Sunday, 22 July 2012
Minsk Train Station, Belarus.
Minsk Passazhyrski Terminal is the main passenger rail terminal in Belarus. It is sometimes called Minsk Ploshchad Lenina due to the metro station serving the terminal, or simply Minsk. The station was built in 1873. The initial wooden building was demolished in 1890 and rebuilt in stone. During WW 2 Minsk railway station was completely destroyed. It was rebuilt in 1945-1946 and served until 1991. The new building (pictured here) as Minsk-Passazhyrski railway station was built between 1991-2002. Minsk Passazhirsky is the hub of national passenger transport. It is also servesy several international trains to and from Europe.