Moscow is not only the capital of Russia but also centre for education, politics, culture, transport and economy. It has a lot of history and attracts many tourists per year. The most common transport is the train and in the city you will find nine different train stations. The names of them come from routes they are taking.
Address: 3 Komsomolskaya Sq.
It is the oldest train station in Moscow and located near the metro station Komsomolskaya. The trains from here go to North-Western Russia, including St.Petersburg, Novgorod, Petrozavodsk, Murmansk, Finland and Estonia. The railway station got constructed by the architect Konstantin Thron in the design of the Moskovsky train station in Saint Petersburg. It had been built from 1844 to 1851. It has already had several names and was renovated in 1950 and 1972. It is notable that the amount of passengers is constantly increasing.
Yaroslavlsky Train Station
Address: 5 Komsomolskaya Sq.
The train station is located near the Leningradsky train station at the matro station Komsomolskaya. The Trans-Siberian route passes also this train station and trains from here leave to Golden Ring, North-Eastern Russia, the Russian Far East, Mongolia and China. From all the nine train stations in Moscow, this one has the highest number of passengers.
Kazansky Train Station
Address: 2 Komsomolskaya Sq.
The train station is also located next to the metro station Komsomolskaya. The trains leave to Kazan, Tatarstan, Urals, Central Asia and South of Russia. Times of construction of this modern train station were between 1913 and 1940 designed by the architect Alexey Shchusev. The train station in its design looks like the Söyembikä Tower in Kazan.
Belorussky Train Station
Address: 7 Tverskaya Zastava Sq.
The trains from here leave to Belorus, Kalliningrad (Russia), Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic. The architect Ivan Strukov constructed it and it was opened in 1870 but renovated from 1910-1912. It is connected to the airport and also takes some local routes to the suburb of Moscow.
Kievsky Train Station
Address: 2 Kievskogo Vokzala Sq.
The train station is situated near the metro station Kievskaya and takes routes to the Ukraine and Southeastern Europe. It was designed by Ivan Rerberg and Vladimir Shukhov in 1914-1918. It is the only train station in the city from which you can directly look at the Moscow river.
Kursky Train Station
Address: 29 Zemlyanoi Val St.
The train station takes routes to Vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod, Oryol, Perm, Southern Russia, Caucasus, Eastern Ukraine, Crimea. Metro stations next to it are Kurskaya and Chkalovskaya. The first construction has been made by N.P. Orlov in 1896 and it has been reconstructed by G.I. Voloshinov in 1972.
Paveletsky Train Station
Address: 1 Paveletskaya Sq.
The train station takes routes for long distances to Almaty, Voronezh, Baku, Luhansk, Saratov, Donetsk, Tambov, Lipetsk, Volgograd, Yelets and Astrakhan. It has a conncetion to the Domodedovo airport. It is a very old train station first constructed by A. Krasovskiy in 1900 and reconstructed by A.Gurkov, S.Kuznetsova and A.Vorontsov in 1987. The new construction is much bigger and has a high volume of traffic.
Rizhsky Train Station
Address: 79/3 Rizhskaya Sq.
It is situated next to the metro station Rizhskaya and takes routes to Baltic countries. It opened in 1901, designed by S. Brzhozovsky who was also involved in the construction of the Vitebsky station in Saint Petersburg. As well, the station have had already a lot of different names. The train station received its current name in 1946. It is a very modern one and is also mentioned in the Moscow Railway Museum.
Savyolovsky Train Station
Address: Savyolovskogo Vokzala Sq.The train station takes routes to northern Moscow but also to long distance destinations: Kostroma, Cherepovets, Vologda (Russia). There is also a connection to the airport Sheremetyevo. The nearest metro station is Savyolovskaya. The times of construcition were between 1897 and 1902 and is named after a village which is located along the route. In occasion to its 90th anniversary it had been reconstructed.