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Railway Museum description and photos - Russia - Far East: Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The name in English is Railway Museum.
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The Museum of Railway Engineering in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk is dedicated to the unique railway on Sakhalin. Part of the road can be seen in this open-air museum.
The museum was opened on July 30, 2004, and is dedicated to the railway, technology, the special history of the development of the road on Sakhalin, its specifically narrow gauge. Since the time of the presence of the Japanese in the south of the island, the 1067 mm track has been maintained in working order.
Tourists will get acquainted with a two-axle Japanese platform, a Japanese Wajima snowplow built in 1939, a two-axle covered wagon, a Kiha diesel train car, a rotary snowplow based on the TG-16 diesel locomotive section of the Lyudinovsky plant, tank built in 1954. Thanks to collectors, lovers of antiquity, the collection of the museum is constantly replenished with items of railway equipment.
In the museum, in addition to samples of rolling stock, there are elements of the railway infrastructure - semi-auto couplings, semaphores, nodes and parts of turnouts, hydrocolumns, which are of historical value. The museum is unique not only for JSC Russian Railways, but for the whole of Russia.
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