Overground metro in Uzbekistan’s Tashkent to bring positive environmental impact
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 30
By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:
The construction of the overground metro has a positive impact on the ecology and environmental protection of Tashkent city in Uzbekistan, Deputy Head of the Tashkent Metro Unitary Enterprise, Head of Directorate Juraev Soyibjon told Trend.
The construction of the overground metro line in Tashkent is being implemented following the requirements of the decrees of the President of Uzbekistan with the involvement of experienced construction organizations and structural divisions of the Uzbekistan Railways JSC.
“During the construction of the overground metro, construction organizations did not encounter difficulties, the work was carried out strictly according to the approved schedule,” the deputy said.
The deputy also noted that the construction of an overground metro has a positive impact on the ecology and environmental protection of Tashkent, a decrease in harmful emissions by road transport into the atmosphere, as well as on a decrease in the congestion of ground public transport.
Newly constructed stations of the Tashkent metro are equipped with the latest innovative technologies aimed at improving the comfort and safety of passengers.
All stations are equipped with modern IT-type turnstiles, new modern rolling stocks, equipped with a climate control system, as well as lighting and a modern passenger information system, have been purchased and are already running for passenger transportation.
“Comfortable tactile tiles have been laid on the subway station platforms for the convenience and safety of passengers with disabilities. Also, elevators and escalators were installed, and there are places for wheelchairs in the compartments of head cars,” Soyibjon said.
The first stage of the overground ring line of the Tashkent Metro was put into operation for the Independence Day of Uzbekistan on September 1 of this year.
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