narrow gauge


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narrow gauge

a railway track with a smaller distance between the lines than the standard gauge of 56½ inches
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Durango: Located at the foot of the San Juan Mountains, Durango features two National Historic Districts and is home to the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad ( http://www.
Two Garratt narrow gauge |locos in steam on the Welsh Highland Railway
Ffestiniog Railway spokesman Andrew Thomas said the Ffestiniog was the first narrow gauge railway to use steam engines and inspired many railways around the world, including the Darjeeling, which climbs 7,000ft and winds its way through several street sections in Northern India.
We want this narrow gauge track to be transformed into broad gauge," said Narendra Singh Tomar, president of State BJP.
Recently visited by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall to open the new Wharf Station and Narrow Gauge Railway Museum building, the railway, at Tywyn, Gwynedd, was the setting for many of Wilbert Awdry's timeless tales.
The little narrow-gauge line of the Brecon Mountain Railway provides the visitor with a fine view of the mountains and the reservoir at Ponsticill while the independent narrow gauge line from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge gives an hour of breathtaking delight.
But the decision dismayed rail enthusiasts who have run scaled-down, narrow gauge, steam locos on the showground track since 1972.
From further afield, exhibits will include the OO gauge West Coast main line 'Tebay' from Shipley Model Railway Society and an American narrow gauge layout of 'Walker Falls.
The ultimate Christmas gift for train enthusiasts is on offer with the sale of a narrow gauge steam-operated railway with three-quarters of a mile of track.
The historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge tourist Railroad is another American Heritage Company.
will feature detailed layouts in HO, HO narrow gauge, N and G scales, and will be open from 10 a.