There will be innovations in the Baku Metro in the future, chief engineer for the operation of the Baku Metro CJSC Alikhan Osmanov told reporters on November 8.
Osmanov said that it is planned to renovate existing stations with new equipment.
“Contracts will also be concluded with CJSC Metrowagonmash (Russia) to renovate the fleet and organize the movement of trains on new lines and purchase new-generation carriages. Fifteen carriages were purchased from the plant and commissioned in 2016,” noted the chief engineer.
The carriages are equipped with air conditioning system, said Osmanov adding that the new generation carriages will be much more convenient than the previous ones.
Osmanov further said that twelve stations of the "purple" line of Baku Metro CJSC will be constructed till 2025.
He said that the land plots for the construction of those stations have already been allocated.
A "purple" line will stretch to Baku’s Garachukhur settlement,” he said. “Two stations of this purple line, namely, "Avtovagzal" and "Memar Ajami-2" have already been put into operation. The construction of a number of other stations is underway.”
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