Gorokhovskoye peat narrow gauge railway

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Gorokhovskoye peat railway
Type Narrow gauge railway
Locale Kirov Oblast, Russia
Termini Komsomol
Website www.vyatkatorf.ru
Opened 1960
Operator(s) ЗАО «ВяткаТорф»
Line length 35 kilometres (22 mi)
Track gauge 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in)
Route map

Coordinates: 58°10′45″N 48°00′42″E / 58.17906°N 48.01180°E / 58.17906; 48.01180 The Gorokhovskoye peat railway is located in Kirov Oblast, Russia. The peat railway was opened in 1960, and has a total length of which 35 kilometres (22 mi) is currently operational, the track gauge is 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in).[1]

Current status[edit]

Gorokhovskoye peat railway emerged in the 1960s, in the area Kotelnichsky District, in a settlement named Komsomolthe. The peat railway was built for hauling peat and workers and operates year-round. Operations consists of peat and passenger transport. Peat is transshipped on broad gauge 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) rail line and taken to Kirov to a combined heat and power (CHP) power station.[2]

Rolling Stock[edit]


  • TU4 - № 818, 1323, 2961, 2594
  • ESU2A - № 848, 927

Railroad car[edit]

Work trains[edit]


See also[edit]

References and sources[edit]

  1. ^ Gorokhovskoe peat
  2. ^ Gorokhovskoe peat railway

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