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Underground structures’ design and construction

Unique Technologies Enable Ruslan Baysarov’s Company to Accelerate Large Circle line Construction

The Large Circle line of the Moscow metro is scheduled to be completed by 2022. Upon the line’s completion, 95 percent of the Russian capital’s residents will live within walking distance of at least one metro station. The Large Circle line is one of the most ambitious domestic metro construction projects in history…

Orlovsky tunnel in St. Petersburg: project never made

In early 2000, OAO NIPII Lenmetrogiprotrans and AO Metrogiprotrans developed the project of the Orlovsky tunnel under the wide and fast Neva River in the center of the second-largest city in Russia…

Vladimir Markov: nothing being done for underground construction and design in St. Petersburg

Underground Expert discusses underground space development in the second largest Russian city and its future with Vladimir Markov, deputy director of the local Design Institute ОАО NIPII Lenmetrogiprotrans…

Would the metro be in St. Petersburg?

UndergroundExpert discusses the current situation with metro construction in St. Petersburg with OAO NIPII Lenmetrogiprotrans’ deputy director for metro design Vladimir Markov…

New urban trend: underground cycle parking

While Russia cities struggle to make the cycle traffic safe and organize it into the regular vehicles traffic, European cities encountered a new level of challenges regarding this matter. The popularity of the cycles due to the ecological reasons and the reasons for wellness caused the serious lack of suitable parking lots…

Fast metro construction’s obstructions

What does obstruct the development of the urban metro system and why the construction period of the new lines and stations get rescheduled constantly? This question is relevant for specialists and for citizens as well. The later still hold hope for the metro stations within walking distance of their homes…

Interactive metro map

Learn about built and projected stations in St. Petersburg' subway

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Underground construction sets the framework for the modern urban planning. The integrated underground space use is a contemporary and progressive approach to the urban space planning. Numerous modern urban challenges call for increasing popularity of the underground construction around the globe.

Utility lines, transportation hubs and parking are relocated underground. Warehouses, archives, trade centers and recreation areas are often are constructed underground as well to free the surface for more green landscapes and opened public places, creating more comfortable living conditions. St Petersburg – Interactive map. Get more information on new stations of St Petersburg metro currently under construction and the future designs.