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]


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