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world railway system

Bernard de Fontgalland

world railway system

by Bernard de Fontgalland

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBernard de Fontgalland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE1031 .F6513 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 209 p. :
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2839988M
    ISBN 100521245419
    LC Control Number84001820

    Contents Railways – an historical introduction 1 Railways as World Heritage sites – some theoretical and practical considerations 5 The proposed criteria for internationally significant railways 8 The criteria in practice – some railways of note 12 Case 1: The Moscow Underground 12 Case 2: The Semmering Pass, Austria 13 Case 3: The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, United . The Qinghai-Tibet Railway ends Tibet’s history without railway, and sets a new record for the world’s highest railway. As kilometers of it sits at 4, meters above sea level, the designers and engineers of this railway had to solve various difficulties in its construction.

      A self-propelled social welfare system that has become the lifeline of a nation, Indian Railways has woven a sub-continent together and brought to life the concept of a united India. The railways in India are the largest rail web in Asia and the world’s second largest under one management.   After three decades of riding trains all over the world—rural China, the Swiss Alps, Latin American jungles—I am still thrilled by a classic rail journey.

      Indian Railways is the fourth largest railway system in the world. The system was established in the 19th century and serves thousands of tourists and locals every day. India’s first passenger train traveled from Mumbai to Tana, carrying a total of passengers and there, Indian Railways has developed into a superpower industry.   Europe’s other recent high-speed rail revolutions include the April debut of Italo, a privately-run service that connects Milan, Rome and Naples, and the December launch of Westbahn, a.


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