Ulitsa Podbelskogo

Ulitsa Podbelskogo (Russian: У́лица Подбе́льского) is a Moscow Metro station in the Bogorodskoye District, Eastern Administrative Okrug, Moscow. It is on the Sokolnicheskaya Line, serving as its eastern terminus. Ulitsa Podbelskogo was opened in 1990.

History
Name

The station was named after the Podbelskogo Street, keeping its original name even after the street was renamed in 1991. At the end of the station is a bust of Vadim Podbelsky, for whom the street was named.

Future plans

Rather than continuing the straight path of the Sokolnicheskaya Line to the northeast, Ulitsa Podbelskogo was built to the northwest of Cherkizovskaya, forming a right angle with the rest of the line. This would allow Ulitsa Podbelskogo to eventually become part of a planned second ring line around the city, at which time the Sokolnicheskaya Line could presumably be further extended in its original direction.

Beyond Ulitsa Podbelskogo are reversal sidings which are planned to become part of the future "Big Ring" line. A junction between Ulitsa Podbelskogo and Cherkizovskaya is used by southbound trains entering and leaving the Cherkizovo depot (№ 13), since the depot is directly connected only to the southbound tunnel.

Design

Ulitsa Podbelskogo is a shallow column tri-vault station. The station was designed by architects Nina Aleshina and N. Samoilova and applied the following theme: ferroconcrete pillars faced with white marble; anodized aluminum arranged in geometric patterns on the walls and two identical entrance vestibules located on either side of Moscow's Circular Railway near the Otkrytoe Shosse.

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