is a federal highway in Russia
connecting the country's two largest cities, Moscow
and Saint Petersburg
, and continuing to the border with Finland
. Other than in the vicinity of Moscow and Saint Petersburg, the M10 is basically a two-lane highway (one lane for each direction), with an occasional third centre lane to allow overtaking or for left-turning traffic at intersections.
The distance from Moscow to Saint Petersburg is 680 km, and from there to the Finnish border it is a further 192 km.
From Moscow to Finland the route runs via Khimki
, Vyshny Volochyok
, Velikiy Novgorod
, Saint Petersburg, and Vyborg
. Between Moscow and St Petersburg the M10 is known as the "Russia" () highway and is part of European route E105
. Between Saint Petersburg and Finland it is known as the "Scandinavia" () highway and is part of European route E18
In Moscow, the M10, known as the "Leningrad Highway" (), terminates near a junction with the Volokolamsk Highway
. Both avenues merge in Leningradsky Prospekt
which continues into 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street
and then Tverskaya Street
to Manege Square
in the heart of Moscow.
In Saint Petersburg, the Moscow-bound M10 extends from Moskovsky Prospect
, on Victory Square
in the city centre
, and is known as the "Moscow Highway" ().
The new toll road
parallel to M10 will be built by......