Artistic Ceramics in the Moscow subway.

A year ago solemnly marked the 70th anniversary of the Moscow Metro. Moscow Metro — a unique underground museum, which contains works by the most talented artists working in a variety of genres, styles and techniques. In the early 30-ies of XX century, young architects, designers and artists have managed to create an unprecedented synthesis of three different styles. They combined classic architecture, rationalism and modernism in art system stable. Later, a new style incorporates sculptures and mosaics, paintings and ceramics, metal and glass from their rich palette of possibilities. In the metro imprinted life, dreams and aspirations of several

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The plans of the Moscow underground to continue the reconstruction of the subway as usual

East lobby station «Revolution Square» Pokrovskaya line of the Moscow metro, closed on December 8 last year, will be opened after reconstruction and replacement of the escalators at the end of 2009.

— At the end of the year will open the lobby, and in September the start to the finish of the lobby at the same time starting the installation of escalators, — said the deputy director of the reconstruction of JSC «Metroinzhrekonstruktsiya» Alexander Logatchev. — Being redevelopment premises and repairs and restoration, that is, putting in order of finishing.

Entrance Hall station — object of cultural heritage.

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Automation of train control on the subway.

An urgent problem is the technological development of underground development and implementation of automated process control system (APCS). These include control system: the movement of trains, escalators, power supply and other devices.

The greatest effect is given an automated train control system to improve the accuracy and intensity of the movement, release the driver of the large number of management operations by train, using the optimal modes of trains and reduce operating costs.

Currently, the Leningrad subway operated a complex system of automatic train control (KSAUP), and in Moscow — a complex system of automatic train control (KSAUDP). Each

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30 years old Minsk metro

Minsk metro — One of the most Young in Europe. And therefore, one of the more moderate in terms of duration of lines, number of stations, the coverage of urban areas. Two lanes of the Minsk metro have a total length of a little more than 30 km, compared with hundred square meters km major U.S. city, the Asian States or Europe.The plans — 4 pagesCurrently there are 23 in Minsk subway station. Two more are being built in the neighborhood Uruchcha side ("Borisov tract" and actually "Uruchcha") and three — from the Institute of Culture in the direction of

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Lady fell on the rails in the subway

As said BelaPAN senior inspector group info and public relations for the protection of underground ATC Artem Goroshevich, accident happened at 10.05. Inhabitant of the 1961 birth became ill, and she fell onto the rails. "Passengers on the platform began to signal the operator to train coming, and he made a critical braking. Train braked to 70 inches from the ladies" — told the Chief Inspector. ATC staff on the protection of underground lady raised on the platform and called for an ambulance. According to preliminary data, the victim did not receive severe injuries. "The lady was conscious and talking

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In pictures: the beginning of penetration branches in the depot Likhobory (Moscow)

Author photo essay — Alexander "Russos" Popov

Yesterday, at the construction site electrodepot "Likhobory" was launched TBM "Herrenknecht" "Alexander." Complex to go 2,750 meters — actually a branch in the depot and the span between the stations "Upper Likhobory" and "District".

1. Fully assembled and ready to set.

 2. TBM "Herrenknecht» S-770, "Alexander." The complex is new, released in 2013 specifically for the Moscow subway construction.

3. In October, there will operate a second shield.

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6. And just on the northern section will

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Builders Omsk Metro finished tunneling Crystal Nina

The builders of the first start site of the first metro line Omsk completed the tunneling of the left tunnels between stations "Crystal" and "Nina," according to the regional government.

"For four months Tunnel complex went the distance in the 644 meters and came to the plenum in the POC" Festival ", docked with the previously constructed 888-meter section of the left tunnels. During January specialists SMU-44 NGO" bridge builders "traveled more than 200 feet from the average speed of 10.8 meters per day, "- said in a statement.

According to the government, excavation

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New York is gradually restoring movement underground

New York is gradually restoring motion subway Facts

For safety on time spent over New York in the city of Hurricane Sandy were limited work underground. After analyzing the current situation, the local administration to take a decision by the evening of November 1 practically resume this mode of transport.

Without Metro temporarily leaving only the residents of Lower Manhattan, from 34th Street, as there has not yet been possible to restore the electricity supply after the awful devastation that left a Sandy. Thus fully earned 14 out of 23 lines of the New York subway. This is

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In Chelyabinsk, commissioned for finishing first subway station under construction

Completed the construction of one of the five stations Chelyabinsk Metro: At the intersection of Lenin Avenue and Gorky Street underground emerged one of the two lobbies and apron hall of the future station "Komsomolskaya Square." Upon completion of the station will be part of the platform include length of 106 meters and a width of 22.4 meters, two underground two-level lobby, six stair exits to the surface, the two elevator hall, air stalls.

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By mid-November, all exterior work will be completed, and the site of Lenin Avenue above the station will give road builders. Before

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The Moscow Metro is equipped with wireless internet

In a technological competition with the West, Russia is sometimes superior to the models. Capital Metro, and so that is at the forefront in the world because of its efficiency and functionality despite its venerable 80 years, goes one step further, allowing their customers to use ten million and underground cell phones and computers.

In fact, even today in some parts of the Moscow metro service runs Gsm and 3G, which allows you to make and receive phone calls and contact with the Internet. However, at many stations such service is still missing, or it is interrupted.

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