Gorokhovskoye peat narrow gauge railway

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Gorokhovskoe peat narrow gauge railway
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Overview
Type Narrow gauge railway
Locale  Russia, Kirov Oblast
Termini Komsomol
Website www.vyatkatorf.ru
Operation
Opening 1960
Operator(s) ЗАО «ВяткаТорф»
Technical
Line length 35 kilometres (22 mi)
Track gauge 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in)

Coordinates: 58°10′45″N 48°00′42″E / 58.17906°N 48.01180°E / 58.17906; 48.01180 The Gorokhovskoe peat railway is located in Kirov Oblast, Russia. The peat railway was opened in 1960, and has a total length of which 35 kilometres (22 mi) is currently operational, the track gauge is 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in).[1]

Current status[edit]

Gorokhovskoe peat railway emerged in the 1960s, in the area Kotelnichsky District, in a settlement named Komsomolthe. Operations consists of peat and passenger transport. Peat is transshipped on broad gauge 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) rail line and taken to Kirov, Sharyu to a Combined heat and power (CHP).[2]

Rolling Stock[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

  • TU4 - № 818, 1323, 2961, 2594
  • ESU2A - №***

Railroad car[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References and sources[edit]

  1. ^ Gorokhovskoe peat
  2. ^ Gorokhovskoe peat railway

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