Riga–Jelgava Railway

Riga–Jelgava Railway
Termini Riga Central Station
Jelgava Station
Opened 1868
Operator(s) Latvian Railways
Line length 43 km (26.72 mi)[1]
Track gauge 1,524 mm (5 ft)
Route map

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 Riga and Jelgava.[2] In 1872, an extension was built from Jelgava to Mažeikiai, which connected Riga–Jelgava Railway to the Libau–Romny Railway.


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