Herby – Oleśnica railway line
|Herby – Oleśnica
Herby – Oels
|Route number :||181|
|Course book range :||322|
|Route length:||148.628 km|
|Gauge :||1435 mm ( standard gauge )|
|Power system :||between Herby Nowe and Kępno 3 kV =|
|Top speed:||100 km / h|
Course and condition
The Herby – Oleśnica railway begins at Herby Nowe (Neu Herby) station on the Chorzów – Tczew railway , the coal mainline , near the junction with the Kielce – Fosowskie railway, and runs northwards via Krzepice (km 27.687) to Wieluń (km 60.140), from then west on Wieruszów (Wilhelm Bruck, km 93.286), the Turmbahnhof Kępno (Kempen; km 102.606) - there is railway Kluczbork-Poznań crossed - and Syców (United Wartenberg; km 123.222), formerly the beginning of the railway line Syców-Bukowa Śląska , according the Oleśnica station (Oels; km 148.628) on the Kalety – Wrocław railway line , where the Oleśnica – Chojnice line begins.
The line is single-track and electrified to Kępno. From Herby Nowe to kilometer 68 between Wieluń Dąbrowa and Biała , passenger and freight trains can travel at ninety kilometers per hour, from there to Kępno passenger trains can run at one hundred and freight trains at sixty kilometers per hour, from Kępno to Cieśle at forty Kilometers per hour, from Cieśle to Oleśnica it can be used by passenger trains at eighty and freight trains at sixty.
Western part of Oels - Wilhelmsbrück
The first section of the branch line, Oels - Groß Wartenberg , was opened on November 10, 1871 by the Breslau-Warsaw Railway . The continuation to Kempen followed on March 1, 1872, the remaining section to Wilhelmsbrück on June 30, 1872. The company was later nationalized.
The 1914 summer timetable provided for four continuous pairs of trains and additional trains on individual sections.
In the United Wartenberg since 1920 passed the German-Polish border, the traffic on these has been set. In 1936 six pairs of trains ran to Groß Wartenberg every day.
Eastern part of Wilhelmsbrück - Herby
The eastern part was opened by the Polish State Railways on November 1, 1926 , after the area west of Wilhelmbrück had to be ceded by the German Empire after the First World War and to the east by the Russian Empire .
The entire route has belonged to Poland since the end of the Second World War . The line between Kempen and Herby has been electrified since October 1981, but passenger traffic has been suspended since the end of 2002. Freight traffic was also initially stopped, but resumed in 2017.
Today's passenger on the operated even in the passenger part is sparse: it operate weekdays five weekends two Regionalzugpaare between Herby Stare and Wieluń Dąbrowa , between there and Kępno a TLK -Zugpaar Katowice - poses holding in Wieluń, Wieruszów Miasto and Kępno. In 2016 the last pair of local trains ("Alibizugpaar") between Wieluń Dąbrowa and Kępno, which ran at night, was discontinued.
- Ryszard Stankiewicz and Marcin Stiasny: Atlas Linii Kolejowych Polski 2014. Eurosprinter, Rybnik 2014, ISBN 978-83-63652-12-8 , pp. F5–7
- Description on atlaskolejowy.net (Polish)
- Description on bazakolejowa.pl (Polish)
- Maximum speeds for wagon trains , multiple units and freight trains from December 6, 2017
- Course book May 1914
- German course book summer 1936, Ritzau KG - Verlag Zeit und Eisenbahn - Pürgen, reprint, 1st edition, 1990
- Pociągi wróciły na trase Oleśnica - Kępno . Rynek Kolejowy, April 24, 2017, accessed December 21, 2017
- Course book 10 December 2017 - 10 March 2018
- Course book 2016/17