Sviatoshyn (Kyiv Metro)

Sviatoshyn (Ukrainian: Святошин, (listen)) is a station on Kyiv Metro's Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line. The station was opened on 5 November 1971, and is named after Kyiv's Sviatoshyn neighborhood. It was designed by H.V. Holovko, N.S. Kolomiiets, and M.M. Syrkin. The station was formerly known as Sviatoshyno (Ukrainian: Святошино).

Sviatoshyn
KyivMetroLogo.png Kyiv Metro station
Svyatoshyn metro station Kiev 2010 01.jpg
The Station Hall
General information
LocationSviatoshynskyi District
Kyiv
Ukraine
Coordinates50°27′27″N 30°23′31″E / 50.45750°N 30.39194°E / 50.45750; 30.39194Coordinates: 50°27′27″N 30°23′31″E / 50.45750°N 30.39194°E / 50.45750; 30.39194
Owned byKyiv Metro
Line(s)Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line
Platforms1
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeunderground
Depth12 m (39 ft)
Platform levels1
Other information
Station code112
History
Opened5 November 1971
ElectrifiedYes
Previous namesSviatoshyno
Services
Preceding station Kyiv Metro logo.svg Kyiv Metro Following station
Zhytomyrska Sviatoshynsko–Brovarska line Nyvky
towards Lisova

The station is shallow underground, along with the Beresteiska and the Nyvky stations, which are the first stations of the Kyiv Metro system that are not lain deep underground. The station consists of a central hall with rows of circular columns near the platforms. On the tiled walls along the tracks is an "abstract" motif. The entrance to the station is connected with passenger tunnels on both ends of the station, passing under the Peremohy Prospekt (Victory Avenue). The western exit is connected to the Sviatoshyn Railway Station.

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