«This week Alexander Beglov dealt with the matters related tocompletion of St. Petersburg Metro’s Frunzensky Radius. The three stations are 95% completedoverall. Turnstiles have been installed at “Prospekt Slavy”. And the mosaic decorations are beingshined. This part of the city has been anticipating a subway station for a while. There are moreissues surrounding the opening of “Dunaiskaya” station. But the work there has been in fullswing as well. All three stations are expected to be opened by September 1st. However, theinterim governor stressed – no need for “complete at all costs” attitude. Beglov urged thebuilders to steer clear from such approach. The priority is the passenger safety. And while thishas not been guaranteed, the station cannot be opened».
«I'm not rushing for deadlines and donot stress that those have to be opened on September 1st or 8th. It has to be safe, first of all.Quality and safety must be assured. And we have set a task to open all three in September».