Railway in Latvia and Estonia
First railways in the territory of Latvia were built in the 19th century, when they were administrated by private companies. In 1860 on the line St.Petersbourg-Warsaw 08.11.60 section Ritupe-Daugavpils was opened, then in 1862. Daugavpils-Zemgale (206 km). Constructed and exploited by Principal Russian rail society, from the 1894 - by the State. Also in 1861. Line Riga-Daugavpils (218 km); Constructed and exploited by Riga-Dinaburg rail society, from the 1894 - by the State.
Over the years railway reached its zenith, technologic improvements, development and change of traction resources.
At Estonia the first railway was opened in 1870, between Paldiski - Tallinn - Narva - Gatchina, connecting with the St. Petersburg - Warsaw railways. In 1931 the Tartu-Petseri broad gauge railway was completed, linking the Estonian ports with the interior of Russia and Ukraine. …
- Economic Situation in Great Britain and Latvia
- Latvia Foreign Trade by Groups of Commodities and Countries
- Railway in Latvia and Estonia
Enter an email address where the link will be sent:
Link to paper: