Société du Chemin de Fer de Moscou-Kazan
Общество Московско-Казанской Железной Дороги
Moscow-Kazan Railway Company
Gesellschaft der Moskau-Kazaner Eisenbahn
Other city spellings: Kasan, Nijni-Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Nischni Nowgorod, Moskau
Sanctioned as Moscow-Riazan in 1863; the name was changed to this one in circa 1892. This was one of the 6 largest privately-owned railways in Russia in 1914. The main lines were Moscow-Riazan; Riazan-Sviask-Kazan; Rousaevka-Pensa; Rousaevka-Sysran; Insa-Simbirsk and Tiiriasevo-Nizhni-Novgorod. Total length of the network in 1911: 2,603km.