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Moscow Metro to Drive Tramps and Beggars out
Moscow metro is overcrowded, and this is a problem to solve. A problem without obvious solution is tramps, beggars and black trading in the Moscow Metro. New chief of Moscow Metro Ivan Besedin promised to remove them.
Moscow Metro
A brilliant example of Soviet architecture, the Moscow metro has become popular among tourists for its ornate and elegant design. Opened in 1935 it is now second most heavily used subway in the world. It has 12 lines, 117 stations, and some 10m people traveling every day.
Metro (Underground/ Tube) is an alternative to the ground public transport. It is a quick way to get to another part of a city. No traffic jams and only two-and-a-half-minute break between trains during the daytime. Here Russia-InfoCentre presents metro line maps for the largest Russian cities: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Samara, Kazan, and Volgograd. This can help you to plan your journey and to select the best out of all possible routes to get to your destination.
Moscow Metro Causes Pimples
It is widely known that crowded places are a favourable environment for generation of bacteria. In order to find how dangerous for health Moscow metro is Russian scientists have collected bacteriological samples from the metro halls, escalators, and subway trains. The results have shown that Moscow metro teems with bacteria that may cause some health problems in people with a suppressed immune system.


Lubyanka Underground Passage Decoration
The most usual underground passage at the Lubyanka metro station has been turned into a work of art.
Light Metro to Appear in Moscow Region
Moscow region officials plan to start the construction of a so-called 'light' overground metro in the region next year, governor Andrey Vorobyov told the press on Friday, January 23.
Baumanskaya Metro Station Renovation
It was finally decided to close for renovation Baumanskaya Metro station of Moscow subways Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya Line.
Omsk Metro Project
Omsk Oblast government has made a final decision on adjusting the project of Omsk subway.
The Draft Of the First Metro In the South of Russia
The design of the city metro is being developed in Rostov.
The Panel Picture at the Kievskaya Metro Station Was Restored
The metro station "Kievskaya" in Moscow is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The main gift for this anniversary was the restoration of the unique artistic panel A Folk Festival in Kiev.
Metro Information Displays Count Down
Information boards at the St. Petersburg metro stations will indicate the time remaining to train arrival.
Stairways To Metro Are More Accessible
21 metro station of St. Petersburg will be equipped with wheelchair elevators.
Two Christianizations of Kievan Rus' Exhibition Opened in Moscow Subway
The exhibition Two Christianizations of Kievan Rus timed for the 1025th anniversary since the Baptism Russia and the 25th jubilee of the revival of church has been opened at the Vystavochnaya metro station in Moscow Metro.
Metro station Seligerskaya to be opened in Moscow next year
The metro station Seligerskaya in the North of Moscow may be launched in exploitation in the end of 2014, claimed the Moscow authorities.
St. Petersburg plans to launch metro at night
A shuttle between metro stations Nevskiy prospect and Gorkovskaya may be launched from 1 a.m. till 3 a.m. in St. Petersburg.
Moscow metro may exploit foreign rails
Moscow authorities are considering exploiting Japan or Austria produced rails in building Moscow metro.
Notes From the Underground: Bookcrossing On Petersburg Metro
A cultural capital of Russia, Petersburg plans to bring Literature to metro passengers. Bookstalls will first be installed in the stations connecting the metro with railway stations.
Metro Station "Volkhonka" Will Be Decorated By The Copies Of Exhibits From The Pushkin Museum
The project of the future metro station "Volkhonka" of Kalininsko-Solntsevskaya metro line involves the decoration of the platform by the copies of exhibits from the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
Petrogradskaya metro station is closed for nearly a year
The metro station Petrogradskaya in St. Petersburg has been closed since January 5 for repairing works. The station is expected to be reopened in 11 months, on November 1, 2013.
Christmas Songs And Poems Will Be Performed In the Metro During the Holidays
Christmas songs and poems performed by Vladimir Vinokur and young speakers will be performed in the Moscow metro during the holidays.
SberBank Offers Metro Passes to Debit Card Holders
SberBank of Russia has joined a host of other banks in providing Moscow citizens with underground access. The Bank also plans to expand the offer on to overground transport.
Taking Photos Outlawed in St. Petersburg Metro
St. Petersburgs City Hall has just passed a law prohibiting the use of photo- and video-equipment on the citys metro system.
Some Station of Petersburg Metro to Become Monuments
The Cultural Heritage Preservation Council has included a number of metro stations of Petersburg into the list of monuments of regional value.
The French Intend to Build Metro in Moscow
The French company Vinci, one of the largest building groups in the world, has offered its services in building metro to the Moscow government.

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