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Where Steam Trains Rest

Posted on August 13, 2012 by team


In the 1940s this station was the largest rail yard in Moscow. Today it is the only Moscow depot where they still have facilities for steam trains maintenance.

On the territory are still a wooden station building and depot structures, a water tower, an administrative building, a locomotive depot with a swinging circle, a house for staff… They were all built in 1901 in an “art nouveau” style.

Reinforced concrete hangar

Curtain aerial does not seem to be large though it is quite spacious: 30 m wide and 8-9 m high.

This locomotive is 5 m high!

These gates have seen 5 generations of assemblers…

Each section is for 5 locomotives

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3 Responses to “Where Steam Trains Rest”

  1. scott stewart says:

    great photos- does anyone have photos or info on the lend lease locomotives sent to Russia during ww2? are there collections of rusting steam trains anywhere? Siberia? any still in use in Russia?

  2. Maesrobert says:

    Where in Moscow is this?

  3. Megaliner says:

    Can you tell me; where you saw “art nouveau” style? I can not recognize it…

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