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The Top Ten Most Luxurious Trains in the World

The Top Ten Most Luxurious Trains in the World: 10-The Indian Pacific 09-Palace on Wheels 08-The Blue Train 07-Rocky Mountaineer 06-Rovos Rail Pride of Africa 05-Belmond Royal Scotsman 04-The Eastern and Oriental Express 03-Venice Simplon Orient Express 02-Maharaja Express 01-Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express Video

New Design Will Make Japanese Trains Almost ‘Invisible’

Some trains in Japan will be getting an innovative look. According to Architectural Digest, the concept shows an exterior with a silvery metallic appearance designed to reflect the passing landscape. Some trains in Japan will be getting an innovative look. According to Architectural Digest, the concept shows an exterior with a silvery metallic appearance designed […]

Most Powerful Locomotive Ever Built

The 2-6-6-6 (in Whyte notation) is an articulated locomotive type with 2 leading wheels, two sets of six driving wheels and six trailing wheels. Only two classes of the 2-6-6-6 type were built. One was the “Allegheny” class, built by the Lima Locomotive Works. The name comes from the locomotive’s first service with the Chesapeake […]

Top 10 Oldest Railway Stations in Indonesia (Part3)

3. Lempuyangan Railway Station (1872) Lempuyangan Railway Station (code: LPN, +114 m asl) is a railway station located in the city of Yogyakarta, is about 1 km to the east of the city’s main station, the station Yogyakarta. The station was established on March 2, 1872 was served the dismissal of all the economic train […]

Top 10 Oldest Railway Stations in Indonesia (Part2)

7. Purwosari Railway Station (1875) Purwosari Railway Station (PWS) is a railway station located on Jl. No Slamet Riyadi. 502, Purwosari, Lawiyan, Surakarta. Station located at an altitude of +98 m above sea level and is under the Yogyakarta Regional Operations 6. Purwosari station was built in 1875, and is the oldest station in Surakarta. […]

Top 10 Oldest Railway Stations in Indonesia (Part1)

10. Ijo Railway Station  (1880) Ijo Railway Station (IJ) is a railway station located on the west Gombong Station. Administratively, this station is located in the Bumiagung Village, Rowokele District, Kebumen. Besides as a crossing station, the other function is as a railway tunnel controller (called a tunnel Ijo) which is located on the east […]

The world’s longest railway tunnels (Part 3)

7.Iwate-Ichinohe Tunnel, Japan Iwate-Ichinohe tunnel in Japan ranks seventh among the world’s longest railway tunnels. Also built as part of the Tohoku Shinkansen railway, it has an overall length of 25.81km. Tunnel construction began in August 1991. It was completed in 2000 and operations began in 2002. The tunnel services were, however, suspended following an […]

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