Weekly Photo Challenge: Descent

St Petersburg Metro Escalator

Escalator on the St Petersburg Metro

Because it needs to run below huge rivers, the Saint-Petersburg Metro is the deepest in the World and the Primorskaya platform is seventy-one metres below ground with an escalator ride of one hundred and ten metres which takes several minutes to get to the bottom (the deepest station on the London Underground by-the-way is Angel on the Northern Line at sixty metres and on the New York Subway it is 191st Street on the Seventh Avenue Line at a mere fifty-five metres).

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10 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Descent

  1. That’s D.e.e.p. At least for ME. You’d never know by looking at the surroundings.


  2. 71 meters? You could do some mining while you are down there!


  3. Stunning capture. Love the moving train.


  4. Wow, that is a long, steep ride!


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