Rails-rails, sleepers-sleepers. Railway depot

The tour operator "Navigator Ukraine" continues a series of professional orientation tours to the beloved Kharkov. This time we turn to railway transport, its history and today's realities.

We are sure that this excursion:

will force you to take a new look at the profession of a railwayman, plunge into its secrets, visit a multifunctional enterprise, get acquainted with modern technologies and, perhaps, get a dream and a goal in life!

In the excursion program: transport service with a comfortable bus, a thematic tour "Kharkov transport, Kharkov railway, excursion to the locomotive depot "Osnova", a visit to the Museum of History and Technology of the Southern Railway, a trip - a tour of the Little Southern Railway.

Everyone who has ever played a conductor, a machinist, admired from the train window with flashing landscapes - is dedicated!


Kharkov - locomotive depot "Osnova" - museum of the history of the South Railway - Malaya DZHD

Duration of the tour

4 hours


We offer for an additional fee:

- lunch at the cafe (from 100 UAH per person);

- dry ration (from 60 UAH per person);

- lunchboxes (from 90 UAH per person);

- kulesh (from 60 UAH per person).



Type of tour


Excursion program

Thematic excursion "Steel highways". Kharkov at all times of its history was an important transport hub. Automobile transport and air, trams and trolley buses, buses and the underground - each of them has its own interesting history and destiny. But today we will talk about the railway.
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The first train arrived in the territory of modern Ukraine from Vienna to Lviv 4 November 1861. Since 2002, the day of the railway worker is celebrated in Ukraine on this day. The official opening of the goods and passenger movement on the Kursk-Kharkov railway was held in 1869 year. From this day the activities of the South Railway are being counted. Steam locomotives and electric locomotives, diesel locomotives and diesel trains, high-speed trains and rail buses, freight and passenger transportation, Kharkiv railway stations and depots - this and many other things will be discussed during the excursion.

Excursion to the "Locomotive Depot" - the largest on the Southern Railway and one of the largest in Ukraine. Technology of repair of locomotives and rolling stock, boiler plants, compressor units, chemical laboratory, water treatment facilities, modern repair and maintenance workshops.
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Экскурсанты будут иметь возможность осмотреть помещения и кабинеты, где производится предрейсовая медицинская комиссия машинистов, увидеть уникальный тренажер, имитирующий кабину машиниста электровоза, а также кабинет психолога, где машинисты получают психоэмоциональную разгрузку. Посещение музея предприятия.

Возможно посещение музея истории и техники ЮЖД. Рядом с Южным вокзалом на большой территории расположился новый музей ЮЖД. Он насчитывает более 500 экспонатов, среди которых макеты поездов, инструменты для ремонта паровозов, старинные документы, льготные билеты пассажиров довоенного времени, облигации и удостоверения железнодорожников и многое другое. 36 раритетных видов техники выставлены под открытым небом, в том числе паровоз "Феликс Дзержинский", 60-летний танк-паровоз 9П и др. Венчает экспозицию четырехметровый макет железной дороги с инфраструктурой европейского города. Возможна поездка - экскурсия по Малой Южной железной дороге или посещение кафе "Локомотив".
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The cost per person in UAH.

"Number of paid places + free"50 + 444 + 4, 44 + 1040 + 8, 40 + 1436 + 12, 36 + 1830 + 4, 30 + 825 + 4, 25 + 1315+2, 16+2, 17+3, 20+4
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transport service by luxury buses (Meresdes, Neoplan, Wolksvagen, Scania, MAN, Setra, etc.), escorting the group by guide, excursion service, medical insurance and accident.


  • The route of the tour can be adjusted at will of the customer.
  • Входные билеты оплачиваются дополнительно. Депо "Онова" - 600 грн с группы, музей ЮЖД - 15 грн./чел., Малая ЮЖД - 7 грн., кафе принимает заказы предварительно и с предоплатой.
  • Specify the cost of the tour and entrance tickets before booking.

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