Lermontovsky Prospekt

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Lermontovsky Prospekt

Лермонтовский проспект
Moscow Metro station
Metro MSK Line7 Lermontovsky Prospekt (img1).jpg
Station platform in 2016
LocationVykhino-Zhulebino District
South-Eastern Administrative Okrug
Moscow
Russia
Coordinates55°42′05″N 37°51′09″E / 55.7013°N 37.8525°E / 55.7013; 37.8525Coordinates: 55°42′05″N 37°51′09″E / 55.7013°N 37.8525°E / 55.7013; 37.8525
Owned byMoskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s)#7 Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya line Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya line
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeShallow single-vault station
Depth12 metres (39 ft)
Platform levels1
ParkingNo
Disabled accessYes
History
Opened9 November 2013; 6 years ago (2013-11-09)
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
toward Planernaya
Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya line
toward Kotelniki
Location
Lermontovsky Prospekt is located in Moscow Metro
Lermontovsky Prospekt
Lermontovsky Prospekt
Location within Moscow Metro

Lermontovsky Prospekt (Russian: Лермонтовский проспект) is a station on Moscow Metro's Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya line. It is located between Vykhino and Zhulebino and opened, together with Zhulebino, on 9 November 2013. The station is constructed below the intersection of Khvalynsky Boulevard and Lermontovsky Avenue, hence the name of the station, and is located outside the Moscow Ring Road, approximately 500 metres (1,600 ft) from Kosino railway station. The construction of Lermontovsky Prospekt and Zhulebino was needed to unload Vykhino, which by the time of construction was the most heavily used station of Moscow Metro.[1][2]

Lermontovsky Prospekt is a shallow single-vault station. It is located below the central line of Lermontovsky Avenue, approximately from northwest to southeast. The station has five exits. Two of them are located at the northwestern side, at both sides of Lermontovsky Avenue, and three more at the southeastern side, at both sides of Khvalynsky Boulevard.

On 3 June 2019, the inaugural stretch of the Nekrasovskaya line was opened. Lermontovsky Prospekt was connected by a transfer to Kosino, the west terminus of the line.[3]

Location[edit]

The territory at which the station currently located was until 1984 a part of the town of Lyubertsy of Moscow Oblast. In 1984 it was transferred to Moscow,[4] and subsequently rapid urban development started. The whole area, along with Lyubertsy and other areas along the Kazansky and Ryazansky suburban directions of Moscow Railway were strongly dependent on the station of Vykhino, then the terminus of the Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya Line and a transfer station to both railway directions. In the 2000s, Vykhino was heavily overloaded. Eventually, the decision was taken to extend the Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya Line beyond Vykhino. The construction of the first stretch, with the stations of Lermontovsky Prospekt and Zhulebino, started in August 2011. The tunnels were completed by September 2013.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Метро "Жулебино" и "Лермонтовский проспект" открыли для пассажиров. M24.ru (in Russian). November 9, 2013. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  2. ^ Траффик и пассажиропотоки в московском метро (in Russian). Premium Group. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Собянин открыл четыре станции Некрасовской линии метро". Moskva24 (in Russian). 3 June 2019.
  4. ^ Указ Президиума ВС РСФСР от 19.03.1984 о передаче некоторых населённых пунктов Московской Области в административное подчинение Московскому городскому совету народных депутатов (in Russian). LawRussia.ru. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  5. ^ Участок «Выхино» — «Лермонтовский проспект» в Москве (in Russian). СК МОСТ. Retrieved 9 November 2013.