The International Steam Pages
Narrow Gauge Survivors in Finland
Jussi Tepponen has produced this summary of the narrow gauge railway scene
in Finland, Harvey Smith assisted. If you can help with pictures of the
steam locomotives (other than Jokioinen, please get in touch.
Similar information is available on these sites, it's worth comparing notes as each has a slightly different emphasis:
1. Jokioinen Railway, 750mm gauge
2. Nykarleby Jernväg, 600mm gauge
3. The other narrow gauge heritage railway is the 750mm gauge Outokumpu Railway, reconstruction is shown here:
4. Strömfors (Ruotsinpyhtää in Finnish) Iron Works Forge museum:
5. Veturimuseo at Toijala
6. Fiskar’s 750mm gauge railroad, the site of "Finland's first true narrow gauge railway".
7. Former narrow gauge railway at Äänekoski paper mill, 750mm gauge 0-6-0T O&K 7194/1914 is preserved here
8. And there is a small train of the Riihimäki-Loppi 600mm gauge railway preserved in Riihimäki:
9. In Särkijärvi there is this small electric locomotive (600mm gauge?) from the last industrial narrow gauge railway in Finland (a second locomotive from the same line is in the MInkiö narrow gauge museum on the Jokioinen Museum Railway):
10. In Tampere there was this small electric locomotive, but a note on one picture indicates it had been moved by January 2012:
11. In Forssa there is a small electric tram (600mm gauge?):
12. In Kotka there is this:1067mm gauge fireless from Hohenzollern (4552/1929):
13. At the Finnish Peat Museum at Aitoneva is a 750mm gauge Russian power car:
14. There used to be a forest railway In Eskola, 750mm gauge.
15. There was a short private 600mm gauge railway at Espoo, Lahnus. However, the owner has passed away and the railway has been dismantled.
Then there are couple of "artificial" narrow gauge tourist narrow gauge railways: