Prospekt Mira (Kaluzhsko–Rizhskaya line)

Prospekt Mira (Russian: Проспект Мира) is a station on the Kaluzhsko–Rizhskaya line of the Moscow Metro. It was designed by V. Lebedev and P. Shteller and opened on 1 May 1958. The station features flared pylons faced with white marble and trimmed with sharp-edged metal cornices. The walls are faced with off-white ceramic tile with horizontal black stripes.

Prospekt Mira

Проспект Мира
Moscow Metro station
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General information
LocationMeshchansky District,
Central Administrative Okrug

Moscow
Russia
Coordinates55°46′52″N 37°37′54″E / 55.7812°N 37.6318°E / 55.7812; 37.6318Coordinates: 55°46′52″N 37°37′54″E / 55.7812°N 37.6318°E / 55.7812; 37.6318
Owned byMoskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s)#6 Kaluzhsko–Rizhskaya line Kaluzhsko–Rizhskaya line
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsTrolleybus: 9, 48
Tram: 7
Construction
Structure typePylon station
Depth50 metres (160 ft)
Platform levels1
ParkingNo
Other information
Station code093
History
Opened1 May 1958; 64 years ago (1958-05-01)
Previous namesBotanichesky Sad (1958-1966)
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya line
toward Medvedkovo
anticlockwise / outer
Koltsevaya line
Transfer at: Prospekt Mira
clockwise / inner
Location
Prospekt Mira is located in Central Moscow
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Prospekt Mira
Prospekt Mira
Location within Central Moscow

Between 1958 and until 1971 the station was the southern terminus of the Rizhskaya line.

The entrance to the station is located on the west side of Prospekt Mira (north of Protopopovsky Pereulok) in the ground floor of the Metro's central control building.

TransfersEdit

From this station it is possible to transfer to Prospekt Mira on the Koltsevaya line.

 
Platform of the station