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Track reconstruction - detours / video

An important part of the reconstruction of metro line M3 is the renovation of the entire track, and an interesting and spectacular section of these works is to replace or repair the special track units, the so-called detours.

Escalators of the metro

Although they are essential part of every metro station, little is known about how to mount or to maintenance them, even though the process requires great care and organizing works from the experts.

Developments about the reconstruction in August

In our usual monthly report, we browse some of the most important, and also spectacular parts of the reconstruction of metro line M3, as you can see in the attached gallery - please note, that since these pictures were taken in August, they does not reflect the actual state of the works.

Actual

Track reconstruction - detours / video

An important part of the reconstruction of metro line M3 is the renovation of the entire track, and an interesting and spectacular section of these works is to replace or repair the special track units, the so-called detours.

One of the contractors made a video about the work on these sections of the reconstruction. It can be seen that the new iron parts and structural elements of the detours are first assembled than fixed precisely against displacement. Continue

A frame from the video

Expected changes

As a part of a comprehensive reconstruction on the new line, a modern truck will be built, there will be a complete electrical reconstruction, the safety equipement will be replaced, the train control system and conductor systems will be replaced, the passenger areas and the stations will be renovated​. The renovation of the trains have already started. The first refurbished trains have been in operation since March of 2017. 

 

 

 

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