Zittau–Oybin–Jonsdorf railway

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Zittau–Oybin–Jonsdorf railway
Zittauer schmalspurbahn parallel ausfahrt.jpg
Two trains depart Bertsdorf
Overview
Type narrow gauge rail way
Termini Zittau
Oybin, Jonsdorf
Line number 6960/6961
Operation
Opening November 25, 1889
Operator(s) Zittau-Oybin-Jonsdorf Railway Company, Royal Saxon State Railways, Deutsche Reichsbahn, DR, DB, Saxon Oberlausitz Railway Company
Depot(s) Bertsdorf
Technical
Line length 16.1 km (10.00 mi)
Track gauge 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in)
Minimum radius 75 m (246.1 ft)
Operating speed 25 km/h (16 mph)
Maximum incline 33 or 3.3%
Route number 238
Route map

Map ZittauerBahn.png

0.008 Zittau
Zittau–Liberec railway
1.159 Zittau stop
~1.6 Neißebrücke
1.647 Neißebrücke switch
Zittau–Hermsdorf Railway
Zittau–Liberec railway
1.92 to Dach- und Isolierstoffwerk, frm. Werner & Co.
Zittau south(formerly Schützenhaus)
3.05 Mandau bridge(43 m)
~3.1 Zittau Casernenstraße(until 1897)
4.368 Zittau Vorstadt
5.17 Niederviebig (10 m)
5.699 Olbersdorf Niederdorf
6.55 Olbersdorf bridge (124 m)
to mine Olbersdorf
7.310 Olbersdorf Oberdorf(formerly Zeissigschenke)
7.90 to Imprägnierwerk (formerly Katz & Klumpp)
0,0
8.933
Bertsdorf
2,146 Kurort Jonsdorf stop
3,831 Kurort Jonsdorf
9.969 Kurort Oybin Niederdorf
10.997 Teufelsmühle
12.230 Kurort Oybin

The Zittau–Oybin–Jonsdorf railway (German: Zittauer Schmalspurbahn) is a narrow gauge railway system employing steam locomotives and serving the mountain spa resorts of Oybin and Jonsdorf in the Zittau Mountains in southeast Saxony (Germany). The track gauge is 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in).

See also[edit]

Literature[edit]

  • Gustav W. Ledig: Linie Zittau-Reichenau-Markersdorf in Die schmalspurigen Staatseisenbahnen im Königreiche Sachsen, S. 88 ff., Leipzig 1895. Reprint: Zentralantiquariat der DDR, Leipzig 1987, ISBN 3-7463-0070-3
  • Erich Preuß: Die Zittau-Oybin-Jonsdorfer Eisenbahn. transpress Verlag, Stuttgart 1999, ISBN 3-613-71107-9

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