Elektrozavodska (Kryvyi Rih Metrotram)

Coordinates: 47°59′43″N 33°29′32″E / 47.9953°N 33.4923°E / 47.9953; 33.4923 Elektozavodska (Ukrainian: Електрозаводська; Russian: Элекрозаводская, Elektrozavodskaya) is a station of the Kryvyi Rih Metrotram.

Elektrozavodska
Kryvyi Rih Metrotram
Kryvyi Rih Elektrozavodska1.jpg
Elektrozavodska
General information
Coordinates47°59′43.08″N 33°29′32.28″E / 47.9953000°N 33.4923000°E / 47.9953000; 33.4923000
Owned byKryvyi Rih Metrotram
History
Opened27 May 2000
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station KrRih metrotram logo.svg Kryvyi Rih Metrotram Following station
Industrialna
towards Kiltseva
Route 2 Zarichna
Terminus
Industrialna
towards Kiltse KMK
Route 3

In honour of the city's 225th anniversary on 27 May 2000, Elektrozavodska was opened on an existing track between Industrialna and Zarichna stations. The station is a subterranean, shallow level construction with two side platforms. A central wall with ten circular archways bisects the section, and supports the roofs. Grey colour tones are employed along with ceramic tiles arranged in a brickwork pattern on the walls. The dark shade make the station appear particularly gloomy and the darkest in the small system, as most of the lighting is switched off to conserve electricity (ironic as the station's name translates as electricity-factory).

From the middle of the station are two staircases leading to a large surface vestibule (the only underground station in Ukraine with such arrangement). Nevertheless, it does receive a lot of passenger traffic as a lot of bus and marshrutka routes terminate there.

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