Sukhumi railway station

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Sukhumi

Аҟәа
სოხუმის რ/ს
Станция Сухум
Abkhazian Railway terminal
2014 Suchum, dworzec kolejowy (05).jpg
View of the station from Privokzalnaya square.
LocationSukhumi
Abkhazia, Georgia
Owned byRussian Railways (Abkhazian Railway)
Platforms2 (1 island platforms)
Tracks6
Construction
Parkingyes
Other information
Station code573909
Fare zone0
History
Opened1940[1]
Services
Preceding station   Abkhazian Railway   Following station

Sukhumi (Abkhazian: Аҟәа, Georgian: სოხუმის რკინიგზის სადგური, Russian: Станция Сухум) is a railway station in the capital of AbkhaziaSukhumi.

History[edit]

The railway came to Abkhazia in the early 1930s. In 1940, Abkhazian railway opened from Enguri to Sukhumi and then, in 1942, the SukhumiAdler line was opened.

In 1949, Abkhazian Railway became part of the Transcaucasian Railway. The current station building was built in the mid-1950s.

In the beginning of 1992 the following trains were passing Sukhumi:

On 5 December 2002, on the bridge over the Psou river was the train SukhumiSochi.[clarification needed] In 2004, on the Abkhazian section of the railway (from Psou to Sukhumi) full-scale restoration work began, carried out by Russian construction companies. Train service was suspended during construction.[2]

On 10 September 2004, Abkhazian railway the SukhumiMoscow train began operations.

Trains[edit]

Photos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Железнодорожные станции СССР. Справочник. Moscow: Транспорт. 1981.
  2. ^ Website Archived 2014-11-15 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Moscow-Sukhumi train". RZD.[dead link]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°00′26″N 40°59′45″E / 43.0072°N 40.9959°E / 43.0072; 40.9959