North railway (Austria)

The North railway (German: Nordbahn) is a two-track, electrified railway line that runs from Vienna, Austria to Břeclav, Czech Republic. It was built by the Emperor Ferdinand North Railway company as a part of the Warsaw-Vienna railway.

North railway
CD class 682 007-0 from Vienna to Prague crossing the first bridge over Thaya.jpg
A pendolino from Vienna to Prague is crossing the Thaya
Overview
Line number114 01
Technical
Line length78,0
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification
  • 15 kV, 16.7 Hz
  • 25 kV, 50 Hz AC
Operating speed120 max.
Route map
0,0 Wien Nordf
1,8 Wien Traisengasse
Wien Handelskai
Northern railway bridge
3,7 Wien Strandbäder
abandoned
4,8 Wien Floridsdorf
7,0 Wien Siemensstraße
9,2 Wien Leopoldau
from Süßenbrunn Entseuchungsbf (decontamination st.)
12,0 Wien Süßenbrunn
18,2 Deutsch Wagram
20,8 Helmahof
23,6 Strasshof
27,1 Silberwald
31,5 Gänserndorf
155 m (AA)
33,3 Weikendorf-Dörfles
Tallesbrunn
39,8 Angern an der March
siding]
43,4 Stillfried
50,1 Dürnkrut
150 m above sea level (AA)
53,3 Jedenspeigen
55,2 Sierndorf an der March
58,5 Drösing
154 m above sea level (AA)
siding to ABID AG
64,9 Hohenau
151 m above sea level (AA)
71,0 Rabensburg
73,9 Bernhardsthal Fbf
75,2 Bernhardsthal
77,99
Austria-Czech Republic national border
system change 15 kV / 25 kV)
Thaya discharge channel
from Znojmo and from Lednice
83,13 Břeclav
to Kúty (till 1929)
to Brno

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