Avtozavodskaya (Moscow Metro)

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Avtozavodskaya
Moscow Metro station
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Coordinates 55°42′27″N 37°39′27″E / 55.7074°N 37.6576°E / 55.7074; 37.6576Coordinates: 55°42′27″N 37°39′27″E / 55.7074°N 37.6576°E / 55.7074; 37.6576
Owned by Moskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s)  2  Zamoskvoretskaya Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus: 8, 9, 99, 147, 186, 193, 216, 291, 234, 633, 670, 950
Trolleybus: 26, 40, 46, 67
Construction
Depth 11 metres (36 ft)
Platform levels 1
Parking No
Other information
Station code 029
History
Opened 1 January 1943
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Zamoskvoretskaya Line
Location
Avtozavodskaya is located in Moscow Ring Road
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Avtozavodskaya
Avtozavodskaya
Location within Moscow Ring Road

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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