- Most railways in Europe use the standard gauge of 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄ 2 in). Some countries use broad gauge, of which there are three types. Narrow gauges are also in use.
Gauge. A popular legend that has been around since at least 1937 traces the origin of the 4 ft 8 1 ⁄ 2 in standard railroad gauge to Roman times, suggesting that it was based on the distance between the ruts of rutted roads marked by chariot wheels dating from the Roman Empire.
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The standard railway gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number. Why was that gauge used? Because that's the way they built them in England, and English expatriates built the US Railroads. Why...
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Here are 2 answers. Take your pick. The U.S. Standard Railroad Gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8-1/2 inches or 56-1/2 inches. Now that's an exceedingly odd number. Why was that width chosen? Our research will tell you why. The...
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Okay, you may be tempted not to read the whole story... stick with it. It's worth it. JUST A QUESTION OF STANDARDS Does the statement, "We've always done it that way" ring any bells...? The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the...
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Jul 07, 2020 · High-speed trains mostly operate on standard gauge tracks of continuously welded rail on grade-separated right-of-way that incorporates a large turning radius in its design, however certain ...
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