The history of railways, XXI Century
2001 - construction of a new station in Samara
It is in one of the most beautiful station complexes and the tallest building in Europe Station (its height with a spire 100 m). Today Samara railway station - the second in the history of the city.
The first railway station in Samara was built in 1876, it operated 120 years. The total area of the old station is 3380 square meters. m, capacity - 980 people, the average capacity - 1,700 people a day, and the effective area of 1 passenger - a little more than 1 square. m.
In the summer of 1996 on the eve of a railway was laid the first brick in the foundation of a new railway station. Construction work was carried out without interrupting the movement of passenger and suburban trains through the station at Samara developed temporal technology.
May 25, 1999 the opening of the 1st starting complex Station - Concourse. Here is located a comfortable waiting room, equipped with elevators, electronic and visual light information, hands-free alarm system, urban and long-distance telephone service. To ensure the security cameras installed 155.
In December? 1999 was put into operation a modern pedestrian tunnel, which is over 240 meters. He linked the station square with all the landing platform station.
June 3, 2000 was commissioned 2nd starting complex, which houses the hotel.
December 24, 2001 opened the third start-up complex (altitude of the station building). Here is located the lobby service center, passenger lounges, a cultural center with a video hall, room housekeeping and technical service station. With the opening of this facility was completed construction of the first station.
The new railway station complex Samaran present the total area of the railway station with viewing platforms is more than 32 thousand sq. M, of which the interior area - 25 sq m. Living space per passenger long-distance - 5.6 sq.m. The capacity of the station - 11.8 thousand. People a day, at the same time the station can accommodate more than 2,600 people. Daily station receives more than 16 thousand. Passengers.
A promising development of the second stage of the railway station in the station Samara provides post-operatively ticket hall, luggage, mail, telegraph, reference cab, mother and child room, Hall of official delegations, auxiliary and sanitary facilities for the employees of the station and offices for staff, retail outlets, as well as office space.