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Moscow Metro trains on display

Plenty of cities have railway museums filled with old trains on display, but on the 80th anniversary of the Moscow Metro they did something different – they brought the museum pieces to the people. Photo by Artem Svetlov from Moscow, […] Continue reading

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Transporting railway track by train

You can transport many things by train – but what about the railway tracks themselves? Photo by Falk2, via Wikimedia Commons Used to deliver pre-assembled pointwork or crossovers directly to the work site, the tilt mechanism ensures that the bulky […]

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Track laying trains of Russia

My my journey across Russia by train I came across a curious looking piece of equipment parked in a siding – a track laying machine. Called a Путеукладчик in Russian, here is a similar machine at work laying track for […]

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