Bereket railway station (Turkmenistan)

Bereket railway station

Bereket demirýol menzili
A newly constructed railway station in Bereket city, October 2013.jpg
Railway station in Bereket city, October 2013.
General information
LocationBereket, Balkan Province
Turkmenistan
Coordinates39°14′44″N 55°31′18″E / 39.2455°N 55.5216°E / 39.2455; 55.5216Coordinates: 39°14′44″N 55°31′18″E / 39.2455°N 55.5216°E / 39.2455; 55.5216
Elevation205 m (673 ft)
Owned byTürkmendemirýollary
Construction
Parking100 cars
Bicycle facilitiesyes
History
Opened1885
Rebuilt2013
Previous namesKazandjik railway station

Bereket railway station (Turkmen: Bereket demirýol menzili) is the main railway station in the city of Bereket, Turkmenistan. It was built in 1885. The station is operated by the Türkmendemirýollary.

Bereket station is an important strategic railway crossroad on the Trans-Caspian Railway (Caspian Sea - Turkmenistan - Uzbekistan - Kazakhstan) and North-South Transnational Railway (Russia - Kazakhstan - Turkmenistan - Iran - Persian Gulf.[1][2]

Bereket Railway Depot owns a Russian made class T locomotive ТЭ-189 (built between 1857—1915).

Bereket Railway Depot (or Bereket RD) (Turkmen: Bereket demirýol deposy) is a railway depot in Bereket city where locomotives are serviced and maintained. It is one of the oldest and biggest MPDs in Turkmenistan. The Depot was built in 1889.

History

The station was built in 1885. The station building was reconstructed in 2013.

See also

References

  1. ^ "North-South Transnational Corridor". railway-technology.com. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
  2. ^ "Crossing of Railways". turkmenistaninfo.ru. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
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