Altufyevo (Moscow Metro)

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Altufyevo
Алтуфьево
Moscow Metro station
Metro MSK Line9 Altufyevo.jpg
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
Owned by Moskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s)  9  Serpukhovsko-Timiryazevskaya Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type shallow level single-vault station
Depth 9 metres (30 ft)
Platform levels 1
Parking No
Other information
Station code 129
History
Opened 15 July 1994; 22 years ago (1994-07-15)
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Terminus Serpukhovsko-Timiryazevskaya Line
Location
Altufyevo is located in Moscow Ring Road
Moscow metro map including line 14.svg
Altufyevo
Altufyevo
Location within Moscow Ring Road

Altufyevo (Russian: Алтуфьево, IPA: [ɐlˈtufʲjɪvə]) 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.