Kushaverskoye peat narrow-gauge railway
|Kushaverskoye peat railway|
|Locale||Novgorod Oblast, Russia|
|Operator(s)||LLC «Kushavera peat»|
|Line length||16 kilometres (9.9 mi)|
|Track gauge||750 mm (2 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
Coordinates: The Kushaverskoye peat railway is located in Novgorod Oblast, Russia. The peat railway was opened in 1967, and has a total length of 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) and is operational as of 2016[update]. The track gauge is 750 mm (2 ft 5 1⁄2 in) and operates year-round.
The Kushaverskoye peat narrow-gauge railway's first line was constructed in 1967, in the area of Khvoyninsky District, Novgorod Oblast from the village Yubileyny to the swamp peat fields. The peat railway was built for hauling milling peat and workers and operates year-round. The total length of the Kushaverskoye peat narrow-gauge railway at the peak of its development exceeded 60 kilometres (37 mi), of which 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) is currently operational.
- Tank car
- Tank car – fire train
- Passenger car
- Open wagon for peat
- Hopper car to transport track ballast
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