Gorkovskaya (Saint Petersburg Metro)
|Saint Petersburg Metro station|
|Owned by||Saint Petersburg Metro|
Line 2 Moskovsko-Petrogradskaya
Gorkovskaya (Russian: Го́рьковская) is a station on the Moskovsko-Petrogradskaya Line of the Saint Petersburg Metro. It was designed by A.S. Getskin, V.P. Shuvalova, S.L.Mihaylov, H.I. Bashnin, S.I. Evdokimov, A.P. Izoitko and E.I. Travnikov. It opened on July 1, 1963. The station's name was derived from Maxim Gorky Avenue (later renamed Kronverskiy Avenue). The station was designed as a tribute to the writer.
The station closed in October 2008 for a 14-month reconstruction and reopened in December 2009 as initially planned.