Presentation of the updated image of the railway station "Penza-I» was held in the framework of celebrations to mark the 350th anniversary of the city, on Friday, September 13.
Work on the station complex started in the spring of this year and included the renovation of the train station, hotels, passenger platforms and the underground passage to them.
To date, the first phase of work is completed. Appearance of the station completely transformed. Suspended ventilated facade with bright yellow walls covered pediment of the building of the station and the station square. Glass windows, stained glass windows and doors replaced with translucent aluminum construction. Fully updated vnutrivokzalnaya navigation. To carry out only the first stage of the budget of "Russian Railways" has allocated more than 160 million rubles.
Planned two phases of work that involve repairing an underground tunnel passage, replacement of heating systems, water supply and sewerage systems, the creation of a barrier-free environment for people with disabilities.
Railway station Penza 1 — is one of the largest railway junctions of the Kuibyshev Railway. He serves as a long-distance trains and suburban. As a result of the construction, the chief engineer of the Penza branch of the Kuibyshev Railway Gennady Konashenok, senior producer Victor Neznanov work and plasterers foreman of construction and assembly train Yurtaeva Maria was awarded the State Prize for achievements in the field of architecture.