Narrow Gauge

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

Some articles on narrow gauge, gauge, gauges:

List Of Stations And Halts On The Talyllyn Railway
... 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 ... 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 ... King's Station, after a local landowner), where the railway's 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) ...
Sächsische Maschinenfabrik - Maintenance of Tradition
... provision of locomotives for the Saxon narrow gauge railways to this day. 125 years after the delivery of the first engine for these narrow gauge railways in 1881, the Saxon Narrow Gauge Society (Verein zur Förderung sächsischer Schmalspurbahnen or VSSB) has ordered the ...
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 narrow gauge ...
Lyttelton Rail Tunnel - History - Operations
... At 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 different gauges, generally on the proviso ... which were brought under the jurisdiction of a special act of parliament, the Canterbury Gauge Act ... of existing lines by laying a third rail between the two existing rails to allow for the use of narrow gauge rolling stock on the same track ...

Famous quotes containing the word narrow:

    She has not grown uncivil
    As narrow natures would
    And called the pleasures evil
    Happier days thought good....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)