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[D] Services have been withdrawn whilst the "Rail Baltica" project work was underway, extending the standard gauge tracks initially to Kaunas. Previously PKP worked to Šeštokai on standard gauge tracks, which are interlaced with broad gauge [1520 mm] from Mockava, on one daytime train pair from Warszawa to Suwałki and Šeštokai, with connections from/to Kaunas. There is a "SUW2000" gauge changing system at Mockava but this was used only by the overnight passenger train pair which was withdrawn after 28 May 2005 and replaced by a road service, which itself was withdrawn in 2012.
 
[D] Services have been withdrawn whilst the "Rail Baltica" project work was underway, extending the standard gauge tracks initially to Kaunas. Previously PKP worked to Šeštokai on standard gauge tracks, which are interlaced with broad gauge [1520 mm] from Mockava, on one daytime train pair from Warszawa to Suwałki and Šeštokai, with connections from/to Kaunas. There is a "SUW2000" gauge changing system at Mockava but this was used only by the overnight passenger train pair which was withdrawn after 28 May 2005 and replaced by a road service, which itself was withdrawn in 2012.
  
A through passenger service between Kraków and Mockava was scheduled to commence on 13 December 2015 but was deferred.
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A through weekend passenger service between Białystok and Kaunas will start on 17 June 2016.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Revision as of 19:25, 2 June 2016

Note that there is a one hour time difference between Lithuania and Poland

(Šeštokai -) Mockava LG - Trakiszki PKP (- Suwałki)

[D] Services have been withdrawn whilst the "Rail Baltica" project work was underway, extending the standard gauge tracks initially to Kaunas. Previously PKP worked to Šeštokai on standard gauge tracks, which are interlaced with broad gauge [1520 mm] from Mockava, on one daytime train pair from Warszawa to Suwałki and Šeštokai, with connections from/to Kaunas. There is a "SUW2000" gauge changing system at Mockava but this was used only by the overnight passenger train pair which was withdrawn after 28 May 2005 and replaced by a road service, which itself was withdrawn in 2012.

A through weekend passenger service between Białystok and Kaunas will start on 17 June 2016.

See also