6 days ago · Similarly, standard gauge railways in Canada, the US and Mexico use the janney coupler or the compatible tightlock coupling for locomotive-hauled equipment. Terminology. Terms such as broad gauge and narrow gauge do not have any fixed meaning, although standard gauge is generally known world-wide as being 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1 ⁄ 2 in).
15 hours ago · Narrow gauge railways generally have a smaller loading gauge than standard gauge ones, and this is a major reason for cost savings rather than the railgauge itself. For example, the Lyn locomotive of the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway is 7 feet 2 inches (2.18 m) wide.
5 days ago · 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1 ⁄ 2 in) standard gauge S scale (or S gauge) is a model railroad scale modeled at 1:64 scale, S scale track gauge (space between the rails) is 0.883 in (22.43 mm). S gauge trains are manufactured in both DC and AC powered varieties.
- 0.883 in (22.43 mm)
- ³⁄₁₆ inch to 1 foot
- 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 ¹⁄₂ in) standard gauge
5 days ago · The record of philosophy vis-à-vis silence is generally dismal, as good a gauge as any to its overall failure. (Can we date this quote by Burke and provide title, author's full name, and other details?) the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; An act of measuring. An estimate.
2 days ago · Between Hamhŭng and Sinhŭng, a distance of 40.9 km (25.4 mi), the line is standard gauge, but the remaining 50.6 km (31.4 mi) from Sinhŭng to the terminus at Pujŏnhoban is 762 mm (2 ft 6 in) narrow gauge; the narrow gauge section is also electrified.
6 days ago · 標準軌、標準鐵軌、準軌(英語： standard-gauge) 是指國際鐵路聯盟在1937年制定1435毫米（4呎8½吋）的標準軌距，軌距比標準軌更寬的稱為寬軌，更窄的则稱為窄軌。
5 days ago · One Rail Australia is an Australian rail freight operator company. It is jointly owned by PGGM (51%) and Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets (49%). Founded in 1997 as a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming, they remained the principal owner of the company through a series of joint ventures until the beginning of 2020 when Genesee & Wyoming's stake was sold to Dutch pension fund PGGM and ...
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Mar 22, 2020 · 4,251 km (2,641 mi) of 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1 ⁄ 2 in) (standard gauge), all electrified. Used mainly for high-speed lines, subway lines, and some suburban lines. 96 km (60 mi) of 1,372 mm (4 ft 6 in), all electrified. Used mainly for Keiō Line branches and regional tram systems.
- Japan Railways Group
- 7.589 billion (2014)
- 260 billion (2014)
- 27,268 km
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