Kiyevskaya (Filyovskaya)


Moscow Metro station
Station statistics
Address Dorogomilovo District
Western Administrative Okrug

55°44′36″N 37°33′55″E / 55.74333°N 37.56528°E / 55.74333; 37.56528

Line(s) Filyovskaya Line
Structure type Shallow column station, triple-span
Depth 8.7 metres (29 ft)
Levels 1
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened March 20, 1937
Station code 057
Owned by Moskovsky Metropoliten
Passengers (2002)95,411,000

Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
Filyovskaya Line
toward Kuntsevskaya
One-way operation
Koltsevaya Line
Transfer at: Kiyevskaya
One-way operation
Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya Line
Transfer at: Kiyevskaya

Kiyevskaya (Russian: Киевская) is a station on the Filovskaya Line of the Moscow Metro (though it was originally part of the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya Line). It initially opened in 1937 and closed in 1953 when the new Kiyevskaya station, intended to replace it, was completed. Due to a change of plans, however, it reopened after only five years as part of the new Filyovskaya Line. The original architect was Dmitry Chechulin.

Kiyevskaya features tall, octagonal pillars topped with elaborate capitals. The pillars were originally faced with Armenian onyx, but this was replaced with yellowish Gazgan marble after ten years. The platform is intricately patterned with Ukrainian designs executed in red, white, and gray granite. The three rows of circular ceiling coffers originally housed incandescent light fixtures but these were abandoned in favor of the current three-bladed fluorescent lamps in the 1960s.

Between Kiyevskaya and Smolenskaya is the Smolensky Metro Bridge, which spans the Moskva River. The bridge was built in 1937 and was the first above-ground section of the Metro.


From this station, passengers can transfer to Kiyevskaya on the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya Line and Kiyevskaya on the Koltsevaya Line.

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