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Switzerland`s Megastructures Extreme Engineering The Gotthard Base Tunnel The world`s Longest tunnel

The Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT; German: Gotthard-Basistunnel, Italian: Galleria di base del San Gottardo, Romansh: Tunnel da basa dal Son…
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The World's Railways on Coins

The World‘s Railways on Coins, by QIAN Lixin (Beijing: China Railway Publishing House, 2015). ISBN: 978-7-113-20216-3.

钱立新:《硬币上的世界铁路》,北京:中国铁路出版社,2015 年. Qian Lixin, Yingbi shang de shijie tielu… 1,248 more words


IHBC NW visit to Longbottoms Cast Iron Works

Nine IHBC NW members enjoyed a fascinating visit to Longbottoms Cast Iron Works in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, on Wednesday 12th April, organised by Mark Watson. 779 more words

Summit Tunnel, interior

Tuesday 25th April 2017, 1.05pm (day 2,070)

Some pictures make it onto here for the novelty value more than anything else — so here’s what the Summit Tunnel (the longest railway tunnel in the world when it was opened in 1841, dontcha know) looks like from the inside when the driver forgets to turn the interior lights on in the carriage. 33 more words

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Iguazu Falls: The Argentinian Side

Iguazu Falls: 31st January 2017

Today, we visited the Argentinian side of the falls. The Brazilian side was impressive enough, but that’s only 20% of the vast complex of waterfalls … and the Argentinian ones surpass even them. 253 more words