Announced a tender to select a contractor for the construction of the Chelyabinsk MetroMay 22, 2017
A competition has been opened in the capital of the Southern Urals, the results of which will determine the organization that will have to build a branch of the city’s metro linking the Traktorozavodskaya station, which has not yet been opened, to the Prospekt Pobedy station. On the official website of public procurement published the relevant municipal order of the city administration.
The starting price of the contract exceeds 538 million (538,341,487 thousand) Russian rubles. Funds will be provided from the regional treasury. In accordance with the terms of the contract, the winner will have to build the first starting section of the first line of the city’s metro, which will connect the Traktorozavodskaya station to the station Prospekt Pobedy.Call for applications will continue until December 14th of this year.
Earlier it was reported that the Chelyabinsk metro has been under construction for almost twenty years. The works were repeatedly stopped and resumed due to technical problems and interruptions in funding. According to the project, the first metro line will consist of four stations: "Victory Avenue", "Shopping Center", "Revolution Square" and "Komsomolskaya Square". The federal treasury stopped financing the project six years ago, in 2009, the year. In total, from twelve to fourteen billion rubles have been spent on construction work to date. For two decades, the degree of readiness of the Chelyabinsk Metro is 18%. The first branch was planned to open in 2010, then the opening was postponed for another two years - to 2012.
The following year, 2013, the Chelyabinsk authorities announced a new deadline for the completion of construction in 2015, subject to the resumption of funding that had begun. Currently, the work is not being carried out due to the fact that Lovat, the used tunneling complex, is inoperable. The work is aimed at maintaining the safe condition of existing facilities and the completion of the construction of the “Shopping Center”
The amount required to complete the creation of this branch of the Chelyabinsk metro is now estimated at nine billion rubles. The total cost of the complex will be about 75 billion rubles.