Riga–Jelgava Railway

The Riga–Jelgava Railway is a 43 kilometres (27 mi) long,[1] 1,524 mm (5 ft) gauge railway built in the 19th century to connect the cities of Riga and Jelgava.[2] In 1872, an extension was built from Jelgava to Mažeikiai, which connected Riga–Jelgava Railway to the Libau–Romny Railway.

Riga–Jelgava Railway
Train on the railway bridge over the Maza Daugava, Riga
Overview
Termini
Service
Operator(s)Latvian Railways
History
Opened1868
Technical
Line length43 km (26.72 mi)[1]
Track gauge1,524 mm (5 ft)
Route map

km
0
Riga Central Station
3
Torņakalns
5
Atgāzene
6
Turība
9
Tīraine
13
Baloži
18
Jaunolaine
22
Olaine
29
Dalbe
34
Cena
37
Ozolnieki
41
Cukurfabrika
43
Jelgava
km

References

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  1. ^ a b "Publiskās lietošanas dzelzceļa infrastruktūras pārskats 2011" [2011 Public Railway Infrastructure Overview] (PDF) (in Latvian). Latvian Railways. 2010-06-05. p. 36. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 9, 2011. Retrieved 2010-10-09.
  2. ^ "Latvijas dzelzceļu līnijas" [Latvian railway lines] (in Latvian). Latvian Railway History Museum. Archived from the original on 2010-08-19. Retrieved 2010-10-03.