Lefortovo (Moscow Metro)

Lefortovo (Russian: Лефортово) is a station on the Bolshaya Koltsevaya line of the Moscow Metro. The station was opened on 27 March 2020 as part of Nekrasovskaya line extension.[3]

Lefortovo

Лефортово
Moscow Metro station
Moscow Lefortovo metro asv2021-07 img1.jpg
LocationLefortovo District, South-Eastern Administrative Okrug
Moscow
Russia
Coordinates55°45′52″N 37°42′10″E / 55.764444°N 37.702777°E / 55.764444; 37.702777Coordinates: 55°45′52″N 37°42′10″E / 55.764444°N 37.702777°E / 55.764444; 37.702777
Owned byMoskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s)#15 Nekrasovskaya line Nekrasovskaya line (temporary)
#11 Bolshaya Koltsevaya line Bolshaya Koltsevaya line (future)
Platforms2 side platforms
Construction
Structure typeTwo-span shallow-column station[2]
Depth23 meters (75 ft)[1]
Platform levels1
ParkingNo
History
Opened27 March 2020
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Terminus
Nekrasovskaya line
Temporary service
toward Nekrasovka
  Future service  
toward anticlockwise / outer
Bolshaya Koltsevaya line
toward clockwise / inner
Location
Lefortovo is located in Moscow Metro
Lefortovo
Lefortovo
Location within Moscow Metro

NameEdit

The Station is named for the Lefortovo District of Moscow.[4] The district's name comes from Franz Lefort, a Russian military officer and confidant of Peter the Great.

ConstructionEdit

 
Vestibule of Lefortovo station (2020)

Construction on the tunnels began in August 2016. The tunneling equipment reached Lefortovo in August 2017.[1] The second tunnel reached the station in October 2017.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Третий пересадочный контур метро: тоннель до станции "Лефортово" построен". Moscow Complex for Construction and Urban Development. 2017-08-21.
  2. ^ Суриков А. "Лефортово" (in Russian). Метрострой. Retrieved 2017-11-27.
  3. ^ "В Москве заработал второй участок Некрасовской линии метро". Интерфакс (in Russian). 2020-03-27. Retrieved 2020-03-27.
  4. ^ "Лефортово" (in Russian). Moscow Complex for Construction and Urban Development. Retrieved 2017-11-27.