Minska (Kiev Metro)

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Minska
KyivMetroLogo.png Kiev Metro station
Minska metro station Kiev 2011 02.jpg
The Station Hall
Coordinates 50°30′44″N 30°29′55″E / 50.51222°N 30.49861°E / 50.51222; 30.49861Coordinates: 50°30′44″N 30°29′55″E / 50.51222°N 30.49861°E / 50.51222; 30.49861
Owned by Kiev Metro
Line(s) Kurenivsko-Chervonoarmiyska Line Kurenivsko-Chervonoarmiyska Line
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type underground
Platform levels 1
Other information
Station code 211
History
Opened 1982-11-06
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Kiev Metro   Following station
Terminus
Kurenivsko-Chervonoarmiyska Line
toward Teremky

Minska (Ukrainian: Мінська) is a station on Kiev Metro's Kurenivsko-Chervonoarmiyska Line. The station was opened on November 6, 1982 in the Obolonskyi Raion of Kiev. It was designed by I.L. Maslenkov, T.A. Tselikovska, and F.M. Zaremba. The station takes its name from the Minskyi Raion (now Obolonskyi Raion) in which it is situated.

The station is located shallow underground and is the first Kiev Metro station with a vaulted roof without column support. Along the tracks, on the ceiling, and above the entrance to the station's hall is a colorful motif, depicting flowers. The station is accessible by passenger tunnels; one leading to the Obolon'skyi Prospect, and the other — to Marshala Tymoshenko Street.

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