Lonely Planet Writer

Ulaanbaatar's train station opens after refurbishment

The capital city of Mongolia has a working railway station once again after it underwent a refurbishment.

Ulaanbaatar, Sukhbaatar Square.
Ulaanbaatar, Sukhbaatar Square. Image by Clay Gilliland / CC BY-SA 2.0

Ulaanbaatar’s railway station reportedly reopened on 3 February after a 245 million MNT (US$121,500) renovation ahead of the Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit to be held in the city in July. Among the station’s new features are a duty free shop, a currency exchange bureau, a duty free shop, an art gallery, meeting rooms and a reading hall. Mongolia’s largest railway station, Ulaanbaatar station handles around 20 passenger trains per day and up to 20,000 travellers. Read more: ubpost.mongolnews.mn