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Trains, Railways and Locomotives: Railcolor.net

Trains, Railways and Locomotives: Railcolor.net

Mountain railway in the Alps, Switzerland

Mountain railway in the Alps, Switzerland

Japan Railways

Japan Railways

George Stephenson 1781-1848, English Engineer..Stephenson began his working life in coal mines and was one of the first people to realise how steam power and railways could help the coal industry develop, He became  engineer to the pioneering Stockton and Darlington railway company and drove the world's first steam-powered train in 1825. He built the famous Rocket in 1829. It became the standard design that all steam locomotives were based.

George Stephenson 1781-1848, English Engineer..Stephenson began his working life in coal mines and was one of the first people to realise how steam power and railways could help the coal industry develop, He became engineer to the pioneering Stockton and Darlington railway company and drove the world's first steam-powered train in 1825. He built the famous Rocket in 1829. It became the standard design that all steam locomotives were based.

Paterson NJ Museum - One of the steam locomotives used to build the Panama Canal

Paterson NJ Museum - One of the steam locomotives used to build the Panama Canal

The Canadian Pacific Railway was instrumental in Banff's early years.

The Canadian Pacific Railway was instrumental in Banff's early years.

Gornergrat Railway Switerland Matterhorn (Credit: Raimund Linke/Getty)

In Alpine villages, Hobbits lurk

Gornergrat Railway Switerland Matterhorn (Credit: Raimund Linke/Getty)

Sylt is connected to the German mainland by the  Hindenburgdamm causeway with a railway line on top. The passenger trains connect Westerland to Niebull or Klanxbull. Hindenburgdamm is an 11 km-long  causeway opened for rail traffic in 1927. Every day, more than 100 trains pass over the causeway, 50 of those ferrying cars (there is no road link to Sylt). Each year, the railway ferries more than 450,000 vehicles over the causeway.

Sylt is connected to the German mainland by the Hindenburgdamm causeway with a railway line on top. The passenger trains connect Westerland to Niebull or Klanxbull. Hindenburgdamm is an 11 km-long causeway opened for rail traffic in 1927. Every day, more than 100 trains pass over the causeway, 50 of those ferrying cars (there is no road link to Sylt). Each year, the railway ferries more than 450,000 vehicles over the causeway.

Hokkaido, Japan  Winter twin trains -  double tracks

Hokkaido, Japan Winter twin trains - double tracks