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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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If the country fails, the broad-gauge railway could thus run through Hungary and Poland, TASR wrote.
Pellegrini also expressed a Slovak ambition to continue to play such a strategic role in the future.We therefore talked specifically about the possibility of extending the broad-gauge track from the eastern part of Slovakia towards Bratislava directly to the Danube river, which could significantly reduce the need to transfer containers coming from the eastern world, Pellegrini said, as quoted by the TASR newswire.