Dymnoye peat railway

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Dymnoye peat railway
Dymnoe peat narrow gauge railway.jpg
Overview
TypeNarrow-gauge railway
LocaleKirov Oblast, Russia
TerminiSvetlopolyansk
Websitewww.vyatkatorf.ru
Operation
Opened1967
Operator(s)ЗАО «ВяткаТорф»
Technical
Line length79 kilometres (49 mi)
Track gauge750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in)
Route map
Dymnoe peat railway.jpg

Coordinates: 59°25′14″N 52°22′34″E / 59.42065°N 52.37607°E / 59.42065; 52.37607 The Dymnoye peat railway is located in Kirov Oblast, Russia. The peat railway was opened in 1967, and has a total length of 79 kilometres (49 mi) is currently operational; the track gauge is 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in).[1]

Current status[edit]

locomotive TU4 – № 2790

Dymnoye peat railway emerged in the 1967s, in the area Verkhnekamsky District, in a settlement named Svetlopolyansk. The railway was built for hauling peat and workers and operates year-round with several pairs of trains a day. Peat is transshipped on broad gauge 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) rail line and taken to Kirov, Sharyu, to a combined heat and power (CHP).[2]

Rolling stock[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

  • TU4 – № 2790
  • TU6A – № 2172
  • TU6D – № 0319
  • ESU2A – № 715, 586, 1017
  • TU7 – № 1595, 3050, 1595, 1252

Railroad car[edit]

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