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During the days of The Grand Duchy of Finland there were five private 1524 mm gauge railways.

1) Kerava - Porvoo / Kervo - Borgе Railway 33 km
This line was sold in 1917 to VR.

1Ct-n2Manning Wardle1921873sold in 1915 to Russia Imperial Russian Navy Kronstadt or Sevastopol.
2Ct-n2Manning Wardle1931873sold in 1876 to Russia
2"C-n2Wiener Neustadt23011877sold in 1887 to VR class C5 No 63 ( temporary ) then in 1887 No 62 + 1928
3B2t-n2Winterthur ( SLM )51118881917 VR class F1 No 63 + 1935
4B2t-n2Winterthur ( SLM )115318981917 VR class F1 No 64 + 1935
51C-n2Tampere9819051917 VR class G9 No 65 ( 1917-1926 ) from 1926 No 318" + 1954
61Dt-n2vTampere20719131917 VR class M1 No 66 + 1934

2) Hyvinkдд - Hanko / Hyvinge - Hangц Railway 151 km
This is the Russian "Gangut" Railway derived its name from Swedish Hangц Udd ( Cape of Hanko / Hangц ) In Finnish Hankoniemi. As you have probably heard in Soviet school the Hankoniemi had to be leased to Soviet Union in 1940 for 50 years.Finnish troops captured it back in December 1941. This was originally a Russian railway company owned by St.Petersburg business men. They sold this line to VR in 1875.

HYVINGE2B-n2Baldwin29981872VR 1875-1887 class A4 101 from 1887 63 + 1913
HANGЦ2B-n2Baldwin30031872VR 1875-1887 class A4 102 from 1887 64 + 1911
EKENДS2B-n2Baldwin29991872VR 1875-1887 class A4 103 from 1887 65 + 1911
PIPPING2B-n2Baldwin30021872VR 1875-1887 class A4 104 from 1887 66 + 1911
VON TRAPPE2B-n2Baldwin31511873VR 1875-1887 class A4 105 from 1887 67 + 1901
PETROFSKY2B-n2Baldwin31531873VR 1875-1887 class A4 106 from 1887 68 + 1915
WINBERG2B-n2Baldwin31541873VR 1875-1887 class A4 107 from 1887 69 + 1912
JAKOBY2B-n2Baldwin31551873VR 1875-1887 class A4 108 from 1887 70 + 1913
ZILLIACUS2B-n2Baldwin31561873VR 1875-1887 class A4 109 from 1887 71 Lost in Petrograd 1918.
ANTOINETTEC-n2Schw2471872VR 1875-1887 class C3 112 from 1887 74 1893 sold to Yugo Zapadnyi Zh.D. Zh 35
HELSINGFORSC-n2Schw2481872VR 1875-1887 class C3 113 from 1887 75 1893 sold to Yugo Zapadnyi Zh.D. Zh 36

3) Hamina - Inkeroinen Railway 26 km
Sold to VR in 1915

11C1t-n2Baldwin1647118981915 VR class E1" No 74 sold in 1926 to A.Ahlstrцm Oy
21C1t-n2Baldwin1647219981915 VR class E1" No 75 sold in 1926 to Karhula Oy

4) Rauma - Peipohja Railway 47 km

11C-n2Winterthur ( SLM )9921896 
21B2t-n2Winterthur ( SLM )10231897 
31B2t-n2Winterthur ( SLM )10241897 
41C-n2vTampere721904 
51C-n2vTampere1991912ex Raahe Railway No 3
61D1t-n2Tampere2091913 
71D1t-n2Tampere2101913 

5) Raahe - Lappi Railway 33 km

11B1t-n2Baldwin166341899sold in 1916 to Imperial Russian Navy. Kronstadt or Sevastopol.
21B1t-n2Baldwin166351899 
31C-n2vTampere1991912sold in 1913 to Rauma - Peipohja Railway.

Jukka Nurminen