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Asian Tracks And Rails

Three historic railways comprise a World Heritage site recognizing their importance in trade and technological development. Still in use today, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and Kalka Shimla Railway were all begun or completed in the 19th century.

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Australia... The Katoomba Scenic Railway travels around the old mining region of the Blue Mountains. As of 2011, the Katoomba Scenic Railway holds the record as the world's steepest railway, with a maximum gradient of 52 degrees. Kuranda Scenic Railway takes passengers from Cairns to Kuranda, with views of rain forests, ravines, waterfalls and Barron Gorge National Park, #Australia

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Steampunk cosplay victorian dress. Corset design, skirt, goggles, top hat are handmade by Mysteria Violent.

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$16.40 (Buy here: ) Computer tables thickened mute guide rail wardrobe drawer slide three track two Asian black for just $16.40

Jump on the local Circle Line train through the city of Yangon in Myanmar to get up close with the locals - and everything they bring on board with them!

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China to put Russia on fast track to high-speed rail- Nikkei Asian Review TOKYO -- A planned $10 billion Russian high-speed rail system is a key project covered under the strengthened cooperation that Russia and China agreed

Pair of Pakistan Railways HGS steam locomotives take a special train up the Khyber Pass. One locomotive at each end facing away from the train to cope with the zig zags further up the pass.

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Dödens järnväg, Kanchanaburi, Thailand by Åsa-Helene Bergwall on Flickr | 1942-1943 the Japanese forced 180,000 Asian laborers and 60,000 Allied prisoners of war to build a 415 km railway (death railway) through the jungle from Bangkok in Siam to Rangoon in Burma. On route they build the bridge over the River Kwai.

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Shinkansen also known as the "bullet train" is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan with maximum speeds of 240–300 km/h (149–186 mph)

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