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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Mr Ofori-Atta said preparatory activities had commenced for the extension of the narrow gauge rehabilitation works to Koforidua.
In the illustrated pages of "Twenty First Century Narrow Gauge: A Pictorial Journey" he has brought together period photographs of many of the world's steam-worked narrow gauge railways in the twenty-first century, concentrating mostly on views which show the scenery, both natural and man-made, through which they ran.
"The standard gauge part is owned by Network Rail and the narrow gauge by the Ffestiniog Railway.
At My First Day Out With Thomas, take a train ride with a 15-inch narrow gauge Thomas engine, say hello to The Fat Controller and enjoy a variety of Thomas & Friends themed activities."
ICG Strategic Equity and Aberdeen Standard Investments provided equity co-investment in the transaction alongside Narrow Gauge Capital.
Siguler Guff and Goldman Sachs provided equity co-investment alongside Narrow Gauge Capital.
T HE Indian Railways' Pathankot- Jogindernagar narrow gauge rail corridor, commonly known as Kangra Valley Railway, may soon become a world heritage.
HE was the steam engine enthusiast who realised his dream of creating a narrow gauge railway in South Wales.
Enthusiasts from around the world were attracted to the event which followed a 'narrow gauge' theme in its 21st year at the NEC.
Volunteers at Woodhorn Narrow Gauge Railway at Ashington have taken delivery of an 18-year-old, 25hp Hunslet engine - all the way from Hong Kong.
How is it then that private individuals along with teams of volunteers have managed in their spare time to relay run and maintain narrow gauge 27 inch lines for tourist steam trains?
Trains which run on the narrow gauge railway take about 18,000 visitors a year on a mile-long journey from Woodhorn Museum in Northumberland to the lake in the nearby Queen Elizabeth II Country Park and back.