Edelaraudtee (Southwestern railway) is an Estonian railway operator
founded in 1997. AS Edelaraudtee operates freight services on lines
Tallinn to Rapla,
Viljandi owned by Edelaraudtee
Until 2014, the company operated the domestic inter-city passenger
routes currently operated by Elron.
Before the transfer of the passenger traffic, the company employed
around 500 staff and carried approximately 1.8m passengers a year.
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Diesel multiple unit
Diesel multiple unit DR1B at Tartu (2010)
On 16 March 2012
Edelaraudtee launched new information display
solution based on GPS, that provided passengers via Internet and
physical displays real-time information on the trains’ locations.
The developed information project, whose part is that solution, had an
objective to provide passengers necessary opportunities to acquire
Edelaraudtee had plans to equip all serviced train
stations and stops with QR codes to link passengers with relevant
station’s or train stop’s information display in Internet.
Freight operations are handled by Czech-built
ChME3 diesel shunters,
while passenger services were provided by around twenty DR1A/B diesel
Delivery of 18 electric and 20 diesel
Stadler FLIRT trains built by
Stadler Rail started in 2012 and by June 2014 all trains had arrived
to Estonia. Since 2014, all services are operated by Elron using
the new trains.
^ Kadri Masing (19 April 2012). "
Edelaraudtee reisijate arv kasvab"
(in Estonian). ERR. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
^ http://www.tja.ee/railway-sector-in-estonia-2[permanent dead link]
^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-06-09. Retrieved
^ Juhan Tere (16 March 2012). "
Edelaraudtee launched its GPS-based
information system". The Baltic Course. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-06-10. Retrieved
^ "Elektriraudtee orders Stadler Flirt trains". Railway Gazette
International. 12 April 2010.
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