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The Andes or Andean Mountains (Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world.
The Čierny Hron Railway (in Slovak: Čiernohronská železnica or ČHŽ) is a narrow gauge railway in the Slovak Ore Mountains, built as an industrial railway (forest railway) for logging operations.
The Šargan Eight (Шарганска осмица, Šarganska osmica) is a narrow-gauge heritage railway in Serbia, running from the village of Mokra Gora to Šargan Vitasi station.
The Beeching cuts (also Beeching Axe) were a reduction of route network and restructuring of the railways in Great Britain, according to a plan outlined in two reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) and The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes (1965), written by Dr Richard Beeching and published by the British Railways Board.
Bishops Lydeard is a village and civil parish located in Somerset, England, north-west of Taunton in the district of Taunton Deane.
The Bluebell Railway is a heritage line almost entirely in West Sussex in England, except for Sheffield Park which is in East Sussex.
A branch line is a secondary railway line which branches off a more important through route, usually a main line.
Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
The Budapest Metro (Budapesti metró) is the rapid transit system in the Hungarian capital Budapest.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The California Western Railroad, popularly called the Skunk Train, is a heritage railroad in Mendocino County, California, running from the railroad's headquarters in the coastal town of Fort Bragg to the interchange with the Northwestern Pacific Railroad at Willits.
Caseros (Entre Ríos) is a village and municipality in Entre Ríos Province in north-eastern Argentina.
A charitable organization or charity is a non-profit organization (NPO) whose primary objectives are philanthropy and social well-being (e.g. charitable, educational, religious, or other activities serving the public interest or common good).
A children's railway or pioneer railway is an extracurricular educational institution, where teenagers learn railway professions.
Chubut (Talaith Chubut; Provincia del Chubut) is a province in southern Argentina, situated between the 42nd parallel south (the border with Río Negro Province), the 46th parallel south (bordering Santa Cruz Province), the Andes range to the west, and the Atlantic ocean to the east.
Clarín (meaning "Bugle") is the largest newspaper in Argentina, published by the Grupo Clarín media group.
Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
Community rail in Britain is the support of railway lines and stations by local organisations, usually through community rail partnerships (CRPs) comprising railway operators, local councils, and other community organisations, and rail user groups (RUGs).
The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (C&TS) is a narrow-gauge heritage railroad running for 64 miles (103 km) between Antonito, Colorado and Chama, New Mexico, United States.
In mathematics, a curve (also called a curved line in older texts) is, generally speaking, an object similar to a line but that need not be straight.
Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Československo, Česko-Slovensko), was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the:Czech Republic and:Slovakia on 1 January 1993.
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the DHR or Toy Train, is a narrow-gauge railway based on zig zag and loop-line technology which runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal.
The Delaware and Ulster Railroad (DURR) is a heritage railroad based in Arkville, New York.
The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, often shortened to Rio Grande, D&RG or D&RGW, formerly the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, was an American Class I railroad company.
The Dresden park railway (Dresdner Parkeisenbahn) is a minimum gauge railway in Dresden, Germany.
The Eastern Bloc was the group of socialist states of Central and Eastern Europe, generally the Soviet Union and the countries of the Warsaw Pact.
Edaville Railroad is a heritage railroad in South Carver, Massachusetts, opened in 1947.
El Maitén is a town in Argentina in Cushamen Department on the margins of the Chubut River, on the northwest of Chubut Province, in Patagonia.
Entre Ríos (Between Rivers) is a central province of Argentina, located in the Mesopotamia region.
Esquel is a town in the northwest of Chubut Province in Argentine Patagonia.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
A forest railway, forest tram, timber line, logging railway or logging railroad is a mode of railway transport which is used for forestry tasks, primarily the transportation of felled logs to sawmills or railway stations.
Gandy dancer is a slang term used for early railroad workers in the United States, more formally referred to as "section hands", who laid and maintained railroad tracks in the years before the work was done by machines.
The government of Argentina, within the framework of a federal system, is a presidential representative democratic republic.
The Great Central Railway (GCR) is a heritage railway in Leicestershire, named after the company that originally built this stretch of railway.
| The Gyermekvasút (Children's Railway) or Line 7 is a narrow gauge railway line in Budapest, which connects Széchényi-hegy and Hűvösvölgy and is long.
The Heber Valley Railroad (HVRX) is a heritage railroad based in Heber City, Utah.
Heritage streetcars or heritage trams are a part of the efforts to preserve rail traffic heritage.
The Historical Logging Switchback Railway in Vychylovka (near Nová Bystrica, Slovakia) is preserved section technically most interesting part of the former narrow-gauge zig zag logging railway located in Kysuce and Orava region.
The "History of Soviet Russia and the Soviet Union" reflects a period of change for both Russia and the world.
The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway is a non-profit, 501c3, volunteer-operated tourist railroad attraction that operates out of Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio.
Humppila is a municipality of Finland.
Ingeniero Jacobacci is a city in Río Negro Province, Argentina.
Jokioinen (Jockis) is a municipality of Finland.
The Jokioinen Museum Railway is located in Jokioinen, Finland.
The Kalka–Shimla railway is a narrow-gauge railway in North India which traverses a mostly-mountainous route from Kalka to Shimla.
Košice is the largest city in eastern Slovakia and in 2013 was the European Capital of Culture (together with Marseille, France).
Kysuce is a traditional informal name of a region in north-western Slovakia, situated around the Kysuca river and bordering the Orava region in the east, Poland in the north and the Czech Republic in the west.
La Trochita (official name: Viejo Expreso Patagónico), in English known as the Old Patagonian Express, is a narrow gauge railway in Patagonia, Argentina using steam locomotives.
Line 1 (Officially: Millennium Underground Railway, Metro 1 or M1) is the oldest line of the Budapest Metro.
This is a list of heritage, private and preserved railways throughout the United Kingdom and the Crown dependencies whether operational or former, for charitable purposes or shareholder profit.
List of heritage railways is a comprehensive listing of heritage railways sorted by country, state or region.
This article lists the highest railways in the world.
The National Historic Monuments of Argentina are buildings, sites and features in Argentina listed by national decree as historic sites.
Living history is an activity that incorporates historical tools, activities and dress into an interactive presentation that seeks to give observers and participants a sense of stepping back in time.
A loading gauge defines the maximum height and width for railway vehicles and their loads to ensure safe passage through bridges, tunnels and other structures.
Maine is a U.S. state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Merstham is a village in the borough of Reigate and Banstead in Surrey, England.
The Middleton Railway is the world's oldest continuously working public railway, situated in the English city of Leeds.
A mine railway (or mine railroad, U.S.), sometimes pit railway, is a railway constructed to carry materials and workers in and out of a mine.
Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.
A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak.
A mountain railway is a railway that operates in a mountainous region.
The Mountain railways of India refer to railway lines built in the mountains of India.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.
The Nevada Northern Railway was a railroad in the U.S. state of Nevada, built primarily to reach a major copper producing area in White Pine County, Nevada.
New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR) is a railway in Tamil Nadu, India, built by the British in 1908.
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is a heritage railway in North Yorkshire, England running through the North York Moors National Park.
Nykarleby (Uusikaarlepyy) is a town and municipality of Finland.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
Orava is the traditional name of a region situated in northern Slovakia (as Orava) and partially also in southern Poland (as Orawa).
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
The Park Railway Maltanka (Kolejka Parkowa Maltanka, sometimes abbreviated to Maltanka) is a narrow gauge railway located in Poznań.
Patagonia is a sparsely populated region located at the southern end of South America, shared by Argentina and Chile.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
A pioneer movement is an organization for children operated by a communist party.
Porvoo (Borgå) is a city and a municipality situated on the southern coast of Finland approximately east of Helsinki.
Porvoonjoki (Porvoo River, Borgå å in Swedish) is a small river in Finland.
The post-Soviet states, also collectively known as the former Soviet Union (FSU) or former Soviet Republics, are the states that emerged and re-emerged from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in its breakup in 1991, with Russia internationally recognised as the successor state to the Soviet Union after the Cold War.
Poznań (Posen; known also by other historical names) is a city on the Warta River in west-central Poland, in the Greater Poland region.
The Puffing Billy Railway is a narrow gauge heritage railway in the Dandenong Ranges in Melbourne, Australia.
A rail fastening system is a means of fixing rails to railroad ties (North America) or sleepers (British Isles, Australasia, and Africa).
Rail freight transport is the use of railroads and trains to transport cargo as opposed to human passengers.
Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.
The Finnish railway network consists of a total of 5,919 km of railways built with Russian gauge track.
A railroad switch, turnout, or points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another, such as at a railway junction or where a spur or siding branches off.
A railroad tie/railway tie/crosstie (North America) or railway sleeper (Britain, Ireland, South Asia, Australasia, and Africa) is a rectangular support for the rails in railroad tracks.
Río Negro (Black River) is a province of Argentina, located at the northern edge of Patagonia.
Restored trains are historic trains that have been removed from service and later restored to their past condition, as opposed to having never been removed from service, like UP 844, the only U.S. steam locomotive to never be retired.
The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad of Colorado, a heritage railway, began operations in 2006, operating both steam and diesel locomotives in and around the San Luis Valley, on trackage of the San Luis and Rio Grande Railroad.
The term rolling stock in rail transport industry originally referred to any vehicles that move on a railway.
The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (RH&DR) is a gauge light railway in Kent, England, operating steam and internal combustion locomotives.
Salta is a province of Argentina, located in the northwest of the country.
The San Luis and Rio Grande Railroad is a class III railroad operating in Colorado.
Serbia (Србија / Srbija),Pannonian Rusyn: Сербия; Szerbia; Albanian and Romanian: Serbia; Slovak and Czech: Srbsko,; Сърбия.
The Severn Valley Railway is a heritage railway in Shropshire and Worcestershire, England.
A mine, i.e. an industrial facility for the underground extraction of mineral commodities, has three operating phases: it may be open or running, or closed or it may be a working museum.
A signalman or signaller is an employee of a railway transport network who operates the points and signals from a signal box in order to control the movement of trains.
Slovakia (Slovensko), officially the Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika), is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
The soundscape is the component of the acoustic environment that can be perceived by humans.
The Southern Fuegian Railway (Ferrocarril Austral Fueguino (FCAF)) or the Train of the End of the World (El Tren del Fin del Mundo) is a gauge steam railway in Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
A spiral (sometimes called a spiral loop or just loop) is a technique employed by railways to ascend steep hills.
A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.
The station master (or stationmaster) is the person in charge of a railway station, particularly in the United Kingdom and many other countries outside North America.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
A steep grade railway is a railway that ascends and descends a slope that has a steep grade.
The Stewartstown Railroad is a heritage railroad that operates in Stewartstown, Pennsylvania.
The Strasburg Rail Road is the oldest continuously operating railroad in the western hemisphere and the oldest public utility in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The structure gauge, also called the minimum clearance outline, is the minimum height and width of tunnels and bridges as well as the minimum height and width of the doors that allow a rail siding access into a warehouse.
The Sumpter Valley Railway, or Sumpter Valley Railroad, is a narrow gauge heritage railroad located in Baker County, in the U.S. state of Oregon.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Survivors is a British post-apocalyptic fiction drama television series created by Terry Nation and produced by Terence Dudley at the BBC, that broadcast from 1975 to 1977.
The Talyllyn Railway (Rheilffordd Talyllyn) is a narrow gauge preserved railway in Wales running for from Tywyn on the Mid-Wales coast to Nant Gwernol near the village of Abergynolwyn.
Tierra del Fuego (Spanish for "Land of Fire";; officially Provincia de Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur) is an Argentine province.
In railway signalling, a token is a physical object which a train driver is required to have or see before entering onto a particular section of single track.
A tourist attraction is a place of interest where tourists visit, typically for its inherent or exhibited natural or cultural value, historical significance, natural or built beauty, offering leisure and amusement.
The Tren a las Nubes (Train to the Clouds) is a tourist train service in Salta Province, Argentina.
A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.
An underground personnel carrier is any heavy duty vehicle designed specifically for the safe transport of personnel and their supplies into underground work areas.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
In microeconomics and management, vertical integration is an arrangement in which the supply chain of a company is owned by that company.
The Villa Elisa Historic Train (in Spanish: Tren Histórico de Villa Elisa) is a heritage railway of Entre Ríos Province in Argentina.
Villa Elisa is a city in the center-east of the province of Entre Ríos, Argentina.
The Virginia and Truckee Railroad is a privately owned historical heritage railroad, headquartered in Virginia City, Nevada in the United States.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
A water crane is a device used for delivering a large volume of water into the tank or tender of a steam locomotive.
The West Somerset Railway (WSR) is a heritage railway line in Somerset, England.
The Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway is a narrow gauge railway.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
A railway zig zag, also called a switchback, is a method of climbing steep gradients with minimal need for tunnels and heavy earthworks.
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