Funds allotted to build three new subway stations: Baku Metro head
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 8 / Trend , E.Ismayilov/
The Azerbaijani Finance Ministry allocated funds to construct three new subways stations of the Baku Metro, including Javadkhan (passage from the Memar Ajami station), Avtovagzal and Mikayil Mushvig, Head of the Baku Metro Tagi Ahmadov said. However, he did not divulge the amount allocated to construct these stations.
At present, new stations are under designing, as well as necessary geological work is being conducted.
Javadkhan - Avtovagzal (near to new bus terminal) is the first priority line. The relevant executive bodies passed a decision to allot necessary areas of these stations.
The second priority line is operating the second way from Icharishahar station to Badamdar settlement in Baku. It is planned to construct three subway stations in this direction. Work is scheduled to begin only in 2011-2012, earlier the source said earlier.
A primary project of Mikayil Mushvig station was developed in 1990s (earlier it was named as Inglab). It is planned location of stations will be moved by 400m-500m, the source said earlier. A new subway station will be located in the seventh micro district.
The Baku metro functions since 1967 (from Icheri Sheher station to Nariman Narimanov station with three intermediate stations). Seven stations of the Baku metro, including Icheri Sheher, Sahil, 28 May, Jafar Jabbarli, Khatai, Nizami and Elmlar Akademiyasi, are deep-laid stations with Bakmil being surface and the rest -shallow-laid (altogether 21 stations).
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