Baltiysky railway station
|Address||120, Nab. Obvodnogo Kanala, St. Petersburg, Russia|
Saint Petersburg Metro station:
The station retains a glass roof over the terminal platforms and is flanked by two-storey wings. The left one used to be reserved for members of the Russian royalty who went to their palaces in Strelna, Peterhof, Oranienbaum. A glass panel on the façade still features the original clock, designed by Pavel Bure, a celebrated watchmaker to the tsar and the ice-hockey players' ancestor.
In 1872, after the railway line was extended to Revel (Tallinn), the Peterhof Railway Station was renamed to its present form. In 1931-32, the station was reconstructed. A nearby vestibule of the Baltiyskaya Metro Station was opened in 1955. Since 1933, the station has been used to handle suburban communications only.
- (Russian) "The first "hybrid" a diesel engine-electric train leaves on a line (Russian: Первая "гибридная" дизель-электричка выходит на линию)". 47 news.ru. 2009-05-28. Retrieved 2009-08-10.
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