St. Petersburg authorities may terminate the contract with «Metrostroy»

© RIA Novosti / Anatoly to Medidirect in fotobanka the St. Petersburg metro. Archival photoSt. Petersburg authorities may terminate the contract with «Metrostroy»© RIA Novosti / Anatoly to Medidirect the image Bank

The authorities of St. Petersburg may terminate the contract with «Metro» because of the failure of terms of commissioning the three stations of the Frunzensky metro radius, said Vice-Governor Igor Albin.

According to him, the probability of termination is very high, the appropriate decision will be taken by the city government.

«The metro construction needs to be fully competitive environment in matters of survey, design and construction works,» said Albin.

He also noted that the authorities want to increase the proportion of «Metrostroy».

«Now two challenges — create competitive environment, the second is an improvement of the company, because «Metrostroy» is the story, this is one of the flagships of development of underground spaces. Therefore, the capitalization is a way of increasing the share of the city, and improve manageability of the company. If we assignoe to 130 billion rubles in the total package for the construction of the subway, why the city can’t increase its share,» concluded the Vice-Governor.

The station «Prospect of Glory», «Danube Avenue», «southern» and depots «South» was scheduled to open before the end of 2018. In the «Metrostroy» reported that the company is committed to «adhere to deadlines».

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