Kosmonavtlar (Tashkent Metro)

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Kosmonavtlar
Tashkent Metro
Stantsiia metro Kosmonavtlar.jpg
Location Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Coordinates 41°18′18″N69°15′55″E / 41.305022°N 69.265344°E / 41.305022; 69.265344 Coordinates: 41°18′18″N69°15′55″E / 41.305022°N 69.265344°E / 41.305022; 69.265344
Platforms island platform
Tracks2
History
Opened8 December 1984
Previous namesKosmonavtlar Prospekti
Services
Preceding station  Tashkent Metro  Following station
toward  Beruniy
Oʻzbekiston Line
toward  Chkalov

Kosmonavtlar is a space-programme-themed station of the Tashkent Metro on Oʻzbekiston Line which was opened on partly in honour of cosmonaut Vladimir Dzhanibekov.[ citation needed ] The station was opened on 8 December 1984 as part of the inaugural section of the line, between Alisher Navoiy and Toshkent. [1] Column-type station with two underground vestibules. The architectural decoration of the station is on the theme of space. The interior is decorated with blue ceramic medallions with images of Ulugbek, Icarus, Valentina Tereshkova, Yuri Gagarin, Vyacheslav Volkov and Vladimir Dzhanibekov. The ceiling resembles the Milky Way, which shows glass stars. Travel wall platform, where floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the length of the platform is gradually moving from azure to dark blue, recalling the atmosphere of the Earth. Round tower platform covered with glass, and metal, granite and marble-trimmed lobbies stations, lobbies finishes as the station, on the theme of space exploration. [2]

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References

  1. Schwandl, Robert. "Tashkent". urbanrail.
  2. Details of the Tashkent subway