One of the stations of Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Linia – is the first line of Petersburg metro appeared in 1955. It connects the south-western city area (Kirovsky District) with its northern parts (Kalininsky and Vyborgsky Districts). The 29,6 km long line consists of 19 stations – Devyatkino, Grazhdansky prospect, Akademicheskaya, Politekhnicheskaya, Ploschad Myzhestva, Lesnaya, Vyborgskaya, Ploschad Lenina, Chernyshevskaya ,Ploschad Vosstania, Vladimirskaya, Pushkinskaya, Tekhnologichesky Institut, Baltiiskaya, Narvskaya, Kirovsky Zavod, Avtovo, Leninsky Prospect, Prospect Veteranov. Devyatkino is the only metro station located outside the city limits in Leningrad region. Open in 1978, it is an overland metro station with the platforms adjoining the railway platforms. Initially named “Komsomolskaya”, the station was designed by architects A.Getskin, K.Afonskaya, I.Sergeev, A.Kvyatkovsky, N.Zgotko.