Primorskaya Line

The Primorskaya line was the second line constructed by the Primorskaya railway, near St. Petersburg, Russia. It is now part of the Oktyabrskaya Railway and was electrified in 1952.

Primorskaya line Russian: Приморская линия
Line first stage - terminal station "Lahta"
Overview
TypeHeavy rail
SystemCommuter cargo and passenger railroad
StatusLocal
LocaleSt. Petersburg, Russia
TerminiPrimorsky Rail Terminal, Primorsky - goods, from 1924 - Novaya Derevnya
after 1894 - Lakhta
Stations5
ServicesPrimorsky Rail Terminal - Lakhta, from 1924 - Novaya Derevnya - Ozerki
Operation
Opened1894[1]
Closed1924
Technical
Line length35.1 km (21.81 mi)
Track gauge1,524 mm (5 ft)
Route map

35.1
Dyuny
34.1
Shkolnaya
33.3
Saint Petersburg –
Sestroretsk – Beloostrov
33.1
Zavodskaya sestra crossover
Planned ferry line
Miller's pier
32.7
Kurort
31.4
Sestroretsky Kyrort
31.3
Trackside
31.2
Miller's line
to former Sestroretsk station
31.1
Yermolovsky prospect
31.0
Yermolovskaya
30.7
Sestroretsk armory
30.2
Voskov street
Dubki horse-iron road (1847-bf 1870)
Dubkovsky pierSestroretsk armory
35.1
Sestroretsk
29.7
Liteyny bridge
Vodoslivnoy
channel
Saint PetersburgVyborg
29.4
Sestroretsky crossover
33.3
Razliv
26.5
Tarkhovka
26.3
Tarkhovskaya street
26.1
Alexandrovskaya
24.0
Gorskaya
23.9
Gorskaya road interchange
22.1
Kaupilovo
21.1
Aerodromnaya street
to Gorskaya
23.3
Export
goods for SPb Dam
23.3
Lisy Nos, before 1928
to Kronstadt
b. 1928
20.3
Lisy Nos
18.8
Morskaya
15.2
Olgino
15.1
Konnolakhtinsky prospect
17.1
Lakhta (before 1894)
12.1
Granichnaya street
200-metre pile bridge
1894–1924
10.5
Lakhtinsky crossover
built 1925f
Shunting loop Dum (built 1894)
later Yakhtennaya station (built 1980s)
8.0
Shunting loop 2 verst
(built 1894)
6.6
Planerny crossover
Planernaya st.
Kirovskaya
5,4
Staraya Derevnya
5.3
Torfyanaya doroga
4.4
Serebryakov pereulok
3.5
Akademik Shimansky street
1.3
Chyornaya rechka crossover
1.0
Novaya Derevnya
Severny factory
0.8
Ozerki line
to Ozerki, Kolomuagi, Skachki
Tovarnaya line
to Serdobolsky, Flyugov post, Finland Station
SPb – Sestroretsk – Beloostrov
to Flyugov post, Finland Station, Lanskaya
Chernaya River
0.6
Kolomyajskу bridge
Primorsky - Goods
(1904-1924)
0.0
Primorsky (1823-1924)
to Summer Garden

Distances in kilometers
Railway line consists of single-track line tracksides

History

Its first stage was opened on July 12, 1894 - the line reached Lakhta. Second stage was opened on October 31, 1894; the railway left on coast of Gulf of Finland opposite to island Kotlin and was integrated with a steamship line. Later, November 26, the same year, the third turn of a railroad line was opened. The line reached a final point - the cities of Sestroretsk[1]

Stages of Primorskaya line
# Opened Stations
1 July 12, 1894
Novaya derevnya - Shunting loop 2 verst - Shunting loop Dum - Lakhta
2 October 31, 1894
Lakhta - Razdelnaya
Razdelnaya - Lisy Nos
3 November 26, 1894
Lakhta - Kaupilovo - Gorskaya - Sestroretsk

Route

Only major stations are shown.

References

  1. Chepurin, Sergey; Arkady Nikolayenko (May 2007). "Sestroretsk and Primorskaya railways(Сестрорецкая и Приморская железные дороги)" (in Russian). http://terijoki.spb.ru/trk_about.php3. Retrieved 2009-02-21. External link in |publisher= (help)
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