Yugo-Zapadnaya

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Yugo-Zapadnaya
Moscow Metro station
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Station statistics
Coordinates 55°39′49″N 37°29′00″E / 55.6637°N 37.4833°E / 55.6637; 37.4833Coordinates: 55°39′49″N 37°29′00″E / 55.6637°N 37.4833°E / 55.6637; 37.4833
Line(s) !C  1  Sokolnicheskaya Line
Connections Bus: 66, 144, 196, 226, 227, 272, 261, 272, 281, 611, 611с, 630, 642, 688, 699, 707, 707к, 718, 720, 735, 752, 785, 802, 816, 844
Trolleybus: 34,62,84
Structure type Shallow column triple-vault station
Depth 8 metres (26 ft)
Levels 1
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened 30 December 1963
Station code 019
Owned by Moskovsky Metropoliten
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Terminus Sokolnicheskaya Line
Location
Yugo-Zapadnaya is located in Moscow Ring Road
Moscow map MKAD metro line.svg
Yugo-Zapadnaya
Platform of Yugo-Zapadnaya

Yugo-Zapadnaya (Russian: Ю́го-За́падная, English: Southwestern), is the southwestern terminus of the Sokolnicheskaya Line of the Moscow Metro. Like dozens of other Metro stations dating to the 1960s (1963, in this case), the station was built according to the standard pillar-trispan or "centipede" design. The architect was Ya. V. Tatarzhinskaya. Visually nondescript, the station's color scheme is mainly white. Yugo-Zapadnaya has four entrances, all grouped around the intersection of Prospekt Vernadskogo and Pokryshkina Street.

In late 2014, three new stations on the Sokolnicheskaya Line will be opened, and Yugo-Zapadnaya will cease to be the terminus. The next station in the southwestern direction will be Troparyovo.[1]

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