Shushary (Saint Petersburg Metro)

Shushary (Russian: Шушары) is a Saint Petersburg Metro station on the Frunzensko-Primorskaya Line (Line 5) of the Saint Petersburg Metro. It was opened on 3 October 2019 as a part of the extension of the line to the south from Mezhdunarodnaya. The extension also included Prospekt Slavy and Dunayskaya stations. Shushary is the southeastern terminus of the line, behind Dunayskaya.[1][2]

Shushary
Saint Petersburg Metro station
Metro SPB Line5 Shushary (img2).jpg
General information
Other namesYuzhnaya (proposed)
Operated bySaint Petersburg Metro
Line(s)Line 5 (Saint Petersburg Metro) Frunzensko–Primorskaya Line
Platforms2 (Side platforms)
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAboveground, covered
History
Opened3 October 2019
ElectrifiedThird rail
Services
Preceding station Spb metro logo.svg Saint Petersburg Metro Following station
Dunayskaya Line 5 Terminus

The station was initially planned as Yuzhnaya, and the name was sometimes used in official communications.[3]

Shushary is built outside of the Saint Petersburg Ring Road, in Frunzensky District. The name refers to the settlement of Shushary.

TransportEdit

Buses: 197A, 254, 324, 330.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Перспективы развития метрополитена" (in Russian). Saint Petersburg Metro. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  2. ^ "В Петербурге назвали сроки открытия пяти новых станций метро" (in Russian). rbc.ru. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  3. ^ Rogozin, Oleg (18 May 2017). "Метро на вырост" (in Russian). Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti. Retrieved 22 December 2017.

Coordinates: 59°49′12″N 30°25′58″E / 59.82000°N 30.43278°E / 59.82000; 30.43278