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standard gauge

a railway track with a distance of 4 ft. 8½ in. (1.435 m) between the lines; used on most railways
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The Bala and Ffestiniog railway was opened in 1883 after a section of narrow guage line had been converted to standard guage. The line from Bala closed to passengers in 1960 when Llyn Treweryn opened.
"We built the Standard Guage Railway, we have built roads, we have connected thousands of households and businesses to power, and we will build dams because we are a responsible government focused on delivering on our promises," the DP said.
When the Federal Government indicated its decision to construct a $1.5 billion standard guage rail line from Lagos to Ibadan in order to boost transportation, not a few people celebrated the news.

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