Traveling to Tajikistan by train
The railway station of Dushanbe
Dushanbe railway station (Dushanbe-1) was founded in 1936. In the early 1960s and a new station was built on the site of the old station building. After Tajikistan gained independence, the station was reconstructed. Today, it is a three-story building that houses all the railway infrastructure we are used to: ticket offices, waiting rooms, restrooms, toilets, storage rooms, catering facilities, information services, and more. The total passenger flow is estimated at several hundred thousand passengers per year.
Dushanbe-1 railway station is located 3 km from the city center.
The station has 2 platforms and 3 departure routes. Both passenger and freight trains operate from the station. The technical park of the station is more than 2000 freight wagons, 440 passenger and 56 locomotives.
Every week on Tuesdays and Saturdays there is one train to Russia from Dushanbe-1. It leaves at 3:07 at night. Its route passes through the cities of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, and the border with Russia is crossed in the Astrakhan region.
Local passenger trains run towards the city of Kanibadam, and in 2016 there were also trains to Kullab and Shaartuz. A section of roads from Dushanbe to Paxtaabad also belongs to the suburbs. All information on timetables and ticket purchases for these destinations can be obtained from the railway station itself or from the helpline + 992 (37) 221-35-00, 27-57-78, 23-22-53, 27-71-28.