The 1st railway in Ukraine


The first railway in Ukraine, Lviv – Peremyshl was built in 1861.

In 1859, the first railway tracks were laid from Peremyshl to Lviv, a distance of 97.6 km. The Lviv railway station was completed in October, 1861. It was meant to be the hub for trains departing in 4 different directions: to Krakow, Chernivtsi, Brody, and Pidvolochysk. The first passenger train arrived in Lviv from Peremyshl at 14:30 on November 4th, 1861. The train stopped at different stations, such as, Medyka, Mostyska, Sudova Vyshnia, and Mshana, where it was met by hundreds of curious local farmers. Municipal bands duly celebrated the arrival of the “iron horse”.

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Alfa Jazz Fest 2014
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1772
Lviv was occupied by Austrian general Hadik
1260
the oldest exhisting Lviv church was erected - John the Baptist Church
1846
Progressive Synagogue was built on Staryy Rynok Square according to the plans of Ivan Levytsskyy
1900
electric lighting of Lviv street was introduced
1550
Prince Konstyantyn Ostrozkyy founded stone church and Basilian Monastery of Saint Onuphrius
1582
Gregorian calendar was introduced in Lviv
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