Videos tagged with "moscow metro"
Moscow Metro Train - Russian Underground Train in Summer | Moscow Subway Train [02:39]
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Moscow Metro - More Secrets Now Revealed [04:02]
A piece of art hidden deep underground, marble, mosaic and sculptures and trains roaring past. With 180 stations and around seven million passengers on a typical week day Moscow Metro is one of the world's busiest and reputedly the most beautiful. Opened during Stalin's rule in 1935 it displayed the best in Soviet architecture and was meant to impress. Plans of its construction had been drawn up in Tsarist times, but the outbreak of the First World War and then the Revolution put them on hold. In the 1930s the Communist Party took the project close to heart, even asking the London underground for advice. And from the outset the metro became the place of countless urban legends. Take the ring line. It wasn't in the original plan but... It's believed that one group of engineers was reporting to Stalin on the construction progress, he put his coffee cup on the drawings, leaving a brown circle. Taking it as a sign of Stalin's genius, the engineers ordered the construction of the ring line. And indeed, it's always printed in brown on metro maps. One of the oldest and most popular central stations is Ploshad Revolutsii or Revolution Square. Opened in 1938, it's lined with 76 figures of soldiers, workers and farmers who are said to come alive at night time. And touching the foot of this brown student is thought to cure a broken heart. Meanwhile, real students believe that rubbing the noses of the borderguards' dogs is a guarantee of passing an exam. And everyone else does it to ...
Moscow Metro - Sights & Sound [03:21]
According to Wikipedia: "The Moscow Metro is a rapid transit system serving Moscow and the neighbouring towns. Opened in 1935 with one 11-kilometre (6.8 mi) line and 13 stations, it was the first underground railway system in the Soviet Union. As of 2012, the Moscow Metro has 186 stations and its route length is 308.7 kilometres (191.8 mi). The system is mostly underground, with the deepest section 84 metres (276 ft) at the Park Pobedy station. The Moscow Metro is the world's third most heavily used rapid transit system after Tokyo subway and Seoul Metropolitan Subway."
New Moscow Metro Station, Novokosino, Opened By President Putin [07:08]
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday visited the new Moscow Metro station Novokosino, as it opened its doors to the public for the first time. He took part in the opening ceremony and viewed a display on how the subway system will develop until 2020. He also spoke to some of the people who helped build the station and thanked them for "such a present" to the city residents. Novokosino is the 186th station of the Moscow Metro and is located in the far eastern outskirts of the city, on the yellow line. 1. Wide: Putin arriving, meeting people. 00:00-01:00 2. Wide: Putin entering metro station. 01:00-01:42 3. Various of the train. 01:42-02:36 4. Wide and mid: Putin inside the train. 02:36-03:18 5. Various of station, Putin examining the project. 03:18-06:09 6. Wide and mid: Putin meeting workers. 06:09-06:42 7. Mid: Putin signing on metro map, leaving the station. 06:42-07:07
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