Mosgortrans will provide 200 free buses to carry passengers in the southeast of Moscow between 28 October and 3 November. The Moscow Metro will be closing a section of the Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya Line (Purple Line) from the Vykhino to Kotelniki on these dates.
Buses will run on three temporary routes: M1 Lermontovsky Prospekt metro station – Vykhino metro station, M2 Zhulebino metro station – Vykhino metro station, and M3 Kotelniki metro station – Kuzminki metro station. Large articulated buses will use designated bus lanes every 40-50 seconds, and there will be no charge.
Also, Mosgortrans will provide an additional 35 buses for the following regular routes: No 89 2nd Zhulebino Residential Area – Kuzminki metro station, No 177 2nd Zhulebino Residential Area – Vykhino metro station, No 279 6th Zhulebino Residential Area – Khokhlovka, and No 669 2nd Zhulebino Residential Area – 1st Zhulebino Residential Area.
Between 28 October and 3 November, three metro stations on the Purple Line – Kotelniki, Zhulebino and Lermontovsky Prospekt – will be closed due to the construction of a new metro line tunnel. The trains will terminate at Vykhino metro station. The Moscow Metro will resume its regular service on 4 November at 5.30 am.