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The last part of Leningradskiy Prospekt with tram tracks stretches from Ernest Telman Square (near Aeroport metro station) to a junction with Volokolamskoye Shosse. Vsekhsvyatskoye (All-Saints) village once was in this area, but this country-side is long gone, and new residential and industrial districts have raised here. The first tramline, however, had come here in early XX century (being the suburban line in that time), and later it was extended further to the west and north-west. An old terminus of the early line finally disappeared in 1979 and was replaced with a new turning loop located close to the crossing of Volokolamskoye Shosse and Alabyana Street - but, frankly speaking, its current location is less convenient for passengers of three routes (6, 15 and 28) that terminate there: they have to walk a few hundred metres to get to Sokol metro station while previously they could use a tram stop close to its entrance, now served solely by route 23.
A flat curve marks the spot near Aeroport metro station where Leningradskiy Prospekt slightly turns to the west, simultaneously getting even wider.
3 March 2002.
The first tram stop on this part of the line is named Ulitsa Lizy Chaikinoy, or Liza Chaikina Street - in memory of a young woman who heroically fell a victim to Nazy invaders in the years of the World War II.
3 March 2002.
The old terminus of this tram line was located here in Marina Raskova Square. The name of this square also reminds of another heroine of the World War II - a legendary woman-pilot who perished in 1943.
7 August 2001.
The tracks again cross the road returning from the central reservation near to Sokol metro station. Leningradskoye Shosse also makes a turn here, now to the north-west, and Volokolamskoye Shosse branches off to the west, followed by a tram line.
15 June 2003.
A crossing of Leningradskoye Shosse with Alabyana Street. Note the careless pedestrian who crosses the tracks without a foggy notion of the approaching tram. One who says that trams make too much noise must has never been in such congested roads as Leningradskiy Prospekt where the noise of endless motorcars easily muffles any tram sounds, including the ring.
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