Alex Malianov has sent the following information. If you are not familiar
with the surviving Russian narrow gauge railways, might like to consult the
list of them he assembled a few years ago. Mark Torkington sampled some of
these services in September 2019 and he has sent me a few pictures which are
at the bottom of the train times. You can see more
pictures on his Flickr album - https://flickr.com/photos/60594715@N07/sets/72157710978397403.
Now added Pischalskoye Peat Railway, Kirov
Oblast (23rd March 2019)
This is the current (November 2016) passenger train schedules of 750mm gauge railways in Russia.
Information is taken from http://www.rusbestrailways.ru
and https://rasp.yandex.ru. There is a
minor update below for resumed normal services on the Alapaevsk system (17th
In addition, there are several narrow gauge railways with trains for
transporting workers to logging areas and peat fields.
Children's railways are not considered here.
Alapaevsk narrow gauge railway, Sverdlovsk oblast:
Alex advises (16th March 2017) that normal services have been resumed after
Alapaevsk-2 - Sankino: 19.30 (Mon, Thu, Fri, Sun) - 01.00 (Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat);
Sankino - Alapaevsk-2: 01.10 - 06.44 (Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat);
Sankino - Kalach: 20.00 - 22.00 (Thu, Fri, Sun), 01.05 - 03.25 (Mon, Fri, Sat);
Kalach - Sankino: 22.35 (Thu, Fri, Sun) - 00.55 (Mon, Fri, Sat), 03.30 - 05.50 (Mon, Fri, Sat);
Yel`nichnaya - Strokinka - Ugol`naya - Sinyachikha: 06.06 - 06.27 / 06.32 - 07.40 / 07.50 - 08.33 (Wed), 14.07 - 14.28 / 14.33 - 15.43 / 15.53 - 16.36 (Sun);
Sinyachikha - Ugol`naya - Strokinka - Yel`nichnaya: 12.07 - 12.50 / 13.00 - 14.06 / 14.09 - 14.30 (Wed), 14.07 - 14.50 / 15.00 - 16.09 / 16.14 - 16.35 (Fri);
Alapaevsk-2 - Sinyachikha - Alapaevsk-2: 11.20 - 12.25 / 12.35 - 13.40 (Sat).
Apsheronsk narrow gauge railway, Krasnodar krai:
Chernigovskaya - Kushinka - Otdalyonny (Shpalorez): 07.00 (weekdays), 19.00 (daily);
Otdalyonny (Shpalorez) - Kushinka - Chernigovskaya: 04.00 (daily), 15.30 (weekdays).
Avniugskaya narrow gauge railway, Arkhangelsk oblast:
Avniuga - Poperechka (Soyga): 06.00 - 07.30, 16.00 - 17.30;
Poperechka (Soyga) - Avniuga: 07.30 - 09.00, 17.30 - 19.00.
All trains run only on Mondays and Fridays.
Kudemskaya narrow gauge railway, Arkhangelsk oblast:
Vodogon - Beloye Ozero: 16.00 - 17.30 (Sat), 17.00 - 18.30 (Mon, Wed, Fri), 18.30 - 20.00 (Sun);
Beloye Ozero - Vodogon: 08.00 - 09.30 (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat), 16.30 - 18.00 (Sun).
Lipakovskaya narrow gauge railway, Arkhangelsk oblast:
Lipakovo - Seza: 10.00 - 11.40, 18.00 - 19.40;
Seza - Lipakovo: 6.40 - 8.20, 15.00 - 16.40.
All trains run only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Karinskaya narrow gauge railway, Kirov oblast:
Karintorf (Tekhnicheskaya station) - Kirovo-Chepetsk (Novy station): 06.45 - 07.25, 09.40 - 10.20, 13.20 - 14.00, 16.40 - 17.20, 19.30 - 20.10.
Kirovo-Chepetsk (Novy station) - Karintorf (Tekhnicheskaya station): 08.15 - 08.54, 10.25 - 11.04, 14.05 - 14.44, 17.25 - 18.04, 20.15 - 20.54;
Oparinskaya narrow gauge railway, Kirov oblast:
Oparino - Chursya: ~ 5.00, ~ 17.00.
Chursya - Oparino: ~ 7.00, ~ 19.00.
The train runs on Mondays once in two weeks, and may be canceled. Information as of May 2016.
Pischalskoye Peat Railway, Kirov oblast:
(added 23rd March 2019)
This was not included in the original list and Mark has provided a
photograph of the timetable. He says that it's "thought that not all
trains have passenger accommodation". Click here to view
Mark Torkington made to some of these lines in September
2019 and he has sent me a selection of pictures. He adds:
"If anyone is looking at visiting the Kirovo Chepetsk - Karintorf narrow gauge contact the owner (an
English speaking crank) his email is euster at list.ru - he wants me to spread the word for him as the line is subsidised by the local council for running costs, but his long term aim is to attract tourists and preserve the NG heritage."
The twice a week service from Yel'nichnaya to Sinyachikha arrives at Ugolnaya behind Tu4 1800.
15th September 2019
Tu8 0010 and train awaits departure time at Alapayevsk 2 station. 14th
Narrow gauge sleeper service.... Tu7A 3367 pauses at Yel'nichnaya with the overnight train to
Sankino. 15th September 2019
Tu4 3076 with the afternoon workers train awaits departure from station number 2.
17th September 2019
Tu7A 3322 leaves Boyovo station in the town of Kirovo Chepetsk with a service to Karintorf.
18th September 2019
Tu7A 3322 running round at the Karintorf terminus. 18th September 2019
Inside the shed at Karintorf. 18th September 2019