Altufyevo (Moscow Metro)

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Altufyevo
Moscow Metro station

Алтуфьево
Metro station Altyfievo Moscow.jpg
Station statistics
Coordinates 55°53′53″N 37°35′13″E / 55.8980°N 37.5870°E / 55.8980; 37.5870Coordinates: 55°53′53″N 37°35′13″E / 55.8980°N 37.5870°E / 55.8980; 37.5870
Line(s) !B9978027754226  9  Serpukhovsko-Timiryazevskaya Line
Structure type shallow level single-vault station
Depth 9 metres (30 ft)
Levels 1
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking No
Other information
Opened 15 July 1994
Station code 129
Owned by Moskovsky Metropoliten
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Terminus Serpukhovsko-Timiryazevskaya Line
Location
Altufyevo (Moscow Metro) is located in Moscow Ring Road
Moscow map MKAD metro line.svg
Altufyevo (Moscow Metro)

Altufyevo (Russian: Алтуфьево, IPA: [ɑlˈtufʲjɪvə]) is the northern terminus of the Serpukhovsko-Timiryazevskaya Line of the Moscow Metro, and the northernmost station of the entire system. It was opened in 1994. The station is shallow: its depth is 9 meters. Its name corresponds to the name of the city district. The station is quite busy, with over 70,000 passengers entering per day, due to being located in a densely populated region, and being one of the stations serving the satellite town of Dolgoprudny. The station has experienced leaks from the unsuitable soil in its location. Although it might not happen, reconstruction of the station will treat the leakage.