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Warsaw Metro Line II enters technical acceptance phase

The central section of Warsaw Metro Line II has entered the technical acceptance phase, informed Jerzy Lejk, President of Metro Warszawskie (Warsaw Metro). Construction works started three years ago and according to the the schedule should be completed by the end of September.

The contract for the design and construction of the Central Section of Warsaw Metro Line II was signed in October 2009 to AGP Metro Polska, a civil partnership established by Italian, Turkish and Polish consortium partners : ASTALDI S.p.A (project leader with a 45% stake), GÜLERMAK Ağır Sanayi İnşaat ve Taahhüt A.Ş. and Przedsiębiorstwo Budowy Dróg i Mostów Sp. z o. The approximate total cost of the project is 4.76 billion PLN . The project involved the design and construction of 6.3 km of tracks, seven stations Rondo Daszyńskiego (terminal), Rondo ONZ, Świętokrzyska, Nowy Świat, Powiśle, Stadion and Dworzec Wileński (terminal).

Dworzec Wileński Station is one of the end stations of the 1st phase of the Warsaw Metro Line II. “It has 13 entrances and hosts the largest underground shopping mall. The platforms are located at a depth of 13 meters” said Maciej Żuchowicz, representative of AGP Metro. According to GÜLERMAK the station is a two‐store underground construction, which is combined with a holding track area for the storage and maintenance of the metro trains. The C15 station is integrated with an underground passageway beneath a busy roundabout effecting the construction phases. The station has been constructed in top‐down technology with diaphragm wall construction.

Warsaw Mayor, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz stated for the local press that until 2022, another 5 stations will be build: Wola Park, ratusz Powstańców Śląskich, Zacisze, Kondratowicza and Bródno.

Photo* Metro Warszawskie

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