Dinamo (Moscow Metro)

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Dinamo
!B9993068528194  2 
Moscow Metro station
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Station statistics
Coordinates 55°47′23″N 37°33′29″E / 55.78972°N 37.55806°E / 55.78972; 37.55806
Line(s) !B9993068528194  2  Zamoskvoretskaya Line
Connections Bus: 84, 105, 105k, 110, 207, 692
Trolleybus: 12, 29, 42, 70, 82, 86
Depth 39.6 metres (130 ft)
Levels 1
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened September 11, 1938
Station code 036
Owned by Moskovsky Metropoliten
Traffic
Passengers (2002) 21,808,750
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Zamoskvoretskaya Line

Dinamo (Russian: Дина́мо) is a Moscow Metro station on the Zamoskvoretskaya Line. It is located under Leningradsky Avenue, and named after the nearby Dinamo Stadium. The station was opened in 1938 as part of the second stage of the system. The station is situated at the depth of 39.6 metres and follows a tri-vaulted deep-level pylon design. Designed by Ya. Likhtenberg and Yury Revkovsky, the station features a sport-themed decoration with bas-reliefs designed by Ye. Yason-Manzer depicting sportsmen in various practices in the vestibules and the central hall.

The pylons, faced with red tagilian marble and onyx have porcelain medallions also showing sportsmen. The walls are faced with onyx, white and grey marble, neately tiled together. The floor is reveted with black marble, although the platforms were initially covered with asphalt. The station has two identical vestibules, each on the northern side of the Leningradsky Avenue, and the architect for the vestibules was Dmitry Chechulin.

The station daily passenger traffic is 52,500 although this is an annual average and is subject to heavy changes depending on events taking place at the nearby stadium.

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