Shosse Entuziastov (Moscow Metro)

Shosse Entuziastov (Russian: Шоссе Энтузиастов) is a Moscow Metro station on the Kalininsko-Solntsevskaya Line. It is located between Aviamotornaya and Perovo stations.

Shosse Entuziastov

Шоссе Энтузиастов
Moscow Metro station
LocationSokolinaya Gora District
Perovo District
Eastern Administrative Okrug
Coordinates55°45′27″N 37°45′00″E / 55.7576°N 37.7500°E / 55.7576; 37.7500Coordinates: 55°45′27″N 37°45′00″E / 55.7576°N 37.7500°E / 55.7576; 37.7500
Owned byMoskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s)#8 Kalininskaya line Kalininskaya line
Platforms1 island platform
ConnectionsBus: 36, 46, 83, 125, 141, 214, 237, 659, 702
Trolleybus: 30, 53, 68
Tram: 8, 24, 34, 36, 37
Depth53 metres (174 ft)
Platform levels1
Other information
Station code081
Opened30 December 1979; 40 years ago (1979-12-30)
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Kalininsko-Solntsevskaya line
Kalininsky radius
toward Novokosino
  Out-of-station interchange  
anticlockwise / outer
Moscow Central Circle
Transfer at: Shosse Entuziastov
clockwise / inner
Shosse Entuziastov is located in Moscow Metro
Shosse Entuziastov
Shosse Entuziastov
Location within Moscow Metro

The station is named after the Entuziastov Highway, under which it is located. The design theme of the station is the struggle for freedom during Russia's history. Shosse Entuziastov station is decorated in various colours and shades of marble, with colours ranging from dark grey to yellow. Sculptures and pictures relating to revolutionary subjects adorn the walls. On the western end of the central hall there is a large sculpture — "Flame of Freedom" — designed by A. Kuznetsov.

Platform of Shosse Entuziastov