Medvedkovo (Moscow Metro)

Medvedkovo (Russian: Медведково) is a Moscow Metro station in Severnoye Medvedkovo District, North-Eastern Administrative Okrug, Moscow. It is on the Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya Line serving as its northeastern terminus. The station opened on 29 September 1978.

Medvedkovo

Медведково
Moscow Metro station
Medved Antares 01.jpg
LocationSevernoye Medvedkovo District
North-Eastern Administrative Okrug
Moscow
Russia
Coordinates55°53′14″N 37°39′41″E / 55.8872°N 37.6613°E / 55.8872; 37.6613Coordinates: 55°53′14″N 37°39′41″E / 55.8872°N 37.6613°E / 55.8872; 37.6613
Owned byMoskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s)#6 Kaluzhsko–Rizhskaya line Kaluzhsko–Rizhskaya line
Platforms1
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeShallow pillar tri-span
Depth10 metres (33 ft)
Platform levels1
ParkingNo
Other information
Station code086
History
Opened30 September 1978; 43 years ago (1978-09-30)
Passengers
200927,646,925
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya lineTerminus
Location
Medvedkovo is located in Moscow Metro
Medvedkovo
Medvedkovo
Location within Moscow Metro

DesignEdit

The architects Nina Aleshina and Natalya Samoilova designed Medvedkovo station. It features flared pillars faced with pinkish marble and strips of stainless steel. The outer walls of the station are coated with red marble and interlocking triangles of anodized aluminum punctuated with plaques by M. Alekseev depicting northern wildlife.

Entrances to the station are located on either side of Shirokaya street just west of Grekova Street.

 
Medvedkovo platform