Line 2 (Saint Petersburg Metro)
|System||Saint Petersburg Metro|
|Owner||Saint Petersburg Metro|
|Line length||30.1 km (18.7 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,524 mm (5 ft)|
The Moskovsko-Petrogradskaya Line (Russian: Московско-Петроградская), is the second oldest line of the Saint Petersburg Metro, opened in 1961. It featured the first cross-platform transfer in the USSR. It was also the first metro line in Saint Petersburg to feature a unique platform type that soon became dubbed as "Horizontal Lift". The line cuts Saint Petersburg on a north-south axis and is generally coloured blue on Metro maps. In 2006, as an extension was opened, it became the longest line on the system.
|Tekhnologichesky Institut to Park Pobedy||29 April 1961||5.5 km|
|Tekhnologichesky Institut to Petrogradskaya||1 July 1963||6.0 km|
|Park Pobedy to -Moskovskaya||25 December 1969||1.7 km|
|Moskovskaya to Kupchino||25 December 1972||4.5 km|
|Petrogradskaya to Udelnaya||6 November 1982||6.1 km|
|Udelnaya to Prospekt Prosveshcheniya||19 August 1988||4.1 km|
|Prospekt Prosveshcheniya to Parnas||22 December 2006||2.2 km|
|Total:||18 Stations||30.1 km|
|Sennaya Ploshchad||Ploshchad Mira||1963–1991|
|Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line||Tekhnologichesky Institut|
|Nevsko-Vasileostrovskaya Line||Nevskiy Prospekt|
|Pravoberezhnaya Line||Sennaya Ploshchad|
|Frunzensko-Primorskaya Line||Sennaya Ploshchad|
The Tekhnologichesky Institut transfer is a cross-platform one.
The line is served by the Moskovskoe (№ 3) depot, and has 56 six-carriage trains assigned to it. Most of these are of type 81-714/717, but some are the .5 standard, built in the 1970s through the 1990s. There are also newer 81-540.1/541.1 and .9 trains running since 2000.
Recent developments and future plans
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The line is complete as such, and the recent extension to Parnas means that in the long future no future extensions will be built. However it is very likely that some of the central stations will be receiving much needed repairs internally and externally.
|Saint Petersburg Metro Lines|
|Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line||Pravoberezhnaya Line|
|Moskovsko-Petrogradskaya Line||Frunzensko-Primorskaya Line|
|Lines under construction or proposed|
|Krasnoselsko-Kalininskaya Line||Saint Petersburg Koltsevaya Line|
|List of Saint Petersburg Metro stations|