The Lakhtinsky crossover is a railroad line that crosses the Lakhtinsky Razliv lake in Saint Petersburg, Russia. For the first stage of the Primorskaya line on the route from Novaya Derevnya to Lakhta, it was necessary to cross lake Lakhtinsky Razliv.
|Carries||One way rail traffic|
|Crosses||Lakhtinsky Razliv Lake|
|Locale||Lakhtinsky Razliv Lake|
|Maintained by||RZhD, OktZhD, SPbZhD|
|Design||Metal one-span girder bridge, based on box-shaped beams on stone coastal foundations|
Engineer P. A. Avenarius constructed the crossover in 1894. It was a 200-metre (660 ft) pile bridge which paralleled the Lakhtinsky dam on which there was a road. Near to the bridge, Shunting loop Dum and Shunting loop 2 verst were constructed. The bridge opened July 12, 1894.
Destruction and rebuilding
As of 2009, the bridge is a metal one-span girder bridge, constructed from box-shaped beams on stone foundations.
- Chepurin, Sergey; Nikolayenko, Arkady (May 2007). Сестрорецкая и Приморская железные дороги [Sestroretsk and Primorskaya railways] (in Russian). Retrieved February 21, 2009.