Narrow gauge railway of KSM-2 factory

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Narrow gauge railway of KSM-2 factory
Railway-osm-tver ksm-2.png
Overview
Type Narrow gauge railway
Locale Tver, Russia
Termini Tver
Website www.kirpich.tv
Operation
Opening 1951
Operator(s) ООО «Тверской кирпич»
Technical
Line length 9 kilometres (5.6 mi)
Track gauge 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in)

Coordinates: 56°49′18″N 36°04′00″E / 56.82180°N 36.06671°E / 56.82180; 36.06671

The Narrow gauge railway of KSM-2 factory is located in Tver, Russia. The railway was opened in 1951, and has a total length of 9 kilometres (5.6 mi), its track gauge is 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in). It is used for the transportation of sand from the quarry "Red quarry" to the KSM-2 factory.

Current status[edit]

The Tver plant of building materials №2 located near the town of Tver. The first section of the railway is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) long was built in 1951.[1] The main task of the narrow gauge railway is the transportation of sand from the quarry to the KSM-2 factory. It runs on a daily basis, the speed of the train is 35-40 km/h, the total length of the narrow gauge railway is 9 kilometres (5.6 mi).

Rolling Stock[edit]

Locomotives
  • TU7 - № 1231, 3155, 3215
  • TU6A - № 0635
  • TU6D - № 0037
  • TU8P - № 0001
Railroad car

See also[edit]

References and sources[edit]

  1. ^ Tver plant of building materials №2 «KSM-2»

External links[edit]