In Novosibirsk the largest railway, automobile, aviation and river routes are crossed. Novosibirsk connects Siberia, the Far East, Central Asia, China and Mongolia with the European regions of the Russian Federation.
The main objects of transport infrastructure in Novosibirsk:
- Novosibirsk International Airport “Tolmachevo”
The history of Novosibirsk International Airport “Tolmachevo” began with the construction of a military airfield in 1941 in a military camp at the Ob station. In 1951 the construction of the new runway with the length of 2,100 meters began. The runway is currently operated after its modernization.
The modern International Airport serves 1800 passengers per hour at domestic flights and 750 passengers at international flights.
The new terminal of international flights (Terminal B) was opened on July 21, 2015.
Location: 633104, the Novosibirsk region, Ob-4 town, Tolmachevo Airport
- Novosibirsk-Glavny Railway Station
Novosibirsk-Glavny is the largest passenger railway station in Novosibirsk and the Novosibirsk region. Passsenger traffic is more than 16 mln people per year. The hall area takes 29 000 sq meters, and there are about 4000 seats.
All travelers can not only buy the tickets and wait for their trains, but as well have a lunch here, take a shower in the special equipped rooms, check e-mail, buy necessary stuff for train journey. There are baby care rooms and hotel for transit travellers.
Location: 630004, Novosibirsk, Shamshurina str., 43 (the nearest metro station - Ploshad Garina-Michailovskogo Station)
Resources: eng.rzd.ru; www.nsk.novosibdom.ru; www.zhd-vokzaly.ru; www.top54.city
- Bus Terminal
Novosibirsk Bus Terminal was opened in 1964 and it is still operating.
It is the largest transport hub. From here you can get to suburban and interregional stations, as well to big cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Location: 630007, Novosibirsk, Krasny prospect, 4 (the nearest metro station – “Ploshad Lenina” Station)
Photographers: Oleg Asratyan, aos1986.livejournal.com and Artem Lisicin