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Rizhsky train station

Rizhsky railway station is the lowest loaded railway station in Moscow. Today, only two long-distance trains depart from the platform - to Riga and to Velikiye Luki, and commuter trains as well. On the territory of Rizhsky Railway Station there is a scientific Center for Technical Information and the Center for Innovative Development, where everyone can visit an innovative exhibition of railway special equipment.

It is situated next to the metro station Rizhskaya and takes routes to Baltic countries. It opened in 1901, designed by S. Brzhozovsky who was also involved in the construction of the Vitebsky station in Saint Petersburg. As well, the station have had already a lot of different names. The train station received its current name in 1946. It is a very modern one and is also mentioned in the Moscow Railway Museum.