Kokshetau Children's Railway

Kokshetau Children's Railway
Kökşetau balalar temır joly (Kazakh)
Кокшетауская детская железная дорога (Russian)
Kokshetau Children’s Railway, 1991.jpg
Train on the trip, 1991
History
Opened6 August 1978
Closed1996
Technical
Line lengthTotal: 1.8 km (1.1 mi)
Track gauge750 mm (2 ft 5+12 in)

The Kokshetau Children's Railway (Kazakh: Көкшетау балалар темір жолы, romanized: Kökşetau balalar temır joly; Russian: Кокшета́уская де́тская желе́зная доро́га) was a narrow gauge children's railway in Kokshetau in Kazakhstan.[1] The track with a gauge of 750 mm (2 ft 5+12 in) had a length of 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi). It had one railway stations. The railway was inaugrarated on 6 August 1978 as one of the many pioneer railways in the Soviet Union.[2] It was taken out of service and dismantled in 1996.

Route

So far the track had a length of 1.8 km (1.1 mi). It had one station.[3]

Overview

It was fully operated by teenagers. One of many children's railways that existed in the USSR and continued functioning after its breakup in post-Soviet states, it was opened on 6 August 1978 and continued functioning until 1996.[4] The railway line counted 1 station: Sinegorie (or Sinegorye).[5]

Rolling stock

Carriages

The trains had the names such as Yunyy Kokchetavets (Юный Кокчетавец, Young Kokshetau resident) and so on.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ Сутягин, Дмитрий. "Самая-самая ..." www.dzd-ussr.ru. Retrieved 2013-12-26.
  2. ^ Дмитрий Сутягин (Dmitry Sutyagin): Детские железные дороги СССР – История и современность: Кокшетау. 2000–2015. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  3. ^ Kokchetav Children's Railway.. Downloaded on 27 November 2020.
  4. ^ Сутягин, Дмитрий. "Самая-самая ..." www.dzd-ussr.ru. Retrieved 2013-12-26.
  5. ^ Сутягин, Дмитрий. "Самая-самая ..." www.dzd-ussr.ru. Retrieved 2013-12-26.
  6. ^ Сутягин, Дмитрий. "Самая-самая ..." www.dzd-ussr.ru. Retrieved 2013-12-26.

External links

  • Kokshetau children's railway (on dzd-ussr.ru)
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