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The City and South London Railway - with overlays

The City and South London Railway - with overlays

The City & South London Railway (C&SLR), is considered to be the first real deep-level "tube" railway in the world. Today, the core part of the line forms the Bank branch of the Northern Line of the London Underground network.

Built under the supervision of James Henry Greathead, it was opened officially between Stockwell and King William Street (near Monument) on 4 November 1890.
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Pilatusbahn - steepest railway in the world

Pilatusbahn - steepest railway in the world

The Pilatus Bahn near Luzern (Switzerland) is the steepest railway in the world. To climt the maximum gradient of 48 % it uses a special rack rail system.
The kmz.-file shows the stations and line of this famous railway.
Additionally I featured two placemarks which show the scenic views from Pilatus Kulm down onto Luzern, the Vierwaldstätter See and the Rigi and towards the High A...
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West Japan Railway Company - Hakata Shinkansen Depot

West Japan Railway Company - Hakata Shinkansen Depot

West Japan Railway Company (西日本旅客鉄道株式会社, Nishi-Nihon Ryokaku Tetsudō Kabushiki-gaisha?), also referred to as JR West (JR西日本, Jeiāru Nishi-Nihon?), is one of the Japan Railways Group (JR Group) companies and operates in western Honshū. It has its headquarters in Kita-ku, Osaka.
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Tangula Shankou, highest rr point between Golmud and Lhasa

Tangula Shankou, highest rr point between Golmud and Lhasa

This future railway route will pass through remote areas of high intensity earthquakes, low temperature and atmospheric pressure. Approximately 780 km (485 mi) of the line will be laid at an elevation of 4,500-5,000 m (14,765-16,405 ft), with the highest point reaching 5,072 m (16,641 ft) at the Dangla (Ch: Tanggula) Mountain pass. At elevations in excess of 4,000 m (13,124 ft), the low oxygen ...
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Bergen Line tour

Bergen Line tour

The Bergen Line (Norwegian: Bergensbanen), also called the Bergen Railway, is a 496 kilometer (308 miles) standard gauge single track railway line in Norway between Bergen and Oslo. It is the highest mainline railway line in Northern Europe, crossing the Hardangervidda mountain plateau at 1.237 metres (4,060 feet) above sea level. The first part of the railway from Bergen to Voss, the Voss Line...
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JR-Maglev - Yamanashi Test Line (YMTL)

JR-Maglev - Yamanashi Test Line (YMTL)

JR-Maglev is a magnetic levitation train system developed by the Central Japan Railway Company and Railway Technical Research Institute (association of Japan Railways Group). JR-Maglev MLX01 (X means experimental) is one of the latest designs of a series of Maglev trains in development in Japan since the 1970s. It is composed of a maximum five cars to run on the Yamanashi Maglev Test Line. On D...
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Peoria and Eastern Railway, US

Peoria and Eastern Railway, US

Peoria and Eastern Railway (P&E) Company went from Indianapolis to Peoria. It was a wholly-owned subsidiary of the New York Central System. It was not until August, 1996, when a portion of the line was sold to Norfolk Southern Corporation, that the line was no longer a part of the NY Central "Big Four" System. Based on a 1957 timetable.
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Oxford Circus Underground Station - with overlay

Oxford Circus Underground Station - with overlay

Oxford Circus station opened on the Central London Railway in 1900, with the Baker Street and Waterloo Railway's platforms opening in 1906. The Victoria Line came much later in 1969. A tunnel for the Post Office Railway can also be seen on this plan.
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Chungkai War Cemetery

Chungkai War Cemetery

The notorious Burma-Siam railway, built by Commonwealth, Dutch and American prisoners of war, was a Japanese project driven by the need for improved communications to support the large Japanese army in Burma. During its construction, approximately 13,000 prisoners of war died and were buried along the railway.

An estimated 80,000 to 100,000 civilians also died in the course of t...
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Mina La Escondida, Chile

Mina La Escondida, Chile

Also see Chucicamata One of these two copper mines in the north of Chile is the largest man made hole, the other is the largest open pit mining operation. La Escondida has a convenient location on the Salta (Argentina) to Antofagasta (Chile) Railway Line. The famous Tren a las Nube...
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Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

The notorious Burma-Siam railway, built by Commonwealth, Dutch and American prisoners of war, was a Japanese project driven by the need for improved communications to support the large Japanese army in Burma. During its construction, approximately 13,000 prisoners of war died and were buried along the railway.

An estimated 80,000 to 100,000 civilians also died in the course of t...
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Cerro Ojos del Salado, Chile

Cerro Ojos del Salado, Chile

South America´s (6.880m = 22.572ft.) second highest mountain and considered the world´s highest volcano.
It is located at the edge of the chilean Atacama Desert, the world´s driest area.
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