The reasons for this may be several geological features, hydrography, etc.
If you often use the metro, you know that on average metro station is located at a depth of several storeys under the ground. The platform can be reached via the stairs or using the escalator. Underground rivers, lakes and swamps did not leave the engineers choice: it was deep underground. But the professionals came through with a hard job! So, the first of these unique stations – the deepest metro station in the world!
Arsenal, Kiev metro
Arsenalna station of the Kiev metro is located at a depth of 105.5 meters. Currently, it is the deepest metro station in the world. If passengers could get to the train, then he needs to take two long escalators, which can take up to five minutes, informs Rus.Media.
The station is laid so deep through the geography of Kiev. The entrance to the subway is at the top of a steep mountain near the Dnieper river.
Admiralty, Saint Petersburg metro
Second place in the list of the deepest metro stations Admiralteyskaya is in Russia. It is located at a depth of 86 metres and is part of one of the world’s deepest metro systems – the St. Petersburg metro. The depth of some of the hauls on this line reaches 95-100 meters!
Victory Park, Moscow metro
Metro station Park Pobedy in Moscow located at a depth of 84 meters. It is the third deepest station in the world and the deepest in Moscow. The length of the escalators – 126,8 meters. The station consists of two independent rooms connected by two passages.
Pugin, the Pyongyang metro
Another metro station, which is worth to mention is the metro station Pugin in Pyongyang (North Korea). It is located at a depth of about 100 meters. It’s so deep that the temperature here year round is maintained at around 18 degrees. Like many others, this metro station serves as a shelter. In the hallways there are doors that protect from the explosions. Have Pyongyang metro and one more feature: it is the cheapest in the world – travel will cost only 4 cents. Pugin ranks 13th in the list of most beautiful subway stations in the world.