Volgogradsky Prospekt

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Volgogradsky Prospekt
Moscow Metro station

Волгоградский проспект
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Station statistics
Address Nizhegorodsky District
South-Eastern Administrative Okrug
Coordinates 55°43′31″N 37°41′13″E / 55.7253°N 37.6869°E / 55.7253; 37.6869Coordinates: 55°43′31″N 37°41′13″E / 55.7253°N 37.6869°E / 55.7253; 37.6869
Line(s) !B9980540898509  7  Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya Line
Connections Bus: 99, 186
Trolleybus: 27
Depth 8 metres (26 ft)
Levels 1
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking No
Other information
Opened 31 December 1966
Station code 114
Owned by Moskovsky Metropoliten
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
toward  Planernaya
Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya Line
toward  Zhulebino
Location
Volgogradsky Prospekt is located in Moscow Ring Road
Moscow map MKAD metro line.svg
Volgogradsky Prospekt

Volgogradsky Prospekt (Russian: Волгоградский проспект) is a Moscow Metro station in the Nizhegorodsky District, South-Eastern Administrative Okrug, Moscow. It is on the Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya Line, between Proletarskaya and Kuzminki stations. Volgogradsky Prospekt was opened on 31 December 1966 as part of the Zhadovsky radius and is named after the nearby Avenue that leads on from the centre of Moscow into an intercity highway all the way to the southwest of Russia, although ironically not directly to Volgograd. The station was built to a slight modification of the standard 1960s pillar-trispan decoration showing the first signs of innovative design, as architects V. Polikarpova and A. Marova did. The platform is narrowed (as the station was never designed to carry large passenger crowds). The white ceramic tiles on the walls are arranged on 45 degrees to the platform and are decorated with metallic artworks out of anodized aluminium depicting the Battle of Stalingrad (artist E. Ladygin). The pillars are faced with white marble whilst the floor with grey granite. The station has two underground vestibules with glazed concrete pavilions which allow passengers access to the Talalikhin and Novostapovskaya streets as well as directely to the AZLK automobile plant..

Station Platform

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