Kaliningrad Railway

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Kaliningrad Railway
Калининградская железная дорога
Kaliningrad railway map osm 2016.svg
Map of the Kaliningrad Railway
Kaliningrad 05-2017 img36 South railway station.jpg
Kaliningrad Railway station is the biggest on the railway.
Locale Russia, Kaliningrad Oblast
Dates of operation 1992–present
Predecessor Pribaltic Railway (USSR)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in), 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in)
Headquarters Kaliningrad
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Kaliningrad Railway (Russian: Калининградская железная дорога) is the smallest subsidiary of the Russian Railways by route length (618 km) and differs from other Russian railways in having a string of standard gauge lines.

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The railway is headquartered in Kaliningrad. Most lines were built by the Prussian Eastern Railway before the Second World War. The railway terminal in Kaliningrad, currently known as Yuzhny Vokzal, was opened in 1929 as Königsberg Hauptbahnhof. It was separated from the Pribaltic Railway after the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1992.

A two lines is electrified, only for commuter EMU traffic.

Electrification on the Kaliningrad railway as of 2016.
Commuter train frequency, 2016

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