Narrow Gauge

  • (noun): A railroad track (or its width) narrower than the standard 56.5 inches.

Some articles on gauge, narrow gauge:

Lokalbahn AG - Locomotives and Wagons
... The standard gauge engines were mainly allocated to DRG Class 98 ... In addition 5 electric locos and 14 standard gauge railbuses as well as 6 narrow gauge railbuses went to the DR ... Furthermore, 133 standard gauge and 34 narrow gauge passenger coaches went to the DR, as well as 228 standard gauge luggage vans and goods wagons and 40 ...
List Of Stations And Halts On The Talyllyn Railway
... on the Talyllyn Railway (Welsh Rheilffordd Talyllyn), a 2 ft 3 in (686 mm) narrow gauge preserved railway line running for 7.25 miles (11.67 km) from Tywyn on the Mid-Wales coast to ... to carry slate from the quarries at Bryn Eglwys to Tywyn, and was the first narrow gauge railway in Britain authorised by Act of Parliament to carry passengers using steam haulage ... administrative headquarters and the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum are located ...
Trench Railways - References
... Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette DeNevi, Don and Hall, Bob (1992) ... Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette Dunn, Rich (1982) ... Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette Seidensticker, Walter (1980) ...
Lyttelton Rail Tunnel - History - Operations
... the time the colonial government decided to implement a national railway gauge, they made exceptions for some existing railway systems that had already been laid using ... jurisdiction of a special act of parliament, the Canterbury Gauge Act ... by laying a third rail between the two existing rails to allow for the use of narrow gauge rolling stock on the same track ...
Sächsische Maschinenfabrik - Maintenance of Tradition
... legacy of its contribution to the provision of locomotives for the Saxon narrow gauge railways to this day ... No less than 125 years after the delivery of the first engine for these narrow gauge railways in 1881, the Saxon Narrow Gauge Society (Verein zur Förderung sächsisc ...

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