Butyrskaya (Moscow Metro)

Butyrskaya (Russian: Бутырская) is a Moscow Metro station of Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya Line. It is located between Maryina Roshcha and Fonvizinskaya, at the intersection of Rustaveli Street and Ogorodny Proyezd, close to Ostankino railway station. It has one island platform.[1] The name of the station derives from Butyrsky District and is thus related to the Butyrka prison and Butyrskaya Street.

Butyrskaya

Бутырская
Moscow Metro station
MosMetro Butyrskaya 01-2017.jpg
LocationButyrsky District
North-Eastern Administrative Okrug
Moscow
Russia
Coordinates55°48′49″N 37°36′08″E / 55.813577°N 37.602328°E / 55.813577; 37.602328Coordinates: 55°48′49″N 37°36′08″E / 55.813577°N 37.602328°E / 55.813577; 37.602328
Owned byMoskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s)#10 Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya line Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya line
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Construction
Platform levels1
ParkingNo
History
Opened16 September 2016; 3 years ago (2016-09-16)
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
toward Seligerskaya
Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya line
toward Zyablikovo
Location
Butyrskaya is located in Moscow Metro
Butyrskaya
Butyrskaya
Location within Moscow Metro

The extension of the line from Maryina Roshcha northwest to Petrovsko-Razumovskaya via Butyrskaya and Fonvizinskaya was originally planned to be opened in December 2015.[2] The projected opening date was later shifted to 2016.[3] The station was opened on 16 September 2016.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Станция "Бутырская"" (in Russian). The Government of Moscow. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Станции метро "Окружная", "Верхние Лихоборы" и "Селигерская" откроют до конца 2016 года" (in Russian). Interfax. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 7 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Открытие станции "Бутырская" перенесли на 2016 год" (in Russian). Marfino.ru. 25 June 2015. Retrieved 7 October 2015.