Lithuania - Lines with Obscure or Sparse passenger services

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This list is based on the timetable valid from 9 December 2018. Standard abbreviations are explained in General Information.

Map references for each route entry are given in parentheses ( ). References prefixed "ERA" refer to the European Railway Atlas Baltic States, Belarus & Ukraine, Regional Series 2017, by M.G.Ball.

Obscure services

Kaunas avoiding line: Palemonas (Pamaris) – Garliava (Jiesia)

(ERA 254B1) LT18/1

Used by all services between Vilnius and Kaliningrad-Passazerskiy.


(ERA 254A1, not shown) LT18/2

Radviliškis station lies between two marshalling yards, one to the NW and another, larger yard to the SE. Trains from Šiauliai run on the south side of both yards whereas those from the Vilnius direction run on the north side of the yards. The maximum separation of these running lines in the larger yard is over 300 m.

Šiauliai — Šarkiai — Meitene (Latvia) — Jelgava


In the autumn of 2018 Ukrainian Railways is operating a seasonal train between Kiev/Kyiv and Riga

D1 31 Kiev/Kyiv - 06:51 Šiauliai - Riga Pass
D2 32 Riga Pass - 12:10 Jelgava - Kiev/Kyiv

D1: Runs 28 September, 4,12,18,26 October, 2,8,16,22,30 November, and 6 December 2018 from Kiev. One day later from Šiauliai

D2: Runs 29 September, 5,13,19,27 October, 3,9,17,23 November, and 1,7 December 2018

Other sparse services

The following lines have fewer than three trains each way on at least three days a week, or do not run each weekday.

(Radviliškis –) Linkaiciai – Panevēžys – Rokiškis Runs on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only
(Kaunas –) Palemonas – Jonava (– Šiauliai) Runs on Fridays and Sundays only
Marijampolė – Trakiszki (Poland) (– Suwałki) Runs Fridays –> Mondays only: FO northbound; SSuO two trains each way; MO southbound

Deletions since previous edition


See also