Near the smaller Moscow belt railway may receive up to 10 million square meters of real estate

Near the smaller Moscow belt railway may receive up to 10 million square meters of real estate


By 2025, the passenger traffic of the Moscow ring railway will be about 300 million people a year, said CEO Alexey Zotov SMBR.

MOSCOW, 30 Oct. Near the Moscow ring railway (MRR) you may receive up to 10 million square meters of real estate, said during a public lecture SMBR CEO Alexey Zotov.

“It is expected that within a kilometre left and right of the SMBR, it is 10 thousand hectares, may be up to 10 million square meters of various real estate”, — said Zotov.

According to him, by 2025 the Moscow circular railway passenger traffic will reach about 300 million people a year. Ridership for the first year of launch is expected in the range of 75 million people, of which 46% of passengers will be in the metro.

Passenger traffic on the smaller Moscow belt railway is planned to start in 2016. The smaller Moscow belt railway to be linked with six metro lines and eight radial railway lines. The project also involves the construction of TPU, including those that provide transfer passengers with radial subway lines and existing lines of railway. The length of the SMBR will be 54 kilometers.