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Why do railways have a gap?

contrary to what many people suggest, the gaps are not there for the purpose of allowing expansion and contraction to occur. They exist, because segments of rail have traditio ( Full Answer )
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Why did the Victorians have railways?

It was the newest technology they had to provide quick transport (no airlines, no superhighways, autos, etc)
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Why was there an underground railway?

The conditions that the slaves in southern states had to deal with were absolutely inhuman. For freedom and a life, slaves escaped. For more information, I'd recommend looki ( Full Answer )
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What was the first railway?

The first steam locomotive prototype was built in 1784 by William Murdoch, who was born in Scotland and worked as an engineer and inventor in Birmingham, England. The prototyp ( Full Answer )
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What is a railway?

a railway is a track with engines it can be a mountain railway or just a railway * Added - A railway is a fixed guideway system (vehicles cannot leave the track) and can be ( Full Answer )
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What is good about a railway?

Everything! You can haul over 100,000 tons of coal over 6,000 miles on one gallon of diesle.
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Is the Bluebell railway a heritige railway?

Yes, The Bluebell Railway in East Sussex has been a heritagerailway since 1960. Recently they have expanded this line with an extension to EastGrinstead.
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Who was the American Railway?

The American Railway Union (A.R.U.) was founded on June 20, 1893 inChicago, Illinois. Led by Eugene V. Debs, the A.R.U. very quicklybecame the nation's largest organized union ( Full Answer )
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How do you get on a railway station?

Trains go on the railway station and there's tracks all over onthe ground. Every train has different railway station. . +++ . Hard to know what you are asking - and to compr ( Full Answer )
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Spirit of the railway?

Spirit of the railway is known to be haunted. This railway wasbuilt during World War 2.