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Light Metro

  Tenders to be called for first 2 km section of proposed light metro in 4 m-diameter tunnels from Kievskaya Square to Kutozovskaya Avenue for completion 2002. Extension under river to Dorogomilvskaya and Moscow City to follow for 2003. Last stage will interchange new metro with existing heavy metro. Longer term plan for three-line network with a circle and two radical routes linking Park Probeda and Nizhni Mnevniki to Lefortovo. March 1999.