Transport

The History of Moscow Taxi

The history of Moscow (Russian) taxi has its roots in the times of cabmen who were an inevitable part of the Russian capital. In the XVIII century there were approximately 2000 cabbies. On this tour you will find out: — who cabmen were and what categories of cabmen existed; — which resolutions and decrees were issued to control their activity; […]

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Underground palaces and temples of the Metro

The Moscow Metro lives up to its unique reputation. It is the most beautiful, the deepest, and the largest underground in the world, which has long been recognized as an object of cultural significance. Why did the Soviet capital choose its own way of development and the Moscow Metro did not copy the London Tube, Berlin underground railway or Metro […]

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Children’s railway

When hearing “Children’s Railway” many people would visualize an attraction in a recreation park where children ride on a train around the park- but that is not true. Moscow children’s railway is a unique educational and transport institution tackled by all the latest developments in the field of railway service and traffic. It is the 11-16-year-old teenagers who administer train […]

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The History of Constructing Railways and Railway Stations

Railways were one of the main engines in the engineering progress in the past two centuries. It required efforts from engineers to build large bridges, tunnels and challenging landing stages cover. Meanwhile the architects created beautiful railway stations to adorn cities. Our tour provides a visitor with the history of the first Russian railways’ construction and Moscow’s most beautiful railway […]

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Locomotive ride

This is a unique tour in retro style. During the “ locomotive ride” you can turn back the hands of time and take part in the life of the railway in the early 20th century, for a short time become a passenger of the retro-train, feel the heat of a hot steam engine and hear an inspiring train horn. “Locomotive […]

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