The station Sennaya will be opened in Nizhny Novgorod in 2024

One more station for Nizhny Novgorod to be opened in 2024. In accordance with the Urban Public Transportation Development project for 2017-2027, the utilities network relocation for the future construction of the section between existing station Gor’kovskaya and designed Sennaya will start in 2019.

Zarechnaya metro in Nizhny Novgorod

Zarechnaya metro station in Nizhny Novgorod. Author: Igor Vanin

Both stations belong to the line Avtozavodskaya of Nizhny Novgorod metro system. The station and the running tunnel are planned to be completed in 2024. As a part of the further development, the construction of another station Sormovskaya is under discussion as well, it will be the last station for the Sormovsko-Mescherskaya line.

Metro project in Nizhny Novgorod - metro station "Sennaya Ploshchad"

Metro project in Nizhny Novgorod – metro station “Sennaya Ploshchad”

Unfortunately, the funding has not been confirmed so far, and thus this period of construction cannot be confirmed as well. According to the Deputy Head of the Nizhny Novgorod City Administration Natalia Kazachkova, the final decision on the project’s funding and implementation will be made at the federal level.

The specialists note that the rolling stock needs renovation, most of the cars have been functioning since 90s. At least 23 new cars are required to be bought, and it also calls for additional funding. In 2018, the new station Strelka will be commissioned, the construction is a part of the preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2018.

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