Three stops on the green line of the Moscow metro will be closed for the weekend

© RIA Novosti / Ruslan to Krivobokova in photobacteria metro «Voykovskaya» Moscow metro. Archival photoThree stops on the green line of the Moscow metro will be closed for the weekend© RIA Novosti / Ruslan to Krivobokova the image Bank

Three stations Zamoskvoretskaya line of the Moscow metro station «River station» «Water stadium» and «Vojkovsky» — will close December 16 and 17 for connection of new station «Khovrino», reported the press service of the Moscow Department of transport on Wednesday.

«Trains will run only to the station «Sokol». In normal mode, the metro will resume on Monday, December 18, at 05.30 in the morning», — stated in the message.

Passengers will be able to use the free buses which will follow with minimum headways on dedicated lanes.

So, at the time of work between stations «River station» and «Falcon» will be launched as a free route «KM» with stops at stations «Voykovskaya» and «Water stadium».

On the ground will work the inspectors of the center of ensuring mobility of passengers, to help passengers to navigate and select the desired route, and the station «Sokol» security will be on duty security personnel and the police Department on the subway.

For travel compensatory routes will introduce a temporary separate strip on the site of the Leningrad highway from house number 1 to Chapaevsky lane. The vehicle will close the station Belomorskaya street from the Valdai travel to the Leningrad highway, the doubler of the Leningrad highway on a site from the 4th Voykovsky proezd, 3-th voykovskiy proezd, ulitsa Zoi I Aleksandra Kosmodem’yanskikh 4к2 from home to the Leningrad highway.

Limitations in this area associated with the commissioning of the new station «Khovrino».

«According to building regulations during such operations it is necessary to stop the movement of trains on the affected section of the line. Similar work will also be conducted on 23 and 24 December», — explained in the Department.

The new station will improve transport accessibility of the regions of Western Degunino and the left Bank, in addition, with the opening of the Khovrino metro station within walking distance will appear in 80% of people living in the area. The passenger station, according to forecasts, will make about 60 thousand people, and «River station» to unload an average of 20%, and in peak times up to 25%.