Ploshchad Gagarina (Moscow Central Circle)

Ploshchad Gagarina (Russian: Площадь Гагарина, Gagarin's Square) is a station on the Moscow Central Circle of the Moscow Metro. The station offers a free direct transfer to Leninsky Prospekt of the Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya Line. Ploshchad Gagarina is the only underground station on the Moscow Central Circle line.[1]

Ploshchad Gagarina

Площадь Гагарина
Moscow Metro station
MCC Ploschad Gagarina.jpg
General information
Coordinates55°42′26″N 37°35′09″E / 55.7071°N 37.5858°E / 55.7071; 37.5858Coordinates: 55°42′26″N 37°35′09″E / 55.7071°N 37.5858°E / 55.7071; 37.5858
Line(s)#14 Moscow Central Circle Moscow Central Circle
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Platform levels1
History
Opened10 September 2016; 5 years ago (10 September 2016)
Services
Preceding station Логотип метро в системе бренда московского транспорта.svg Moscow Metro Following station
Krymskaya
anticlockwise / outer
Moscow Central Circle Luzhniki
clockwise / inner
Out-of-station interchange
Akademicheskaya Kaluzhsko–Rizhskaya line
transfer at Leninsky Prospekt
Shabolovskaya
towards Medvedkovo
Location
Ploshchad Gagarina is located in Moscow Metro
Ploshchad Gagarina
Ploshchad Gagarina
Location within Moscow Metro

After its first month of service, the station was the most used on the line with daily ridership of 25,800 passengers. The second most heavily used station was Vladykino with 18,300 passengers.[1] As of January 2017, the station remains the most heavily trafficked on the line.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Станция "Площадь Гагарина" стала самой популярной на МЦК". MosGorTrans. Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  2. ^ "Число поездок по МЦК превысило 32,5 млн с момента запуска магистрали". Moscow Government Information Center. 2017-10-27.

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