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Latvian Railways

Index Latvian Railways

Latvian Railways (Latvijas dzelzceļš or LDz) is the main state-owned railway company in Latvia with more than 12,400 employees. [1]

40 relations: Aizkraukle, Alūksne, Ērgļi, Belarusian Railway, Cēsis, Daugavpils, Eglaine, ER2 electric trainset, Gulbene, History of rail transport in Latvia, Jēkabpils, Jelgava–Liepāja Railway, Kārsava, Latvia, Lithuanian Railways, M62 locomotive, Minsk, Narrow-gauge railway, Pasažieru vilciens, Pļaviņas, Rail transport in Estonia, Rail transport in Latvia, Rail transport in Russia, Railcar, Railway company, Rēzekne, Riga, Riga–Daugavpils Railway, Riga–Jelgava Railway, Saint Petersburg, Sigulda, TEP70, Torņakalns – Tukums II Railway, Tukums, Valga, Estonia, Valka, Valmiera, Vilnius, Zemitāni–Skulte Railway, Zilupe.

Aizkraukle

Aizkraukle (Ascheraden) is a town in Vidzeme region in Latvia, the administrative centre of Aizkraukle Municipality on the right bank of the Daugava River.

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Alūksne

Alūksne is a town on the shores of Lake Alūksne in northeastern Latvia near the borders with Estonia and Russia.

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Ērgļi

Ērgļi is a small town in northeastern Latvia on the banks of the Ogre river.

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Belarusian Railway

Belarusian Railway (BCh) (Беларуская чыгунка, Белорусская железная дорога) is the national state-owned railway company of Belarus.

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Cēsis

Cēsis, (Wenden, Venden, Võnnu, Kieś) is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland.

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Daugavpils

Daugavpils (Daugpiļs; Даугавпилс; see other names) is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name.

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Eglaine

Eglaine is a settlement in Eglaine parish in southeastern Latvia.

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ER2 electric trainset

The ER2 electric trainset is a DC electric multiple unit which was in production by the Railroad Machinery Plants of Riga (in consortium with the Electrical Machinery Plants of Riga and the Railroad Machinery Plants of Kalinin) from June 1962 to mid-1984.

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Gulbene

Gulbene (Schwanenburg) is a town in northeastern Latvia.

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History of rail transport in Latvia

The history of rail transport in Latvia began with the construction in 1860 of a railway from Pytalovo to Dinaburg (now Daugavpils), 160 km in length, as part of the Saint Petersburg – Warsaw Railway.

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Jēkabpils

Jēkabpils (Jakobstadt; Jakubów) is a city in southeastern Latvia roughly halfway between Riga and Daugavpils and spanning the Daugava River.

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Jelgava–Liepāja Railway

The Jelgava–Liepāja Railway is a long, gauge railway built in the 20th century to connect the cities Jelgava and Liepāja, Latvia.

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Kārsava

Kārsava (Karsau, Корсовка, Korsovka, קאָרסאָװקע, Korsovke) is a town in Latvia.

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Latvia

Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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Lithuanian Railways

Lithuanian Railways (Lietuvos geležinkeliai) is the national, state-owned railway company of Lithuania.

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M62 locomotive

M62 is a Soviet-built diesel locomotive for heavy freight trains, exported to many Eastern Bloc countries as well as to Cuba, North Korea and Mongolia.

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Minsk

Minsk (Мінск,; Минск) is the capital and largest city of Belarus, situated on the Svislach and the Nyamiha Rivers.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.

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Pasažieru vilciens

Pasažieru vilciens ("Passenger train", abbreviated: PV) is the only passenger-carrying railway company in Latvia, operating both electric and diesel trains on various lines throughout the country.

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Pļaviņas

Pļaviņas (Stockmannshof) is a town in Latvia.

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Rail transport in Estonia

The rail transport system in Estonia consists of about of railway lines, of which are currently in public use.

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Rail transport in Latvia

Rail transport in Latvia is done on Russian gauge.

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Rail transport in Russia

The Russian railways are ranked second longest globally, behind the railways of the United States.

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Railcar

A railcar, in British English and Australian English, is a self-propelled railway vehicle designed to transport passengers.

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Railway company

A railway company or railroad company is an entity that operates a railroad track or trains.

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Rēzekne

Rēzekne (Latgalian Rēzekne or Rēzne, Rēzekne; see other names) is a city in the Rēzekne River valley in Latgale region of eastern Latvia.

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Riga

Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.

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Riga–Daugavpils Railway

The Riga–Daugavpils Railway is a long, gauge railway built in the 19th century to connect the cities Riga and Daugavpils.

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Riga–Jelgava Railway

The Riga–Jelgava Railway is a long, gauge railway built in the 19th century to connect the cities of Riga and Jelgava.

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Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).

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Sigulda

Sigulda (Segewold) is a town in the Vidzeme Region of Latvia, from the capital city Riga.

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TEP70

The TEP70 main line single unit diesel passenger locomotive, rated at, with AC/DC transmission and individual axle traction control, is a railway engine designed to haul passenger trains on the Russian gauge railway network of eastern Europe.

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Torņakalns – Tukums II Railway

The Torņakalns–Tukums II Railway is a long, gauge railway built in the 19th century to connect Riga and Tukums.

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Tukums

Tukums (Tuckum; Tukāmō) is a town in Latvia.

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Valga, Estonia

Valga (Walk) is a town in southern Estonia and the capital of Valga County.

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Valka

Valka (Walk) is a city and municipality in northern Latvia, on the border with Estonia along both banks of the river Pedele.

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Valmiera

Valmiera (Wolmar; Wolmar see other names) is the largest city of the historical Vidzeme region, Latvia, with a total area of.

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Vilnius

Vilnius (see also other names) is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city, with a population of 574,221.

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Zemitāni–Skulte Railway

The Zemitāni–Skulte Railway is a long, gauge railway built in the 20th century to connect Riga and Rūjiena.

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Zilupe

Zilupe (Latgalian: Sīnuoja), previously known as Rosenau in German (Розеново) is a town of a few hundred inhabitants in Latvia, by the Zilupe River, on the border with Russia.

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Redirects here:

LDz, Latvian State Railways, Latvijas Dzelzceļš, Latvijas dzelzceļš.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latvian_Railways

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