Kirov - center of Rirov region. This city was founded in 1181, first name - Khlynov, in 1784 renamed to Vyatka (name of river near Kirov), in 1934 renamed to Kirov (Sergey Kirov - famous Russian revolutionist, he was born in Urzhum, Kirov region).
Kirov located at Transsiberian railway (double-track, electrifited 25000 V AC), also from Kirov leavs line to Kotlas (single track, non electrifited, settlement Vazyuk located at this line). Kirov - largest railway station in city, at this station stops all transit long-distance trains, from Kirov departures EMUs and commuter trains with diesel locos to other Kirov region towns. Exists long-distance and regional trains Kirov-Moscow (named train "Vyatka"), Kirov-Kislovodsk (with cars to Samara), Kirov-Kotlas, Kirov-Nizhniy Novgorod, cars to St. Petersburg (this cars clings to train Izhevsk-St. Petersburg), and summer trains to Black sea. In Kirov stations are building for passengers, tracks for our passenger cars, repair workshop for passenger cars, tracks for freight cars (to station comes track of few local companies), emergency train and locmotive yard for passenger electric locomotives ЧС4Т (CHS4T) and commuter EMUs. In city als locates few other smaller stations, from 20 kilometers from Lirov located classification yard Lyangasovo, about this staions I will write other topics.
4 October 2011, cyclorama of station:
Not my photos:
Link in Wikimapia: http://wikimapia.org/#lang=ru&lat=58...80%D0%BE%D0%B2
September 2011, postal-baggage train, photo №5 - repair workshop for passenger cars:
May 2015 - signalman's console of Kirov station:
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September 2011, photos 3 and 4 - tracks for Kirov's passenger cars, photos 5, 6, 7 and 8 - tracks for freight cars and non-used passenger cars, photos 9 and 10 - postal-baggage train Kirov-Kotlas (with 2TE10M diesel locomotive):
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Bonus - cat on the rowan:
Bonus - cold morning:
Awesome shots! Thanks for sharing.
Can I have some of my posts do not spread railroad photos? I also want to show this city, where I studied three years in railway technical school. September 2011, view to Kirov's streets from bus:
January 2012, morning:
Bonus - wrecker Ural-5557 and bus LIAZ-5256:
Photo 9 - railbus RA1, photos 6, 8 and 10 - 2TE10M with commuter train Kirov-Luza, photos 8 and 10 - EMU ER9PK.
February 2012. Photo 1 - postal-baggage train Kirov-Kotlas, photo 2 - 2TE10M with snowplough, photo 3 - car Novosibirsk-Berlin (for 1435 mm gauge) in the end of passenger train Novosibirsk (west Siberia) - Minsk (Belarus):
Bonus - old hungarian bus Ikarus Z60:
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