Kushaverskoye peat narrow-gauge railway

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Kushaverskoye peat railway
Kushaverskoye peat narrow gauge railway.jpg
Overview
Type Narrow-gauge railway
Locale Novgorod Oblast, Russia
Termini Yubileyny
Website www.ruspeatland.ru
Operation
Opened 1967
Operator(s) LLC «Kushavera peat»
Technical
Line length 16 kilometres (9.9 mi)
Track gauge 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in)

Coordinates: 58°50′16″N 34°59′43″E / 58.83785°N 34.99539°E / 58.83785; 34.99539 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. The track gauge is 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in) and operates year-round.[1]

Current status[edit]

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.[2]

Rolling stock[edit]

Station

Locomotives[edit]

  • TU6D – № 0236
  • TU6P – № 0013
  • TU6A – № 3263, 3187
  • ESU2A – № 568, 733, 822

Railroad car[edit]

Work trains[edit]

Gallery[edit]

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