Nyvky (Kiev Metro)

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Nyvky
KyivMetroLogo.png Kiev Metro station
Nyvky metro station Kiev 2010 01.jpg
The Station Hall
Coordinates50°27′33″N 30°24′23″E / 50.45917°N 30.40639°E / 50.45917; 30.40639Coordinates: 50°27′33″N 30°24′23″E / 50.45917°N 30.40639°E / 50.45917; 30.40639
Owned byKiev Metro
Line(s)Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line
Platforms1
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeunderground
Depth12.5 m (41 ft)
Platform levels1
Other information
Station code113
History
Opened5 November 1971
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station   Kiev Metro   Following station
Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line
toward Lisova

Nyvky (Ukrainian: Нивки) is a station on Kiev Metro's Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line. The station was opened on November 5, 1971, and is named after Kiev's Nyvky neighbourhood. It was designed by Boris Pryimak, I.L. Maslenkov, V.C. Bohdanovskyi, and T.A. Tselikovska.

The station is shallow underground, along with the Beresteiska and the Sviatoshyn stations, which are the first stations of the Kiev Metro system that are not lain deep underground. The station consists of a central hall with rows of circular columns near the platforms. The columns are covered with glazed blue-coloured tiles. On the tiled walls along the tracks is strip of plant motifs. The entrance to the station is located on the corner of the Peremohy Prospekt (Victory Avenue) and the Scherbakova Street.

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