The «Novokrestovskaya» subway station gets officially renamed

21 July 2020

Last Monday, an official document about renaming the Novokrestovskaya station was posted on the website of the government of the city. Now it is officially called «Zenit».

The  decree was posted on July 20 on the official website of the Saint Petersburg administration. «Amend the «Names of subway stations» paper, replace the words «Novokrestovskaya» –south-west of house No. 15 on the Northern road –with the word «Zenit» – south-west of house No. 15 on the Northern road», the message says.

It was decided to rename the subway station located near the new football stadium to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the creation of the Saint Petersburg «Zenit» club and its victory in the national championship.