Galabets (tunnel)

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Galabets
Overview
LineSofiaKarlovo
StartDolno Kamartsi
EndBunovo
Operation
Constructed1949–1951
Opened1951 (1951)
OwnerNational Railway Infrastructure Company
Technical
Length3034 m
No. of trackssingle track
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (standard gauge)
Electrified25 kV
Highest elevation769 m
Lowest elevation752 m
Grade10‰ / 2‰
Route map
Galabets (tunnel) is located in Bulgaria
Galabets (tunnel)
Galabets (tunnel) (Bulgaria)

Galabets is a railway tunnel under the Galabets ridge in Stara Planina (Balkan Mountains), Bulgaria. The tunnel is 3,034 m long [1] and connects Dolno Kamartsi with Bunovo.

From the eastern end of the tunnel, the railway passes over the village of Bunovo on a bridge

References[edit]

  1. ^ Деянов, Димитър (2005). Железопътната мрежа в България 1866-1975 (in Bulgarian). София: изд. "Булхаус" Стара Загора. p. 224. ISBN 954-9364-05-4.

Coordinates: 42°43′14″N 23°53′49″E / 42.72056°N 23.89694°E / 42.72056; 23.89694