List of never used railways

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This list of never used railways and railway infrastructure comprises as following:

Railways[edit]

Financial problems[edit]

Australia
France
  • Bussang Pass Line - approximately 50% of 8,287 m tunnel completed, work abandoned 1935[1]
Spain
United Kingdom
Greece
  • Kalambaka - Kozani - Veria line; approximately 65% of 117 km between Kalambaka and Kozani completed, work abandoned due to financial crisis (July 1932)
  • Thessaloniki - Tsagezi line; less than 5% of about 150 km completed, work abandoned due to World War II (1940)

Political reasons[edit]

United Kingdom

For future needs[edit]

Australia

Changed plans[edit]

Australia

Partially built[edit]

Africa
Australia
United Kingdom
United States

Temporary use such as military[edit]

Australia

Interrupted for decades[edit]

The Sandy Hollow - Maryvale railway was commenced in the 1930s, when construction was suspended for decades. The section from Sandy Hollow to Gulgong was completed in the 1980s.

Interrupted by war[edit]

Germany

Built as part of other schemes[edit]

Infrastructure[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]