Avtozavodskaya (Moscow Metro)

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Avtozavodskaya
Moscow Metro station
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Station statistics
Coordinates 55°42′46″N 37°39′27″E / 55.71278°N 37.65750°E / 55.71278; 37.65750
Line(s) !B9993068528194  2  Zamoskvoretskaya Line
Connections Bus: 8, 9, 99, 147, 186, 193, 216, 291, 234, 633, 670, 950
Trolleybus: 26, 40, 46, 67
Depth 11 metres (36 ft)
Levels 1
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened 1 January 1943
Station code 029
Owned by Moskovsky Metropoliten
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Zamoskvoretskaya Line
Location
Avtozavodskaya (Moscow Metro) is located in Moscow Ring Road
Moscow map MKAD metro line.svg
Avtozavodskaya (Moscow Metro)

Avtozavodskaya (Russian: Автозаво́дская, lit. auto factory) is a station on the Zamoskvoretskaya Line of the Moscow Metro. It is named for the nearby Zavod Imeni Likhacheva, where ZIS and ZIL limousines were built. The station was opened in 1943, a few months before Novokuznetskaya and Paveletskaya. The architect was Alexey Dushkin.

Both the tall pillars and walls are faced with pinkish Oraktuoy marble. Additionally, Avtozavodskaya is decorated with eight mosaics depicting events of the Great Patriotic War.

In February 2004 there was a bomb explosion between Avtozavodskaya and Paveletskaya in which more than 40 people were killed.

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