3rd Green Line
- Opened November 3, 1967.
- Initially: Nevsky-Vasileostrovskaya line.
- The length of the line is 28.8 km, it has 12 stations.
- Average train speed: 43 km/h.
- Average time from end to end: 40 minutes.
- Average station depth: 56 meters.
- Train length: 6 wagons.
Depth profile on the line: Station depths
Traffic profile on the line: Traffic
In 1967-1979, the Third Line consisted entirely of "horizontal elevators". Today, there are eight stations of this type on the Third Line, and six in a row.
On the Third Line, as many as seven ghost stations, never built. In the general list of lines they would look like this: ..., Primorskaya, Harbor, Vasileostrovskaya, Universitetskaya, Admiralteyskaya, Gostiny Dvor, Anichkov bridge, Маяковскаяru, Ploshchad Alexandra Nevskogo-1, Smolyanaya, Crystal, Yelizarovskaya, Zavod Bolshevik (unfinished), Obukhovo.
The Third Line contains both the westernmost and easternmost points of Saint-Petersburg metro.
Interesting places of the Third line:
- Station Begovaya is the most western metro station in Russia.
- Station Zenit - the first non-terminal station in Saint-Petersburg with coastal platforms (this is when the tunnel is in the center and the platforms are on the sides).
- Both of these stations are stations with a closed air contour of the coastal type with glass walls through which the tunnel and trains can be seen.
- The busiest line station - Vasileostrovskaya.
- The longest stretch under the Neva between the stations Vasileostrovskaya and Gostiny Dvor. According to rumors, on this stage there are as many as three sealed shutters.
- Service connecting branches of 1/3 Lines.
- The station with the longest name: Ploshchad Alexandra Nevskogo-1, 25 Russian letters. On it is the famous epic panel "five men on four horses" - Alexander Nevsky Square, transition.
- Service connecting branches of 3/4 Lines.
- Between the stations Ploshchad Alexandra Nevskogo-1) and Yelizarovskaya lies the longest inter-station tunnel in Saint-Petersburg (3.4 kilometers).
- The station Lomonosovskaya is cheerfully and fervently mentioned by Dovlatov in his story Nomenclature low shoes. And at the same time, it is one of only three metro stations in Saint-Petersburg with a ground-based anti-nuclear protection complex.
- Between the stations Lomonosovskaya and Proletarskaya there is an unfinished line to the station Zavod Bolshevik (unfinished).
- Station Proletarskaya - one of two stations in Saint-Petersburg, due to the great depth it is forced to have a cascade of two escalators.
- Slopes of 50 thousandths between stations Obukhovo and Rybatskoye.
- Station Rybatskoye and TCh-5 Nevskoye are the most eastern metro points in Saint-Petersburg.