Railway History

How wide is a train car? Train car width from the West to the Far East.

Switzerland Railway

The width of a train car depends so much on what era the car is from, what the use of the car is, and which country it is used in. This is because cars have changed shape over time and each country has its own sizes. Besides, countries running on different gauges are very likely …

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25 Amazing Facts About the History of Japan Railways

Tokaido Shinkansen Japan

The history of railways in Japan started in the late Edo Period, a time when Japan had been in isolation under the rule of the Tokugawa Shogunate for about 250 years. However, the development of Japan railways commenced after the downfall of the Shogunate, when the power was transferred to the Meiji Government. Here are …

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