Circum-Baikal Railway (Circum)

In the Irkutsk region was designed by the railroad. It has become a unique monument of engineering art.




 
Circum-Baikal Railway - historical railway in the Irkutsk region in the past - part of the Trans-Siberian railway, a unique monument of engineering art, one of the scenic attractions of the Baikal region. Runs along the northern coast of the southern tip of Lake Baikal from the city to the village Sludyanka Baikal on the southern part of the plateau Olkhinskoye. After commissioning, the backup site Circum lost its former importance. Section of the road from the station Irkutsk-sorting to Port Baikal, which took place on the left bank of the Angara, was dismantled in 1956 and completely flooded in 1958 after the construction of the Irkutsk hydroelectric station, in the process of filling the reservoir of Irkutsk.




Circum-Baikal Railway - historical railway in the Irkutsk region in the past - part of the Trans-Siberian railway, a unique monument of engineering art, one of the scenic attractions of the Baikal region. Runs along the northern coast of the southern tip of Lake Baikal from the city to the village Sludyanka Baikal on the southern part of the plateau Olkhinskoye. After commissioning, the backup site Circum lost its former importance. Section of the road from the station Irkutsk-sorting to Port Baikal, which took place on the left bank of the Angara, was dismantled in 1956 and completely flooded in 1958 after the construction of the Irkutsk hydroelectric station, in the process of filling the reservoir of Irkutsk.
Initial development work was carried out with the participation of AI Shtukenberg in 1836-1840 years. The final stage of work on the definition of the route of the first section of Circum-Baikal from Irkutsk to Lake Baikal, was held in 1894.



Initial development work was carried out with the participation of AI Shtukenberg in 1836-1840 years. The final stage of work on the definition of the route of the first section of Circum-Baikal from Irkutsk to Lake Baikal, was held in 1894.



Coast, are rocky ridge with steep slopes, towering above the water's edge at 270-400 m.

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