Coordinates: 58°10′45″N 48°00′42″E / 58.17906°N 48.01180°E 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 1⁄2 in).
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 27⁄32 in) rail line and taken to Kirov to a combined heat and power (CHP) power station.
- TU4 - № 818, 1323, 2961, 2594
- ESU2A - № 848, 927
Locomotives TU4-818 and TU4-2961
Locomotive TU4-818 with freight train
References and sources
- ^ Gorokhovskoe peat
- ^ Gorokhovskoe peat railway