Narrow-gauge railway of KSM-2 factory

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Narrow-gauge railway of KSM-2 factory
Railway-osm-tver ksm-2.png
Overview
Type Narrow-gauge railway
Locale Tver, Russia
Termini Tver
Website www.tksm2.ru
Operation
Opened 1951
Operator(s) ZAO «TKSM № 2»
Technical
Line length 9 kilometres (5.6 mi)
Track gauge 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in)

Coordinates: 56°49′18″N 36°04′00″E / 56.82180°N 36.06671°E / 56.82180; 36.06671

The narrow-gauge railway of KSM-2 factory is located in Tver, Russia. The railway was opened in 1951, and has a total length of 9 kilometres (5.6 mi), its track gauge is 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in). It is used for the transportation of sand from the quarry "Red quarry" to the KSM-2 factory.

Current status[edit]

The Tver plant of building materials №2 located near the town of Tver. The first section of the 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) long railway was built in 1951.[1] The main task of the narrow-gauge railway is the transportation of sand from the quarry to the KSM-2 factory. It runs on a daily basis, the speed of the train is 35-40 km/h, the total length of the railway is 9 kilometres (5.6 mi).

Rolling stock[edit]

Loc TU7-1703 with freight train

Locomotives[edit]

  • TU7 – № 1231, 1703, 3155, 3215
  • TU6A – № 0635
  • TU6D – № 0037
  • TU8P – № 0001

Railroad car[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References and sources[edit]

  1. ^ Tver plant of building materials №2 «KSM-2»

External links[edit]