Moscow’s Impressive Railway Terminals (PHOTOS)

Russia’s vast network of railroads all lead to Moscow, and the city has rail terminals for long-distance passenger trains that are so vital here. Each terminal is named after the direction served; for example, passengers traveling to the Ukraine must depart from the “Kiyevsky” Terminal. Constructed between 1890-1930, they are located throughout Moscow:

Belorussky Station / Беларускі вакзал
Service to Kaliningrad, Lithuania, Belarus, Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic.

Kazansky Station / Каза́нский вокза́
Service to Central Asia, Ryzan, Ufa, Samara and Novorosk.

Kiyevsky Rail Terminal / Кіеўскі вакзал
Service to Ukraine and southeastern Russia.

Kursky Station / Ку́рский вокза́л
Service to southern Russia, the Caucasus, Eastern Ukraine and the Crimea.

Leningradsky Station / Ленингра́дский вокза́л
Service to St. Petersburg, Finland, Estonia and northwest Russia.

Paveletsky Station / Павелецкий вокзал
Service to Vornezh, Tambov, Volgograd and Astrakhan.


Rizhsky Station / Рижский вокзал
Service to Latvia.

Savyolovsky Station / Савёловский вокза́л
Service to Kostroma, Cherepovets and Vologda.

Yaroslavlsky Station / Яросла́вский вокза́л
Service to Siberia, Russian Far East, Mongolia and China.

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About Zac Macinnes
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