Baltiyskaya (Saint Petersburg Metro)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Baltiyskaya
Saint Petersburg Metro station
Metro SPB Line1 Baltyskaya Central Hall.jpg
Station Hall
LocationAdmiralteysky District
Saint Petersburg
Russia
Coordinates59°54′25.97″N 30°17′58.26″E / 59.9072139°N 30.2995167°E / 59.9072139; 30.2995167Coordinates: 59°54′25.97″N 30°17′58.26″E / 59.9072139°N 30.2995167°E / 59.9072139; 30.2995167
Owned bySaint Petersburg Metro
Line(s)Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line
PlatformsIsland platform
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Depth≈57 m (187 ft)
History
OpenedNovember 15, 1955
Services
Preceding station   St Petersburg Metro   Following station
toward Devyatkino
Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line

Baltiyskaya (Russian: Балти́йская) is a station on the Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line of the Saint Petersburg Metro, located between Narvskaya and Tekhnologichesky Institut.

Baltiyskaya is an underground bore-tunnel tri-span station with one exit and middle tunnel of full length. It is situated 57 metres (187 ft) under surface level. The exit feeds into Baltiysky Rail Terminal building. A second exit, which will lead from the opposite side of the underground platform, is also planned. For the decoration of the station Ural marble was used, representing the silver colour of the sea. Baltiyskaya station was opened on 15 November 1955 as the first part of Saint Petersburg's metro system. The project name for the station had been Baltiyskiy Vokzal.

Pavilion Building