Portal:Trains/Did you know/June 2005

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June 2005[edit]

Great Western Railway "Olton Hall" painted for the Hogwarts Express
The only 4-14-4 ever built
  • ...that only one example of a 4-14-4 steam locomotive was ever built, and that the Russian railways that tested it found it unsuitable for continued use?
Santa Fe Railroad locomotives
Standard and narrow gauge tracks converge to become a dual gauge track
The station platform at Brisbane Central
The convergence of tracks at Clapham Junction
Track diagram of a wye
  • ...that a wye is a track configuration that allows entire trains to be turned around easily?
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Chicago and North Western
Henry Kirke Porter
A GE locomotive painted in the SPSF merger scheme.
Maersk containers
A FRED on an eastbound UP train at Rochelle Railroad Park
Railfans in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
Orient Express advertising poster
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Maglev train in Shanhai
Deutsche Reichsbahn logo
An ALCO automobile
Nagoya Station and the adjoining JR Central Towers
The blue unit monorail train passing the lagoon