By Aynur Karimova
Baku Metro CJSC is planning to establish its first two stations of the ‘violet’ line – ‘Avtovokzal" and ‘Memar Ajami-2’, Head of the company’s press service Nasimi Pashayev told Trend.
He noted major construction worksto establishthese stations are almost completed, and currently, works on the installation of the necessary equipments and systems are underway.
“Works on the construction of the stations are underway, and in accordance with the plans, their commissioning is expected later this year,” Pashayev added.
Earlier, Chairman of Baku Metro Zaur Huseynov said Azerbaijan will set up two stations of the ‘violet line’-B-3 and B-4 into operation in 2016 and 2017.
The ‘violet line’ of Baku subway will consist of 12 stations.
The network of Baku subway is expected to get enlarged to 119 km with five lines and up to 76 stations by 2030. Right now, eight stations and two train depots are under construction.
Some subways are also expected to be opened in the most populated and developed cities of the country, including Sumgayit, Nakhchivan and Ganja.
The new stations of Baku Metro will be built based on the most modern technologies. They would be equipped with modern platforms, lobbies, escalators as well as new signaling and control systems.
Also, Baku Metro will change its appearance in the coming years and will make new stations based on the most modern technologies.