Zarichna (Kryvyi Rih Metrotram)
|Kryvyi Rih Metrotram|
View of the station platform
|Owned by||Kryvyi Rih Metrotram|
|Opened||25 October 1999|
The station was opened on October 25, 1999 by the then president Leonid Kuchma and consists of a large two story structure, with the ground floor consisting of a vestibule and the first floor being on platform level. Encasing it are two mushroom-shaped supports (five on each side), uniting in the top into single roofs. The finish is carried out mostly from plastics although aluminium, marble and granite are also present. However, the latter materials' low quantity is enough to create the impression of their absence. The platform floors' are nevertheless riveted with labradorite.
Fifty metres to the north of the station is a reversal ring with a small hangar for stands and low-level repairs. In the near future the station will cease to be the terminus when the fourth stage of the tram is opened to the Kresovsky raion of Kryvyi Rih. The opening of the station was very important for the Metro Tram as a transport artery; for the city this is particularly evident as two interim stations prior were skipped. This allowed the length of the system to rise by a quarter, however as the district it is situated in is physically separated from the rest of the stations, it led to a dramatic increase in passenger flow through the tram.