The longest narrow-gauge railway in Europe will run: “Ukrzaliznytsia” is launching a festive retro train

The longest narrow-gauge railway in Europe will run: “Ukrzaliznytsia” is launching a festive retro train


On December 16, “Ukrzaliznytsia” launches a festive flight on the longest narrow-gauge train in Europe on a 70-year-old steam locomotive. It will run through Podillia.

This is the last retrotour in 2023, the company reports.

The retro train, powered by an old German steam locomotive, will depart from the station in the town of Hayvoron, Kirovohrad Region. The train consists of a metropolitan legend from the Kyiv Children’s Railway – steam locomotive Gr-336 (1951) and four Polish-made Pafawag passenger cars (1960).

The program includes a trip on the longest narrow-gauge railway in Europe, a cultural and artistic program from the Gaivoron City Council, lunch on the banks of the Southern Bug, a charity fair in support of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and the opportunity to ride on the only car in Ukraine that runs on rails, Ukrzaliznytsia reports.

Photo: “Ukrzaliznytsia”

In particular, the following trains will be sent:

  • No. 851 Hayvoron – Bershad;
  • No. 852 Bershad – Hayvoron;
  • No. 854 Hayvoron – Khashchuvate;
  • No. 853 Khashchuvate – Hayvoron.

The average cost of a retro train ticket in one direction is UAH 116 for adults and UAH 87 for children under 14 years old.

Retro train tickets are available in the Ukrzaliznytsia mobile application, on the website, in Ukrzaliznytsia chatbots, and at station ticket offices.

We will remind, “Ukrzaliznytsia” launched women’s compartments on eight new flights.

“Ukrzaliznytsia” opened a canine center to train service dogs. The four-legged friend will be raised to strengthen security measures.

And railway safety marshals appeared at the stations and on the trains of “Ukrzaliznytsia”.

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