The Info List - Edelaraudtee

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(Southwestern railway) is an Estonian railway operator founded in 1997. AS Edelaraudtee[2] operates freight services on lines from Tallinn
to Rapla, Pärnu
& Viljandi
owned by Edelaraudtee Infrastruktuuri AS. 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.[3]


1 Operations 2 Rolling stock 3 See also 4 References 5 External links


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 trip information. 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.[4] Rolling stock[edit] Freight operations are handled by Czech-built ChME3
diesel shunters, while passenger services were provided by around twenty DR1A/B diesel multiple units. Delivery of 18 electric and 20 diesel Stadler FLIRT
Stadler FLIRT
trains built by Stadler Rail
Stadler Rail
started in 2012 and by June 2014 all trains had arrived to Estonia.[5][6] Since 2014, all services are operated by Elron using the new trains.[7] See also[edit]

Tallinn-Tapa railway


^ 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 2013-06-11.  ^ 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 2013-06-11.  ^ "Elektriraudtee orders Stadler Flirt trains". Railway Gazette International. 12 April 2010.  ^ http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/transport/?doc=74815

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Coordinates: 58°48′30″N 25°24′27″E / 58.808302°N 25.407375°E / 58