North-Western Tunnel

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North-Western Tunnel
Северо-западный туннель.JPG
Overview
Location Serebryany bor forest, Moscow, Russia
Coordinates 55°46′37.75″N 37°23′54.88″E / 55.7771528°N 37.3985778°E / 55.7771528; 37.3985778Coordinates: 55°46′37.75″N 37°23′54.88″E / 55.7771528°N 37.3985778°E / 55.7771528; 37.3985778
Route M9 motorway
Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya Metro Line
Operation
Opened December 27, 2007; 9 years ago (2007-12-27)
Traffic Automotive, rail
Character Highway, subway

North-Western Tunnel (Russian: Северо-Западный тоннель) is a road and subway tunnel in Moscow, Russia. It is a part of the Krasnopresnensky prospekt, that extends the M9 motorway to the city center, and of the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya Metro Line. It is about 2.8 km (1.7 mi) long and is the fourth longest in-city tunnel of Europe (after the Dublin Port Tunnel at 4.5 km, the Södra länken in Stockholm at 4.5 km and Giovanni XXIII Tunnel in Rome at 2.9 km).

It runs under the Serebryany bor forest. The double-level tunnel combines the road and railway traffic.

The tunnel was opened on December 27, 2007.

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