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I’ve always thought of railway stations as the true cathedrals of the industrial revolution of the 1800’s. Their huge scale, vast, vaulted ceilings and surprisingly ornate interiors often unconsciously ape the great Gothic masterpieces of the past on more than one level. 257 more words

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Portland Tri-Met's MAX

Portland, Oregon: where MAX takes you everywhere.

Portland’s light rail, operated by the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District, was opened in 1986 with approximately 15 miles of rail from Downtown Portland to Gresham. 1,584 more words

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Railways waiting for Modi 'magic'

India’s new government will next week roll out plans to overhaul its sprawling rail network, dubbed the “lifeline of the nation”, which analysts say needs hundreds of billions of dollars of investment. 324 more words

Discounted Rail Travel in Britain for Students and Under 25s

During my time studying in the UK, I used to travel around the country during free time.  One of the things that has made this possible is the rail card.   491 more words

Rail Travel In Britain

Platform 1 roof, Hebden Bridge station

Monday 30th June 2014, 8.40am (day 1,040)

After 1,040 days I need now and again to try to see something more than the usual scenes. Heavy cropping made something of what was otherwise a standard ‘train coming in’ snapshot. 8 more words

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Light Rail Files - Almost done...

Got a few more light rail systems to talk about, and then back to our regularly scheduled programming.

There are quite a few topics to discuss since I started this series, and I will get to them as soon as possible… 43 more words

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Denver RTD Light Rail

Denver, the Mile High City.

And great for getting around by light rail.

That is, if you live south of Colfax.

The Denver Light Rail, operated by RTD (Regional Transit District), is a pretty large system with 6 light rail lines (C, D, E, F, H, and W) that travel to Littleton, Englewood, Lakewood, Golden, Centennial, Lincoln, and many parts of the City of Denver.   1,155 more words

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