In 2007 St.-Petersburg has five major railway stations serving various directions: Baltiysky Rail Terminal, Vitebsky Rail Terminal, Ladozhsky Rail Terminal, Moskovsky Rail Terminal and Finlyandsky Rail Terminal. All of them, except Ladoga Rail Terminal, terminating in a dead-end.
from Saint-Petersburg by train to:
Opened in 2003. Built at a cost of nine billion rubles (USD 300 million).
The oldest (1851) preserved station in the city.
The station was modelled in 1854 after Gare de l'Est in Paris.
On this location was the first railway station to be built in Saint Petersburg and the whole of the Russian Empire. As the first station was in wood, it was quickly rebuilt.
The station was built (1870) by Finnish State Railways as the eastern terminus of the new Riihimäki Saint Petersburg railway.
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