Pushkinskaya (Saint Petersburg Metro)

Pushkinskaya (Russian: Пу́шкинская) is a station of the Saint Petersburg Metro. It first opened on 30 April 1956, under the original name of "Vitebskiy vokzal", referring to the connecting Vitebsky railway station.

Pushkinskaya
Saint Petersburg Metro station
SPB Pushkinskaya metro station asv2018-07.jpg
Station Hall
LocationAdmiralteysky District
Saint Petersburg
Russia
Coordinates59°55′14.48″N 30°19′46.81″E / 59.9206889°N 30.3296694°E / 59.9206889; 30.3296694Coordinates: 59°55′14.48″N 30°19′46.81″E / 59.9206889°N 30.3296694°E / 59.9206889; 30.3296694
Operated bySaint Petersburg Metro
Line(s)Line 1 (Saint Petersburg Metro) Kirovsko–Vyborgskaya Line
Platforms1 (Island platform)
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Depth≈57 m (187 ft)
History
Opened30 April 1956
ElectrifiedThird rail
Services
Preceding station Spb metro logo.svg Saint Petersburg Metro Following station
Vladimirskaya
towards Devyatkino
Line 1 Tekhnologichesky Institut
Sadovaya Line 5
transfer at Zvenigorodskaya
Obvodny Kanal
towards Shushary

There is a monument in the station dedicated to the poet Alexander Pushkin sculpted by Mikhail Anikushin. This station was the first USSR metro station with memorial located under the ground.