Moscow metro

Opened in 1935, the Moscow Metro is well known for the ornate design of many of its stations, which contain outstanding examples of socialist realist art. On this week's fact-finding Moscow Out Martyn Andrews, map in hand, explores the breathtaking underground train network under the Russian Capital that carries over seven million passengers just on a normal weekday! We reveal the Metro's amazing history, discover why its service and trains run so smoothly, and we introduce you to some of the most beautiful underground platforms in the world!