Southern Railways (Ukraine)

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Southern Railways
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Headquarters Kharkiv
Dates of operation1869 (1869)
Length3000 km

The Southern Railways (SR) (Ukrainian : Південна залізниця, Russian : Южная железная дорога) is a composing part of Ukraine's Ukrzaliznytsia railroad company and is headquartered in Kharkiv. Southern Railways's route map covers all railroads of the Kharkiv, Poltava and some railroads in other oblasts (regions) as well.


As of 2008, the Southern Railways operate 3,000 kilometres (1,864 mi) of track. The Southern Railways company contributes a large role as a transit railway in the routes of Russia-Crimea and Russia-Caucasus.


This regional railways was formed in 1907 soon after a merge of the Kursk-Kharkiv-Sevastopol railways and the Kharkiv-Mykolaiv railways. The company traces its history to the Kursk-Kharkiv-Azov railways that was established in 1869.


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Subdivisions of Ukrainian Railways


Southern Railways

Southern Railway

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