Poshtova Ploshcha (Kiev Metro)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Poshtova Ploshcha
KyivMetroLogo.png Kiev Metro station
Poshtova Ploscha Metro Station Kiev 2011 01.JPG
The Station Hall
LocationPodilskyi District
Kiev
Ukraine
Coordinates50°27′33″N 30°31′30″E / 50.45917°N 30.52500°E / 50.45917; 30.52500Coordinates: 50°27′33″N 30°31′30″E / 50.45917°N 30.52500°E / 50.45917; 30.52500
Owned byKiev Metro
Line(s)Obolonsko–Teremkivska line Obolonsko–Teremkivska line
Platforms1
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeunderground
Platform levels1
Other information
Station code216
History
Opened17 December 1976 (1976-12-17)
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station   Kiev Metro   Following station
Obolonsko–Teremkivska Line
toward Teremky

Poshtova Ploshcha (Ukrainian: Поштова площа) is a station on Kiev Metro's Obolonsko–Teremkivska Line. The station was opened on December 17, 1976, and is named after Kiev's Poshtova Square (Post Square) near the Dnieper's embankment in the historic Podil neighbourhood. It was designed by A.S. Krushynskyi, T.A. Tselykovska, I.L. Maslenkov, and V.S. Bohdanovskyi.

The station is located shallow underground and consists of a central hall with columns. At the end of the station's hall, there is a stained glass decorative window. The station is accessible by passenger tunnels leading from the Volodymyrskyi Decent and the Poshtova Square. Near the station, the Kiev funicular is located, providing a main access to the station from the central part of Kiev.

External links[edit]