Volzhskaya (Moscow Metro)

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Volzhskaya

Волжская
Moscow Metro station
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LocationTekstilshchiki District, South-Eastern Administrative Okrug
Moscow
Russia
Coordinates55°41′27″N 37°45′11″E / 55.6909°N 37.7530°E / 55.6909; 37.7530Coordinates: 55°41′27″N 37°45′11″E / 55.6909°N 37.7530°E / 55.6909; 37.7530
Owned byMoskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s)#10 Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya line Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya line
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus: 228, 658, 713
Trolleybus: 74
Construction
Depth8 metres (26 ft)
Platform levels1
ParkingNo
Other information
Station code156
History
Opened28 December 1995; 23 years ago (1995-12-28)
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
toward Seligerskaya
Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya line
toward Zyablikovo
Location
Volzhskaya is located in Moscow Ring Road
Moscow metro map including line 14.svg
Volzhskaya
Volzhskaya
Location within Moscow Ring Road

Volzhskaya (Russian: Волжская) is a station on the Moscow Metro's Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya Line. The station was opened on 28 December 1995 as the final part of the first stage of the Lyblinsky radius and was the line's terminus for just under a year. Just behind the station a former cross junction tunnels can still be seen.

The station is the first in Moscow to be built to a new design known as a single deck. In such a case the ceiling plate is made of individual long concrete slabs that are used for automobile bridges and they are lowered on the strengthened walls of the station. Moreover, this space automatically includes the vestibules and other construction details allowing more efficient and economical approach; the architect V.Volovich took the extra space offered by the high ceiling and revetted the walls with enameled aluminium consisting of a pale yellow colour high up and red lower down; the floor is covered with grey granite. Innovative design also came for the lighting which consists of centrally mounted poles with square floodlamps on either side; also unique are two yellow booths which contain benches for passengers to sit on.

The station has two underground vestibules which are located under the Volzhsky boulevard.

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