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==(Šeštokai -) Mockava LG - Trakiszki PKP (- Suwałki)==
 
==(Šeštokai -) Mockava LG - Trakiszki PKP (- Suwałki)==
[D] Services had been withdrawn whilst the "Rail Baltica" project work was underway, extending the standard gauge tracks initially to Kaunas.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 was a "SUW2000" gauge changing system at Mockava used only by the overnight passenger train pair until withdrawal after 28 May 2005 when replaced by a road service, which itself was withdrawn in 2012.
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[D] Standard gauge [1435 mm] track crosses the border and continues to Kaunas as "Rail Baltica". There is broad gauge [1520 mm] track north of Mockava, interlaced with the standard gauge track as far as Šeštokai. A standard gauge service between Białystok and Kaunas, operated by PKP diesel units, commenced on 17 June 2016.
  
A two pair weekend plus Northbound on Fridays, southbound on Mondays passenger service between Białystok and Kaunas on the standard gauge track commenced on 17 June 2016 operated by PKP DMU's.
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Prior to its being withdrawn on 15 December 2013 whilst the "Rail Baltica" project work was underway, PKP worked a service from Warszawa to the then limit of standard gauge track at Šeštokai. There was an "SUW2000" gauge changing system at Mockava, which was used only by the overnight passenger train between Warszawa and Vilnius until withdrawal after 28 May 2005.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Revision as of 21:04, 7 October 2016

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

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

[D] Standard gauge [1435 mm] track crosses the border and continues to Kaunas as "Rail Baltica". There is broad gauge [1520 mm] track north of Mockava, interlaced with the standard gauge track as far as Šeštokai. A standard gauge service between Białystok and Kaunas, operated by PKP diesel units, commenced on 17 June 2016.

Prior to its being withdrawn on 15 December 2013 whilst the "Rail Baltica" project work was underway, PKP worked a service from Warszawa to the then limit of standard gauge track at Šeštokai. There was an "SUW2000" gauge changing system at Mockava, which was used only by the overnight passenger train between Warszawa and Vilnius until withdrawal after 28 May 2005.

See also