The Moscow Metro

The Russian metro, or Underground system as we call it here in London, is the world’s most beautiful transport network. Built in the Soviet era as a subterranean ornate network for citizens to enjoy on their travels.

  • The Moscow Metro is one of the busiest subways in the world and is the world record-holder for on-time departures and arrivals with an accuracy of 99.99%!
  • 44 of the 200 Moscow stations are listed as cultural heritage sites.
  • Construction began in 1931 after the Soviet Union was established.
  • Like in London the Moscow underground stations were used as bomb shelters during WWII
  • 7 new stations were built during The War.
  • While travelling on the radial lines of the Moscow Metro to the centre the stations are announced by men’s voices, and travelling the opposite direction by women’s voices.
Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Arbatskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Arbatskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Ploshchad Revolyutsii Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Ploshchad Revolyutsii Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Ploshchad Revolyutsii Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Ploshchad Revolyutsii Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Communist Mural in Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Communist Mural in Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Park Pobedy Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Park Pobedy Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Park Pobedy Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Mayakovskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Mayakovskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Mayakovskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Belorusskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Belorusskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Belorusskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Novoslobodskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Novoslobodskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Novoslobodskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Prospekt Mira Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Prospekt Mira Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Komsomoloskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Komsomoloskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Komsomoloskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Komsomoloskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Elektrozavodskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Elektrozavodskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Taganskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

Interior of Taganskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

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