Moscow Kazanskaya railway station

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Moscow Kazanskaya
Moscow Railway terminal
KazanRailTerminalWest.jpg
View of the station's main entrance
Location 2 Komsomolskaya Square
Krasnoselsky District, Central Administrative Okrug, Moscow
Russia
Coordinates 55°46′24″N 37°39′23″E / 55.773333°N 37.656389°E / 55.773333; 37.656389
Line(s)
Platforms 9
Tracks 17
Connections
Other information
Station code 194013
Fare zone 0
History
Opened 1864
Rebuilt 1913, 1950, 1987
Electrified 1933
Previous names Ryazansky
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Railway   Following station
Terminus Kazan Line
toward Cherusti
Ryazan Line
toward Ryazan 1

Kazansky railway terminal (Russian: Каза́нский вокза́л, Kazansky vokzal) also known as Moscow Kazanskaya railway station (Russian: Москва́-Каза́нская, Moskva-Kazanskaya) is one of nine railway terminals in Moscow, situated on the Komsomolskaya Square, across the square from the Leningradsky and Yaroslavsky stations.

Kazansky station primarily serves two major railway lines radiating from Moscow: the eastbound one, to Kazan, Yekaterinburg, and points beyond (one of the routes of the Trans-Siberian Railway), and the south-east-bound one, to Ryazan. After Ryazan, the south-eastern line branches a number of times, so that trains originating from Kazansky station serve most of south-eastern Russia, Kazakhstan, and the post-Soviet Central Asian states (mostly via the Trans-Aral line). Commuter trains serving these two directions use Kazansky station as well.

Occasionally, long-distance trains serving the eastbound Moscow-Nizhny Novgorod line use Kazansky station as well. However, the commuter trains of that line never do so, as they always arrive to Moscow's Kursky Rail Terminal.

Construction of the modern building according to the design by architect Alexey Shchusev started in 1913 and ended in 1940. The building resembles the Söyembikä Tower in Kazan.

Trains and destinations[edit]

Long distance[edit]

Train number Train name Destination Operated by
001/002 Premium (ex. Tatarstan) (rus, tat: Премиум (Татарстан)) RussiaTatarstan Kazan Russia Russian Railways
003/004 Kavkaz (rus: Кавказ) Russia Kislovodsk Russia Russian Railways
005/006 Uzbekiston (uzb: Oʻzbekiston) Uzbekistan Tashkent Uzbekistan Oʻzbekiston temir yoʻllari
009/010 Zhiguli (rus: Жигули) Russia Samara Russia Russian Railways
011/012 Sochi (rus: Сочи) Russia Adler Russia Russian Railways
013/014 Yuzhny Ural (rus: Южный Урал) Russia Chelyabinsk (coach: Russia Magnitogorsk) Russia Russian Railways
015/016 Premium (ex. Ural) (rus: Премиум (Урал)) Russia Yekaterinburg Russia Russian Railways
017/018 Kyrgyzstan (kyr, rus: Кыргызстан) Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Railway
019/020 Premium (ex. Tikhy Don) (rus: Премиум (Тихий Дон)) Russia Rostov-on-Don Russia Russian Railways
021/022 Ulyanovsk (rus: Ульяновск) Russia Ulyanovsk Russia Russian Railways
023/024 Premium (ex. Yarmarka) (rus: Премиум (Ярмарка)) Russia Nizhny Novgorod (Moskovsky) Russia Russian Railways
025/026 Italmas (rus, udm: Италмас)) RussiaUdmurtia Izhevsk Russia Russian Railways
029/030 Premium (ex. Kuban) (rus: Премиум (Кубань)) Russia Novorossiysk Russia Russian Railways
031/032 Orenburzhye (rus: Оренбуржье) Russia Orenburg Russia Russian Railways
033/034 Osetia (os: Ирыстон, rus: Оcетия) RussiaNorth Ossetia–Alania Vladikavkaz Russia Russian Railways
035/036 Altay (rus: Алтай) Russia Barnaul Russia Russian Railways
039/040 Bashkortostan (bash: Башҡортостан, rus: Башкортостан) RussiaBashkortostan Ufa Russia Russian Railways
041/042 Mordovia (erz, mok, rus: Мордовия) RussiaMordovia Saransk Russia Russian Railways
051/052 Sura (rus: Сура) Russia Penza Russia Russian Railways
053/054 Chuvashia (chv: Чăваш Ен, rus: Чувашия) RussiaChuvashia Cheboksary Russia Russian Railways
057/058 Mariy El (mar, rus: Марий Эл) RussiaMari El Yoshkar-Ola Russia Russian Railways
059/060 Tumen (rus: Тюмень) Russia Nizhnevartovsk Russia Russian Railways
089/090 Zauralye (rus: Зауралье) Kazakhstan Petropavl Russia Russian Railways
099/100 Tikhiy Don (rus: Тихий Дон) Russia Rostov-on-Don Russia Russian Railways
101/102 Premium (ex. Sochi) (rus: Премиум (Сочи)) Russia Adler Russia Russian Railways
103/104 Moskovia (rus: Московия) Russia Adler Russia Russian Railways
319/320 Tojikiston (taj: Тоҷикистон) Tajikistan Dushanbe Tajikistan Tajikistan Railways

Other destinations[edit]

Country Destinations
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Astana, Balqash, Karagandy, Pavlodar, Ridder
Russia Russia Anapa, Bereshino, Biysk, Bugulma, Dimitrovgrad, Grozny, Kirov, Kolomna, Krugloe Pole, Kurovskoye, Kumertau, Makhachkala, Naberezhnye Chelny, Nalchik, Nazran, Neryungri, Novokuznetsk, Orsk, Ramenskoye, Ryazan, Sarov, Sergach, Severobaykalsk, Tolyatti, Tommot, Tynda, Ulan-Ude, Zemetchino
Tajikistan Tajikistan Kulob

Suburban destinations[edit]

Suburban commuter trains (elektrichka) connect Kazansky station with the towns of Lyubertsy, Gzhel, Kurovskoye, Shatura, Cherusti, Vekovka, Bykovo, Ramenskoye, Bronnitsy, Voskresensk, Yegoryevsk, Kolomna and Ryazan.

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