Rumyantsevo (Moscow Metro)

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Rumyantsevo
Moscow Metro station
Moscow Rumyantsevo Metro station 04-2016.jpg
LocationRussia
Coordinates55°37′59″N 37°26′31″E / 55.6330°N 37.4419°E / 55.6330; 37.4419Coordinates: 55°37′59″N 37°26′31″E / 55.6330°N 37.4419°E / 55.6330; 37.4419
Owned byMoskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s) 1  Sokolnicheskaya line
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Construction
Platform levels1
History
Opened18 January 2016; 2 years ago (18 January 2016)
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Terminus
Sokolnicheskaya line
Location
Rumyantsevo is located in Moscow Ring Road
Moscow metro map including line 14.svg
Rumyantsevo
Rumyantsevo
Location within Moscow Ring Road

Rumyantsevo (Russian: Румянцево) is the station on the Moscow Metro's Sokolnicheskaya Line between Troparyovo, the previous terminus, and Salaryevo. It was the 199th station on the Metro when it opened on January 18, 2016.[1] [2][3] Rumyantsevo served as the terminus of the line until Salaryevo opened on 15 February 2016.

Location[edit]

It is in Moskovsky Settlement, Novomoskovsky Administrative Okrug, which became part of the city of Moscow in 2012. The station is at the intersection of Kiyevskoye Highway and Rodnikovaya Ulitsa.

Rumyantsevo is the first metro station in the outlying area known as “New Moscow” and one of the few stations lying beyond the Moscow Ring Road. Its name comes from the prior village of Rumyantsevo, which was absorbed into Moscow.[1]

Construction and Design[edit]

Work on the first tunnel from Salaryevo began in August 2013. Tunneling of the second tunnel began in October 2013.[4] The city initially projected an opening date sometime in 2014.[4] Construction crews completed tunneling in October 2014.[5]

In April 2014, during construction, workers found a small cache dating from the 16th century that included several vessels and some jewelry.[6] The city completed installation of the escalators in January 2015.[7]

The station has two underground lobbies and entrances on both sides of Kievskaya Highway. An unusual feature is the second level above the platform which is used for the service and technical area. These areas are generally at the ends of the station. The interior is decorated with colorful tiles in the abstract style of Piet Mondrian.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "В Москве для пассажиров открылась 199-я станция метро - "Румянцево"" (in Russian). TASS. 2016-01-18.
  2. ^ "В Новой Москве открывается станция метро "Румянцево"". vesti.ru. Retrieved 2016-01-18.
  3. ^ Станции метро «Румянцево» и «Саларьево» построят до конца года (in Russian). The Integrated Body for Urban Design Policies and Development of Moscow. 2015-09-15. Archived from the original on 2015-09-17. Retrieved 2015-09-16.
  4. ^ a b "Началось строительство второго перегонного тоннеля в сторону Румянцево" (in Russian). Moscow Complex for Construction and Urban Development. 2013-10-01.
  5. ^ "Закончена проходка тоннеля между станциями "Саларьево" и "Румянцево" Московского метро". Vesti.ru. 2014-10-01.
  6. ^ "При строительстве станции метро "Румянцево" нашли клад XVI века" (in Russian). m24.com. 2014-04-01.
  7. ^ a b "На станции метро «Румянцево» установили эскалаторы" (in Russian). Moscow Complex for Construction and Urban Development. 2015-01-23.