In April, the Kyiv Children’s Railway begins its jubilee season


On April 15, the capital’s children’s railway will open the 70th season of train traffic, passenger transportation and educational and production practice.

Already this month, everyone is invited to take a trip through Syretskyi Park.

You can also visit the Museum of the History of the South-Western Railway and exhibitions of retro narrow-gauge railway equipment.

Train movement is carried out:

— April, May, September, October — on weekends.
— June, July, August: from Thursday to Sunday;

Schedule: Thursday, Friday — from 11:10 a.m. to 5:10 p.m., Saturday, Sunday — from 10:30 a.m. to 6:50 p.m.

tram schedule

Attention passengers! Boarding and disembarking of passengers is carried out EXCLUSIVELY at the station “Kyiv-Pasazhyrskyi Detschiy”.


  • General carriage: UAH 100. for adults, UAH 50 for children,
  • Retro wagon: UAH 120. for adults, 60 UAH. for children,
  • “LUXURY” class car: UAH 150. for adults, 100 UAH. for children.

Visiting the Museum of the History of the South-Western Railway — 40 hryvnias.
Visiting the exhibition of retro narrow-gauge railway equipment — 50 hryvnias.

Five years ago, a large-scale reconstruction of the children’s railway began, and after the restoration, the length of the children’s railway route is now 6.7 km. There are also two stations – “Kyiv – Passenger – Children’s” and “Zaliznychna”.

Small passengers are transported by three locomotives – diesel locomotives TU7A, steam locomotive Gr-336 – the only operating steam locomotive among children’s railways of Ukraine, there are also 12 passenger and 2 freight cars.

On the Kyiv Children’s Railway, despite the wartime, they did not stop training. Railway workers found an opportunity to provide young railway workers with a full-fledged educational process: in 2022, more than a thousand children studied.

Everything planned was accomplished, three production practices were conducted, and a record result was obtained: out of 154 graduates of the Kyiv Children’s Railway, 114 entered educational institutions of the railway profile last summer. This year, training began on February 4.

Kyiv Children’s Railway is located in Syretsky Park at the address: st. Parkovo-Syretska, 2.

Maria Kataeva

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