The Maskowskaya line (Belarusian: Маскоўская; Russian: Московская; lit: "Moscow line") is a line of the Minsk Metro. The line was opened along with the Metro in 1984 with the original eight station segment, and crosses the city on a northeast–southwest axis. Currently it comprises 15 stations and 19.1 km (11.9 mi) of track.

Maskowskaya line
Overview
TypeRapid transit
SystemMinsk Metro
StatusOperational
TerminiUruchcha
Malinawka
Stations15
Operation
Opened1984
OwnerMinsk Metro
Technical
Line length19.1 km (11.9 mi)
Track gauge1,524 mm (5 ft)[1]
Route map

Uruchcha
Barysawski Trakt
Uskhod
Maskowskaya
Park Chalyuskintsaw
Akademiya Navuk
Ploshcha Yakuba Kolasa
Ploshcha Pyeramohi
Kastrychnitskaya
Minsk Metro Line 2.svg
Ploshcha Lyenina
Belarusian Railway
Instytut Kultury
Belarusian Railway
Hrushawka
Mikhalova
Pyatrowshchyna
Malinawka

TimelineEdit

Segment Date opened
Instytut KulturyMaskowskaya June 26, 1984
MaskoŭskajaUskhod December 30, 1986
UskhodUruchcha November 7, 2007
Instytut KulturyPyatrowshchyna November 7, 2012
PyatrowshchynaMalinawka June 3, 2014

TransfersEdit

# Transfer to At
2 Awtazavodskaya line Kastrychnitskaya

Rolling stockEdit

The line is served by the Moskovskoe depot (№ 1), and currently has 21 five carriage 81-717/714 and the modernised 81-717.5M/714.5M trains assigned to it.

Recent developments and future plansEdit

A 5.2 km extension has been constructed to the southwest of the city and contains three stations: Hrushawka, Mikhalova, and Pyatrowshchyna. It was opened on November 7, 2012.

The last extension was on June 3, 2014, when Malinawka was opened.

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