Medvedev was shown the metro station «Novorostovskaya» in St. Petersburg

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Stuckinarut in fotoreceptor of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev during a visit to metro station Novorostovskaya in Saint-Petersburg. May 16, 2018Medvedev was shown the metro station «Novorostovskaya» in St. Petersburg© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Stuckinarut the image Bank

The leaders of the St. Petersburg Metrostroy and Governor Georgy Poltavchenko has shown the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev the new station of St. Petersburg metro «Novorostovskaya», which is preparing to open.

Station «Novorostovskaya» located near the stadium «Sankt-the Petersburg arena». As reported by Medvedev builders, she has big, compared to other metro stations dimensions as were designed for increased passenger flow ahead of the world Cup.

The station is decorated in a marine style, it became the highlight of the 3D panel with images of the Gulf in different seasons, which have replaced the traditional mosaic.

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Here for the first time will work travelators domestic production, designed and manufactured in Saint-Petersburg. On one of them the head of government passed.

Then he looked at the passenger screening point and check the operation of the electronic rack passenger assistance. The challenge Medvedev immediately replied the Manager, offering the necessary assistance. However, the leaders of the St. Petersburg underground themselves told the Prime Minister about all the features of the station and routes of the metro.

They showed him the new vending machines for tickets. The Prime Minister went through the turnstile and descended to the platform on the escalator. During the tour he was told that the new station is designed specifically for the convenience of people with disabilities.

According to the builders, unique «Novorostovskaya» in Russia does not exist, as its construction was carried out by a new method «top-down», another technical achievement is the excavation of the distillation of the double-track tunnel with a length of 5.2 kilometers.

In addition, as Medvedev said, the station is built on an artificially created area in the Western part of Krestovsky island, where four years ago was the Gulf of Finland.

After talking with the plant workers and builders, Medvedev agreed to go to the train standing at the platform. After inspecting the car, he looked into the cab, where he spoke about the peculiarities of the construction of new tunnels and capabilities of train control.

It is expected that for passengers the station will open may 27, the Day of the city, and will be 68 station of the Saint Petersburg metro.