Akademicheskaya (Saint Petersburg Metro)

Akademicheskaya (Russian: Академи́ческая) is a station of the Saint Petersburg Metro. It opened on 31 December 1975. The station is about 64 metres (210 ft) under the ground.

Saint Petersburg Metro station
Station Hall
LocationKalininsky District
Saint Petersburg
Coordinates60°0′45.97″N 30°23′45.66″E
Owned bySaint Petersburg Metro
Line(s) Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line
PlatformsIsland platform
Structure typeUnderground
Depth64 meters (210 feet)
Bicycle facilitiesyes
Closed2018 .07.30 - 2019.06.30
Electrified825 v DC by bottom third rail
Preceding station   St Petersburg Metro   Following station
toward Devyatkino
Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line

Surface facilities

The entrance lobby of the station is located on the corner of Civil Avenue (Rus:Гражданский проспект) and Avenue of Science (Rus:Проспект Науки) . The frieze inside the ground lobby is made of polished red-pink granite, the floor is made of gray granite, the walls of the cash room are faced with white marble.

Underground structure

"Academic" - column station of deep Foundation (depth ≈ 64 m). The theme of the underground hall is devoted to Soviet science.

«Теперь все чудеса техники и завоевания культуры станут общенародным достоянием, и отныне никогда человеческий ум и гений не будут обращены в средства насилия»

In the end wall of the hall there is an inscription with the words of Lenin:

<<Now all the wonders of technology and the conquest of culture will become public property, and from now on never the human mind and genius will not be turned into a means of violence>>

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