May 27th, second entrance to the metro station Sportivnaya has been inaugurated. St.Petersburg governor Georgiy Poltavchenko along with local parliament speaker Makarov took part in this event.
Passengers can get to the new hall from Makarova embarkment on Vasilievskii island. From there passengers can walk or take a travelator that goes underneath Neva to reach trains. With new hall now in operation, passengers can save time and get to two city districts using single metro stop.
New passenger hall is equipped with new gates
designed and manufactured by CJSC ELSY along with TVMs
and ticketing back-office. For extra convenience passengers can save time and purchase single ride tickets or top up existing e-purse by using TVMs located there. Also payment with a PayPass enabled bank card is now possible right at the gate.