Samara railway station

Samara-Passazhirskaya (Russian: Самара-Пассажирская) is a major railway station of the Kuybyshev Railway in Samara, Russia.[2]

Kuybyshev Railway terminal
View of the station from platform 2
General information
Location Russia, Samara
Coordinates53°11′9″N 50°7′15″E / 53.18583°N 50.12083°E / 53.18583; 50.12083
Owned byRussian Railways (Kuybyshev Railway)
Platforms5 (4 island platforms)
Other information
Station code657907
Fare zone0
Previous namesKuybyshev (1935–1991)
Preceding station   Kuybyshev Railway   Following station

Main information edit

The new station was built in 2001 and is the tallest station building in Europe with height including the spire 101 meters.

History edit

The current station in Samara is the second in the history of the city. The first railway station in Samara was built in 1876, and it operated for 120 years. The total area of the old station was 3380 m2, capacity.

In the summer of 1996, on the eve of Railway Workers' Day, the first brick was laid in the foundation of a new railway station. Construction work was carried out without interrupting the movement of passenger and commuter train station through the Samara at the time developed technology.

May 25, 1999, saw the opening of the first Launch Complex Station. In December 1999, a modern pedestrian tunnel was put into operation, which is over 240 sq. It links the station square with all the landing platform station.[3]

References edit

  1. ^ Железнодорожные станции СССР. Справочник. – М.: Транспорт, 1981
  2. ^ Railway station in Samara Archived 2013-12-19 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Moskovskaya – a metro station next to the station building

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