21.04.2010

Underground crossing between Vasilevsky island and Petrogradka will pass under the channel of Neva river

Vasilevsky island and Petrogradka will be connected soon with the huge escalator, informs correspondent of The Morning News. There will be new underground input on Sportivnaya metro station, which will be situated near Tuchkov bridge, at the corner with admiral Makarov quay. The tunnel will pass under the channel of Neva river. Passengers will not have to go the way more than half-kilometre on foot.
For this purpose the underwater tunnel will be equiped with travalator - moving way. It will take passengers to one of " Sportivnaya -1" metro station circles. Money for the new input is appropriated for 2012. Jobs will last for two-three years. So " Sportivnaya -2" metro station will appear not earlier than 2015.