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Railway stations Almaty-1 and Almaty-2.

In Almaty there are two railway stations: Almaty-1 and Almaty-2.

Railway station Almaty-2 built in 1936-1939y. Project authors: architects A.P. Galkin, M. Kudryavtsev; painter I.V. Vakhek. In 1977y. building was reconstructed. It is a model of civic and public architecture. It is located in the city centre and serves as the primary point of departure passengers to all directions: live-Moscow, Novosibirsk, Nukus, Ekaterinburg; International-Urumqi; local-Astana, Shymkent, Petropavlovsk, Atyrau, Zashchita, Zhezkazgan, Uralsk and Mangyshlak.

Average attendance at the weekend and on weekdays 5 thousand people. In summer the carriage, the passenger flow is increased to 10 thousand people per day. Opening hours-24 hours a day.

Railway station Almaty-1 was built in 1976. Project authors: architects S.A. Mkhitorjan, Z.M. Soldatova, engineer’s S. Filippov. It is a model of modern civil public architecture. Serves as the primary point of departure passengers in five directions: Turkestan, Lokot’, Chengeldy,Lugovaja, Mojynty, live, local and international traffic.

At the station Almaty-1 are formed the trains to Aktobe, Karaganda, Kostanai, Pavlodar, Novosibirsk, all trains are formed on station Almaty-2, as well as transit: Novosibirsk-Tashkent-Bishkek, Novokuznetsk, Semey-Kyzylorda.

Capacity-6650 pass/day.

Opening hours-24 hours a day.

Stations installed:- self-service terminal, where you can learn about availability, length of the road, time of departure and arrival times of trains; transactional self-service terminals for the acquisition of travel documents with payment by banking card; -information stands on the rules of carriage of passengers, baggage and freight by railway transport.

At www.railways.kz you can book a travel document without leaving home or office, and before 2 hours of departure you can make it without a queue at the ticket offices or through transactional self-service terminal.

Travel for children in Kazakhstan under the age of 7 years-free, ranging in age from 7 till 15 years-50% of the cost of the ticket.

Stations available: wheelchair; waiting rooms; VIP-halls; room of mother and child; automatic acquisition of coffee, tea; payment terminals; exchange; hairdressing; toilets; storage chamber; pharmacies; health units; restaurant; Cafe; dining room; shopping boutiques; boutiques selling printed products; telephone conversation office, mini shops. To ensure the safety of train stations are equipped with video surveillance systems. There is a duty of the police transportation.

Railway station Almaty-2.

Address: Abylai Khan Av., h. 1

help desk: «105»

Can be reached by bus No. 24, 133; trolleybus No. 5.6.

Railway station Almaty-1.

Address: Stancionnaya St., 1

help desk: «105»

Can be reached by buses No. 1, 2, 18, 30, 33, 34, 36, 62, 71, 72, 73, 77, 85, 87, 114, 135; trolleybus No. 7.

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