Kazansky railway station

Оne of nine railway terminals in Moscow, situated on the Komsomolskaya Square, across the square from the Leningradsky and Yaroslavsky stations

Kazansky railway station
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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.

View of the station's main entrance
pinterest button View of the station's main entrance Georg Dembowski, CC BY-SA 3.0

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).

Historical view of the station (1913)
pinterest button Historical view of the station (1913) unknown, Public Domain

Commuter trains serving these two directions use Kazansky station as well.

pinterest button «The capture of Kazan». Design panel for the lobby of the Kazan railway station in Moscow Nicholas Roerich (1874–1947), Public Domain

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.

Signs of the Zodiac, the clock on the facade of the Kazan Station
pinterest button Signs of the Zodiac, the clock on the facade of the Kazan Station   Sofiya357, CC BY-SA 3.0

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.

Useful Information

Kazansky railway terminal
Russian: Каза́нский вокза́л
Kazansky vokzal also known as Moscow Kazanskaya railway station
Russian: Москва́-Каза́нская
Moskva-Kazanskaya

Admission

free

Opening hours

  • 24/7

Contacts

2, Komsomolskaya Square, Moscow, 107976

☎ 8 (800) 775-00-00 (hotline)
kazansky.dzvr.ru (Russian)

Location

2 Komsomolskaya Square, Krasnoselsky District, Central Administrative Okrug, Moscow, Russia

Geting here

Trolley buses: 88, 22, 41, 14
Bus: 40, 122
minibus: 322m 269m, 570m, Komsomolskaya Auchan
Tram: 13, 37, 50, 7