Chairman of the Association of Disabled People of Uzbekistan assessed the conditions on the new metro line
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - On behalf of the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Achilbay Ramatov, a special information tour was organized for representatives of the Association of Disabled People of Uzbekistan to the newly built Sergeli Metro line in order to familiarize themselves with the conditions created for people with disabilities (low mobility).
The meeting was attended by the Adviser to the Minister of Transport, the Chairman of the Association of Disabled People of Uzbekistan, the Deputy Head of the Metro and other officials. During the info tour, the chairman of the Association of Disabled People of Uzbekistan Farhad Abdurakhmanov said that, using the example of the Sergeli metro line, 9 out of 12 basic requirements of the Association have already been taken into account.
At the same time, from his side, specific proposals were also given to create additional conditions for people with disabilities (low mobility). In particular, it was proposed to consider the possibility of organizing special parking places for people of this category, installing call buttons for station service personnel, as well as a special push-button traffic light and a pedestrian crossing near the road near metro stations, etc.
It was also noted that all conditions have been created for the convenience of passengers, electronic turnstiles, escalators and elevators, comfortable benches of original design and green islands with decorative plants and flowers. The modern design of the new stations harmoniously intertwines modernity and national style. The new line of the Tashkent metro is capable of transporting up to 35 thousand passengers per day.
Following the meeting, the parties agreed to continue close cooperation to improve the quality of the service provided for metro users with disabilities (limited mobility) and to create favorable conditions for each passenger of the Tashkent metro.