Căile Ferate Române Line 800

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Căile Ferate Române Line 800
Harta CFR 800.svg
Medgidia station.jpg
Medgidia railway station
Overview
Locale Ialomiţa, Constanţa, Călăraşi
Transit type Passenger, Cargo
Number of lines 5
Number of stations 13
Operation
Operator(s) Căile Ferate Române
Technical
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (standard gauge)

Line 800 is one of CFR's main lines in Romania, having a total length of 268 km. The main line, connecting Bucharest with the Black Sea coast at Mangalia, passes through Feteşti, Medgidia and Constanţa.[1]

This railway line was upgraded and since July 2014 trains can run on most distance with a speed of 160 km/h for passenger trains,[2] and 120 km/h for freight trains. The fastest passenger trains can cover the distance of 225 km between Bucharest and Constanta in less than two hours.[2]

Secondary lines[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "(untitled)" (PDF). CFR. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2007. 
  2. ^ a b Mihai Alexandru Crăciun (12 July 2014). "Premieră absolută în România: Un tren circulă cu 160 km/h pe oră!". Capital (in Romanian).