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European route E30

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Major junctions
FraeCork (Ireland)
TaeOmsk (Roushie)
CountriesIreland, Unitit Kinrick, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Belarus, Roushie
Heichwey seestem
Internaitional E-road network

European route E 30 is an A-Class Wast-East European route, extendin frae the soothren Erse port o Cork in the wast tae the Roushie ceety o Omsk in the east. For much o its Roushie stretch, it coincides wi Trans-Siberian Highway an, east o the Ural Muntains, wi AH6 o the Asie Highway Network, which continues tae Busan, Sooth Korea.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The E 30 is ane o the langest European routes wi a tot length o aboot 5,800 km (3,600 mi)—3,300 km (2,100 mi) frae Cork tae Moscow, 2,500 km (1,600 mi) frae Moscow tae Omsk. The namin is bi the Unitit Naitions Economic Commission for Europe.

Formerly the route anly went frae Cork tae Samara, wi an eften reportit length o 4,912 km (3,052 mi).

Formerly, afore 1985, this wis the E 8 (London–Berlin–Brest).

Itinerary[eedit | eedit soorce]

The E 30 routes ower seven European kintras, an includes twa sea-crossins, ane frae Rosslare in Ireland tae Fishguard in Wales, an ane frae Felixstowe in Ingland tae Hook o Holland in the Netherlands.

Ireland[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Rosslare–Fishguard ferry departs twice daily, takin aboot three oors.

United Kingdom[eedit | eedit soorce]

Although the United Kingdom Government participates fully in activities anent the E-routes,[1] E-routes are not signposted within the United Kingdom.

The nearest passenger ferries tae Hoek van Holland actually depart frae Harwich, athort the Orwell sooth o Felixstowe. That ferry haes 2 daily depairtures, ane is a day crossin, the ither a nicht crossin, baith takin aboot 7–8 oors. It carries fit (train) passengers as well as caurs, buses, caravans an freicht lorries.[2] Ferries departin frae Felixstowe carry freicht anly.

Netherlands[eedit | eedit soorce]

Germany[eedit | eedit soorce]

Netherlands Bad BentheimOsnabrückBündeBad Oeynhausen
Bad Oeynhausen
Bad OeynhausenHanoverBraunschweigMagdeburg
Potsdam (Berlin bypass)
FürstenwaldeFrankfurt an der Oder Poland

Poland[eedit | eedit soorce]

Within Poland E 30 follows Naitional Road 2 an the A2 motorway.

Belarus[eedit | eedit soorce]

Magistral route M1.

Roushie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Roushie stretch o this road coincides pairtly wi the Asie Highway Network's AH6 (though this latter highway passes through Petropavl, Kazakhstan in its stretch atween Chelyabinsk an Omsk, unlike the E 30). The E 30 follows the Roushie main road M1 Belarus-Moscow, M5 Moscow-Chelyabinsk an M51 Chelyabinsk-Kurgan. It gangs alang minor roads past Ishim in order tae avoid the Kazak border taewards Omsk.

See also[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. For example Economic and Social Council Document ECE/TRANS/WP.6/AC.2/18 - 17 December 2008; Agenda item 6[deid airtin] Participation in the 2005 E-route census
  2. For more information see: StenaLine Archived 2013-07-28 at the Wayback Machine or The Man in Seat 61 Seat61

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