Turkmenbashi railway station

Turkmenbashi railway station
Turkmenbashi Railway Station.jpg
General information
LocationTurkmenbashi, Turkmenistan
Coordinates40°00′14″N 52°59′41″E / 40.0039°N 52.9947°E / 40.0039; 52.9947Coordinates: 40°00′14″N 52°59′41″E / 40.0039°N 52.9947°E / 40.0039; 52.9947
Construction
Parking50 cars
History
Opened1895
Previous namesAlexeï Léontiévitch Benois

Turkmenbashi railway station (Turkmen: Türkmenbaşy demirýol menzili) is the main railway station in Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan. It was built in 1895. The station is operated by the state owned company Türkmendemirýollary.

History

Depot

Station Turkmenbashi in the Moorish style was built in the years 1895–96. Architect - Alexeï Léontiévitch Benois, who has worked in Krasnovodsk. The station building - one of the most beautiful in the whole of Central Asia rail. The architecture of the station, there are many elements of the palace of the Emir of Bukhara. Railway Station Square is located near to a memorial to Turkmen soldiers killed in the Second World War (1941 - 1945).

Service

There are train route 606/605 Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi - Ashgabat.

See also

References

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