ring scheduled for 2020-2021 year. Time to get together to come up with his name. Vote on the Active citizen portal,» wrote the mayor on Wednesday on his official page in social network «Vkontakte».

Voting in the project «Active citizen» was opened on 21 June. Options for choice of name in voting no, so that residents can come and suggest a name or vote for keeping the name. Among other options was «Difficult to answer» and «This should solve the professionals.»

The construction of the North-Eastern section of the Third interchange circuit of the metro began in January 2016. The total length of the TBM will be 61 kilometers, it will accommodate 28 stations. Planned 17 intersections with radial subway lines, the 7 intersections with the radial lines of Railways, and 2 intersections with the Moscow ring railway. With the opening of the WPK passengers will not have to go downtown to sit on a nearby branch or other form of transport. As a result, the citizens will save from 20 minutes to an hour.

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