Ploshchad Vosstaniya is a station of the St. Petersburg Metro. It is part of the Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya line, located between the stations Vladimirskaya and Chernyshevskaya, Central District of St. Petersburg.
The station was opened on November 15, 1955 as part of the first stage of the Avtovo metro – Ploshchad Vosstaniya. Named after the area of the same name.
On December 15, 2011, the Council for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage included the station in the unified state register of objects of cultural heritage of regional significance.
About 93 thousand people use the station every day (total traffic through both entrances / exits). The monthly passenger traffic is 2,801,691 people.
The pavilion of the northern exit of the station was designed by architects V. V. Gankevich, B. N. Zhuravlev, I. I. Fomin, engineer E. A. Erganov and is located at the intersection of Nevsky avenue and Ligovsky avenue and Vosstaniya street.
On August 13, 1960, the second vestibule was opened in the Moscow railway station with exits to the station and Ligovsky Prospekt. Architects – A. S. Getskin and V. P. Shuvalova.
Ploshchad Vosstaniya is a deep pylon station (depth ≈ 58 m). The underground hall was designed by architects V. V. Gankevich, B. N. Zhuravlev, I. I. Fomin and engineer E. A. Erganov.
During the construction of the station, groundwater penetrated into the subway.
The length of the stretch “Vladimirskaya” – “Ploshad Vosstaniya” – 848 meters. This is the shortest stage in the St. Petersburg metro.
The theme of the underground hall is the October Revolution of 1917. When designing the underground part of the station, the architects used classical shaping methods, which was in line with the tradition that prevailed in Soviet architecture in the 1950s.
The station is a transfer hub for the trains of the Nevsko-Vasileostrovskaya line, to the Mayakovskaya station.
Address: Vosstaniya Square, 2, St. Petersburg.
This is a transfer hub with Moscow railway station.