Babushkinskaya

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Babushkinskaya
Бабушкинская
Moscow Metro station
Babushkinskaya Station Moscow.jpg
Location Babushkinsky District
North-Eastern Administrative Okrug
Coordinates 55°52′10″N 37°39′52″E / 55.8694°N 37.6644°E / 55.8694; 37.6644Coordinates: 55°52′10″N 37°39′52″E / 55.8694°N 37.6644°E / 55.8694; 37.6644
Owned by Moskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s)  6  Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Shallow single-vault
Depth 10 metres (33 ft)
Platform levels 1
Parking No
Other information
Station code 087
History
Opened 30 September 1978; 38 years ago (1978-09-30)
Traffic
Passengers (2009) 26,963,645
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya Line
Terminus
Location
Babushkinskaya is located in Moscow Ring Road
Moscow metro map including line 14.svg
Babushkinskaya
Babushkinskaya
Location within Moscow Ring Road

Babushkinskaya (Russian: Бабушкинская) is a Moscow Metro station in the Babushkinsky District, North-Eastern Administrative Okrug, Moscow. It is on the Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya Line, between Sviblovo and Medvedkovo stations.

Name and design[edit]

Babsuhkinskaya was named after the district where the station is located, which in turn was named after Mikhail Babushkin, a polar aviator. Babushkinskaya is a single vault-type station, elliptical in cross-section with slightly canted, grey marble side walls. All of the signs and light fixtures are attached to the ceiling, so the platform is completely open except for a few minimalist benches located along the central axis. At the end of the platform, above the exit stairs, is a sculpture by A. M. Mosichuk commemorating Babushkin's Arctic flight. Babushkinskaya opened in 1978; the architects were Klokov and Popov.

Entrances[edit]

The entrances to the station are located at the intersection of Yeniseyskaya and Menzhinskogo Streets.