Tallinn–Narva railway

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Tallinn–Narva railway
20.09.14 Tallinn TEP70-0236 (15323139955).jpg
GoRail sleeper service to Moscow
Overview
StatusOperational
OwnerEesti Raudtee
LocaleNorthern Estonia, Estonia
TerminiBalti jaam, Tallinn
Narva railway station, Narva
Stations37
Service
TypeHeavy rail
SystemEesti Raudtee
Operator(s)Elron & GoRail
History
Opened1870
Technical
Line length211 km (131 mi)
Number of tracks2
CharacterInternational
Track gaugeRussian Gauge
ElectrificationPartially Electrified
Route map
Eesti.raudteevõrk.Tallinn–Narva.svg

The Tallinn–Narva railway is located in Northern Estonia, Estonia and is the oldest railway (built in 1870)[1] in Estonia with a total length of 211 km. A significant part of the railway load consists of freight trains (such as oil trains) from Russia to the ports of Tallinn and its immediate vicinity (Muuga, Tallinn and Paldiski Harbor).

Services[edit]

Passenger services operate across the entire stretch of line with regional services operated by Elron to Narva railway station, Narva or Tartu railway station, Tartu[2] and international services to Moscow and Saint Petersburg operated by GoRail.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Helme, Mehis (2003). Estonian railway stations: old photos from Aivo Aia's and Mehis Helme's collection (in Estonian, English, and German). Tänapäev. ISBN 9789985621493.
  2. ^ "Elron Timetable" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-10-28.
  3. ^ "GoRail Timetable". Retrieved 2017-10-28.