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15/05/1935 The Moscow Metro opens to the public

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Moscow Metro (1935)

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The Moscow Metro: World's Busiest Cities - BBC Two

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Russia: Tips, Tricks and Travel in the Moscow Metro

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THE BEAUTIFUL MOSCOW METRO

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Feel the Nuclear Thrill: Moscow metro world's biggest atomic bunker

The Moscow Metro was opened with one single 11km long line consisting of 11 stations. As such, it was the first underground railway system in the Soviet Union. Initial plans for the metro date back to the Russian Empire. However, it was not until 1928 that construction on the first route began.
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    • Essentials 

    • Operations 

    • Stations 

    • Lines 

    • Renamed lines 

    • Rolling stock 

    • World War II 

    • Modern Era 

    • History 

    • First four stages of construction 

    • Cold War era 

    • Industrialization 

    • Mobilization 

    • Patriotic influences 

    • Moscow Central Circle urban railway (Line 14) 

    • Logo 

    • Ticketing 

    • Expansions 

    • Current plans 

    • Metro 2 

    • 1982 escalator accident 

    • 2004 bombings 

    • 2005 Moscow blackout 

    • 2010 bombing 

    • 2014 pile incident 

    • 2014 derailment 

    • In popular culture