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Two New Metro Stations Opened

The newly opened Bitsevsky Park metro station.

The Moscow metro on Thursday opened two new stations that connect the southernmost tips of the Orange Line and the Dark Gray Line.

The stations — Bitsevsky Park and Lesoparkovaya — form a new section of the Butovskaya light rail line and provide a link between the Orange Line's Novoyasenevskaya station and Starokachalovskaya Ulitsa, which is connected to Bulvar Dmitria Donskogo on the Dark Gray Line.

Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that the new section of the line will provide access to the city center for 270,000 people living in the North and South Butovo districts, Interfax reported.

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