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Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University PGUPS





St. Petersburg Technical School of Railway Transport – structural subdivision of PGUPS


Evgeniy I. Shekhtman
Evgeniy I. Shekhtman
Science degree
Doctor of Military Sciences
Science title
The Director of College
(812) 315-92-54
(812) 457-81-74
191180, Northwestern Federal District, St. Petersburg, st. Borodinskaya, 6
СМК РД 7.3.247-2017 Положение о Санкт-Петербургском техникуме железнодорожного транспорта - структурном подразделении федерального государственного бюджетного образовательного учреждения высшего образования «Петербургский государственный университет путей сообщения Императора Александра I»
(812) 315-80-54
(812) 315-92-54
191180, Northwestern Federal District, St. Petersburg, st. Borodinskaya, 6

The Technical School was established in 1918 and was originally called the Petrograd School of Railways at the Institute of Railway Engineers.

Initially, there were an operational department and a construction department. In 1919 a mechanics department was opened. In 1922, the educational institution became known as the Railway Polytechnic.

In 1927 the Polytechnic became known as the Leningrad Technical School of Railway Transport named after F.E. Dzerzhinsky. By 1929, the number of students reached 1000 people, specialists were trained in 6 professions.

During the Great Patriotic War, the Technical School was evacuated to the Taiga station of the Tomsk railway. In 1942 — 1944, in addition to teaching students evacuated from Leningrad, new first-year students were enrolled. After the War ended, the Technical School has returned to its building on Borodinskaya Street.

Since 1994, the educational institution has been called the St. Petersburg Technical School of Railway Transport.

More than 2.5 thousand students study at the full-time and part-time departments of the St. Petersburg Technical School of Railway Transport. Following majors are available:

  • 08.02.10 Construction of Railways, Track and Track Facilities;
  • 09.01.04 Information Systems (by industry);
  • 11.02.06 Technical Operation of Transport Radio-Electronic Equipment (by mode of transport);
  • 13.02.07 Power Supply (by industry);
  • 23.02.01 Organization of Transportation and Transport Management (by type);
  • 23.02.06 Technical Operation of the Railway Rolling Stock;
  • 27.02.03 Automation and Telemechanics in Transport (railway transport);
  • 38.02.01 Economics and Accounting (by industry).

E.I. Shekhtman is currently the Director of the Technical School. The School employs more than 100 teachers. It has two academic buildings with laboratories and classrooms, training grounds, workshops, sports and assembly halls. Students live in four hostels.