Moscow Kiyevsky railway station

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Moscow Kiyevsky
Moscow Railway terminal
Киевский вокзал в Москве.jpg
View of the main facade from Europe Square
Location 1, Kiyevskogo Vokzala sq.
Coordinates 55°44′35″N 37°34′02″E / 55.743056°N 37.567222°E / 55.743056; 37.567222
Line(s) Kiev Line
Platforms >10
Tracks >10
Buses: 91, 119, 205, 320, 394, 477, 791, 902
Trolleybuses: T-7, 17, 34, 34к[1]
Architect Ivan Rerberg, Vyacheslav Oltarzhevsky
Chief Engineer: Vladimir Shukhov
Other information
Station code 198103
Fare zone 0
Opened 1899
Moscow Kiyevsky is located in Moscow Ring Road
Moscow Kiyevsky
Moscow Kiyevsky
Location within Moscow Ring Road

Kiyevsky railway terminal (Russian: Ки́евский вокза́л, Kievskiy vokzal) also known as Moscow Kiyevskaya railway station (Russian: Москва́-Ки́евская, Moskva-Kievskaya) is one of the nine railway terminals of Moscow, Russia. It is the only railway station in Moscow to have a frontage on the Moskva River. The station is located at the Square of Europe, in the beginning of Bolshaya Dorogomilovskaya Street in Dorogomilovo District of Moscow.

As the name suggests there are regular services to Kiev. There used to be regular services to Belgrade, Zagreb, Varna, Bucharest, Sofia, Niš, Budapest, Prague, Vienna and Venice as well. A hub of the Moscow Metro is located nearby.

History and design[edit]

The station was built between 1914 and 1918 in the Byzantine Revival style, which is especially pronounced in the 51 m-high (167 ft) clocktower. Originally named the Bryansk station, it was designed by Ivan Rerberg and Vladimir Shukhov, and is considered an important landmark of architecture and engineering of the time.

The station building is flanked by a gigantic train shed which is distinguished by its simplicity and constructive boldness. The platforms are covered by a massive glazed parabolic structure (length 321 metres (1,053 ft), width 47.9 metres (157 ft), height 30 m (98 ft)) weighing over 1250 tons. Its open-work steel trusses are clearly visible, and they demonstrate the elegance of the grandiose building.

Trains and destinations[edit]



Train number Original name Destination Operated by
005/006 Kiev Ukrainian Railways
023/024 Odessa
073/074 Lviv
061/062 Mykolaiv
055/056 Khmelnytskyi
047/048 Chișinău Calea Ferată din Moldova
099/100  Ivan Paristy  Bryansk Russian Railways
737, 739, 741  Day Express 
107, 209
151 Saint Petersburg
085/086 Klimov
201, 203 Novozybkov
237 Anapa1
555 Adler2
  • 1, 2seasonal trains, untill 2018-10.

Directions and countries[edit]

Land Places
Russia Adler, Anapa, Bryansk, Kaluga, Klimov, Novozybkov, Saint Petersburg
Ukraine Khmelnytskyi, Kiev, Lviv, Mykolaiv, Odessa
Moldova Chișinău

Suburban destinations[edit]

Suburban commuter trains (elektrichka) connect Kiyevsky station with stations and platforms of the Kiyevsky suburban direction of Moscow Railway, in particular with the towns of Aprelevka, Nara, Balabanovo, Obninsk, Maloyaroslavets, and Kaluga-I.[3]

Vnukovo International Airport connections[edit]

Kiyevsky station is connected to Vnukovo International Airport by Aeroexpress trains, which are not operated by Russian Railways though they use the same tracks.[4]

Ground transport routes[edit]

Legend:  902  - express; M - middle class; L - large class; E - extra large class[5].

Route Terminals Streets traveled Bus class Legal operator
Regular Bus Service
 91  Matveevskoe (railway stop)
Veernaya Str.
4th Setunsky proezd
Third Ring Road
Vorobyevskoe highway, Berezhkovskaya emb., Kutuzovsky Avenue M 20th taxi park
 119  Nagorny Blvd.
Nagornaya Str.
Kievsky Rail Terminal
Square of Europe
Sevastopol Avenue, Leninsky Avenue, L Autoline group
 320  Kievsky Rail Terminal
 3  4  5 Kiyevskaya Str.
2th Mosfilm proezd
Pyryeva Str.
Vorobyevskoe highway, Mosfilmovskaya Street M Trans way
 394  Kievsky Rail Terminal
 3  4  5 Kiyevskaya Str.
 8  Ramenki
Ramensky Blvd.
Vorobyevskoe highway, Mosfilmovskaya Street M 20th taxi park
 474  Kievsky Rail Terminal
 3  4  5 Kiyevskaya Str.
Matveevskoe (railway stop)
Veernaya Str.
Kutuzovsky Avenue L
Municipal bus Service
 205  Zarechye
Moscow Ring Road
Dovzhenko Str.
Skolkovskoe highway, Kutuzovsky Avenue, Berezhkovskaya emb., Mosfilmovskaya Street M, L Mosgortrans
 205k  Kievsky Rail Terminal
 3  4  5 Kiyevskaya Str.
Dovzhenko Str.
Square of Europe, Berezhkovskaya emb., Mosfilmovskaya Street L
 454  Odintsovo
Odintsovsky park
Kievsky Rail Terminal
 3  4  5 Kiyevskaya Str.
Mozhayskoye highway, Kutuzovsky Avenue L Mostransavto
 477  Vlasikha
Post Office
Kievsky Rail Terminal
 3  4  5 Kiyevskaya Str.
Perkhushkovo (railway stop), Odintsovo, Mozhayskoye highway, Kutuzovsky Avenue L
 791  Kievsky Rail Terminal
 3  4  5 Kiyevskaya Str.
4th Setunsky proezd
Third Ring Road
Berezhkovskaya emb. E, L Mosgortrans
 902  Kievsky Rail Terminal
 3  4  5 Kiyevskaya Str.
Sculptor Mukhina street
Fedosino Str., Novo-Peredelkino, Michurinsky prospekt, Lomonosovsky Prospekt E, L
Municipal Electric Service (trackless trolley)
 T7   3  8A Park Pobedy
Barclay Str.
Udarnik (cinema)
Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge
Kaluzhskaya square, Leninsky Avenue, Kosygina Street, Berezhkovskaya emb., Kutuzovsky Avenue L Mosgortrans
 17  Kievsky Rail Terminal
 3  4  5 Kiyevskaya Str.
Ozernaya Str.
Michurinsky prospekt
Mosfilmovskaya Street, Berezhkovskaya emb., E, L
 34  Kievsky Rail Terminal
 3  4  5 Kiyevskaya Str.
 1  Yugo-Zapadnaya
Vernadsky avenue
Lomonosovsky Prospekt, Mosfilmovskaya Street, Berezhkovskaya emb., E, L
 34k  Kievsky Rail Terminal
 3  4  5 Kiyevskaya Str.
Kravchenko Street
 1  Prospekt Vernadskogo
Lomonosovsky Prospekt, Mosfilmovskaya Street, Berezhkovskaya emb., E, L



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