The history of the station
The most interesting feature of the Moscow station is that he has a "close relative". His "twin brother" is called the Leningrad station, and "lives" it in Moscow, accepting and seeing the trains going to the Northern capital.
The date of construction of the Moscow railway station is 1851. Since that time it has undergone reconstruction and restoration combining the pomp of architecture of XIX century with the latest technology of the XXI century.
The first head of the then Nicholas station was assigned the father of the future Russian traveler Nikolai Ilyich Maclay. His apartment was located directly in the building of the station. There was also the railway administration, the Imperial room, the offices and apartments of employees of the station.
Daily the main station of St. Petersburg serves approximately 40 rolling stock moving in Eastern and southern directions. In addition to branded trains "Sapsan", "Aurora" and "Nevsky Express", going to Moscow, this station sends passengers to Voronezh, Adler, Simferopol, Kharkov, Belgorod, Samara, Evpatoria. Especially busy days for staff working here comes with the arrival of warmth and holiday season, because the number of passengers at once increases several times.
Schedule of trains from the Moscow station in all directions, you can call us at the information Desk or on the website.
Four modern platforms are equipped with automatic turnstiles intended for the embarkation and disembarkation of passengers traveling to suburbs of St. Petersburg. With one of the platforms for trains equipped with luxury carriages. From the Moscow station can be reached Chudovo, Velikiy Novgorod, Volkhov, Tosno, Shapki, the village of Budogoshch'.
The structure of the station
The station building is the Central hall, which is surrounded by many restaurants, cafes, shops, bistros, gift and kiosks. Adjoin ticket hall and waiting room with a VIP area. There is medical service, Luggage storage, Lounges, a point of order and the room mother and child. Decoration and a traditional meeting place is the monument to Peter the Great located right in the Central hall of the Moscow station.