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broad gauge

a railway track with a greater distance between the lines than the standard gauge of 56½ inches (about 1.44 metres) used now by most mainline railway systems
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The delegation of Ukrzaliznytsya led by the Director General of Ukrzaliznytsya Borys Ostapjuk participated in the meeting of the working group for the construction of a broad-gauge railway to Europe, which took place in Vienna (Austria), on August 14, 2014.
The contract also calls for installation of centralised traffic control (CTC), fixed telecommunications, access control, CCTV, and connections to the existing Venta de Banos Gijon broad-gauge line, as well as equipment maintenance.
Tenders are invited for Laying of 33kv under-ground cable crossing the broad-gauge raichur to gadwal railway (16/6 to 16/8) track and 33kv line gos s (2no s) for the new 33kv raichur to chandrabanda line feeding from 110/33/11kv apmc raichur s/s, to new 33/11kv chandrabanda s/s under total turnkey