Apsheronsk narrow-gauge railway

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Apsheronsk narrow-gauge railway
Apsheronskaya narrow gauge railway.jpg
Overview
Type Narrow gauge railway
Locale Krasnodar Krai, Russia
Website www.a-pdk.com
Operation
Opened 1927
Operator(s) ЗАО «ПДК Апшеронск»
Technical
Line length 37 kilometres (23 mi)
Track gauge 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in)

The Apsheronsk narrow-gauge railway a mountain narrow-gauge railway and is located in Krasnodar Krai, Russia. It was opened in 1927 and built in the standard Russian narrow-gauge track gauge of 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in).[1] Coordinates: 44°14′48″N 39°45′55″E / 44.24670°N 39.76522°E / 44.24670; 39.76522

Current status[edit]

The length of the railway as of 2010 is 127 kilometres (79 mi) of which 37 kilometres (23 mi) is operational. It carries freight (including: wood, food, and postal services) and passengers, including a train which transports children to school. The Head Office of the railway is located in Apsheronsk.[2]

Rolling stock[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

Railroad car[edit]

Guamka Tourist Railway[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

  • TU8 – № 0427

Railroad car[edit]

Stations[edit]

  • 00 km - Apsheronsk (The track was dismantled in 2010)
  • 15 km - 15 km (The track was dismantled in 2010)
  • 24 km - Samurskaya (The track was dismantled in 2010)
  • 31 km - Chernigovskoye
  • 40 km - Passing loop "10 km" - Kushinka
  • 44 km - Rezhet
  • 48 km - Lower Tubyi
  • 52 km - Middle Tubyi
  • 59 km - Shpalorez (Remote)

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References and sources[edit]

  1. ^ "History (Russian language)". 
  2. ^ "Apsheronsk (Apљeronsk)". 

External links[edit]