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1Railwaysvía estrecha femininetrocha angosta feminine South Americabefore noun narrow-gauge railway — ferrocarril de trocha angosta masculine South America
- narrow-gauge locomotive — locomotora de vía estrecha
- Why standard gauge is not a narrow gauge is another question but there you go.
- So massive was the work that a narrow gauge construction railway was built by the contractor.
- Heavy rain a few days before our visit had effected some of the blossom, but we had a pleasant day with some of us venturing on the narrow gauge railway.
- Their subject is the narrow gauge railway that for 70 years connected the coal mines at Cliff Top with the coke ovens at Sewell.
- These would be carried on the narrow gauge railways down to Port Penrhyn, Bangor and loaded onto the ship by hand.
- The railway, or a narrow gauge line alongside, could shuttle visitors between a large and well-hidden car park and the centre of Morecambe.
- Also from Collooney, there ran a narrow gauge railway to Enniskillen.
- The estate even has its own railway station where kids, young and old, can enjoy a ride on the narrow gauge railway as it climbs along the side of the river.
- Follow this to reach the course of a former narrow gauge railway and turn right.
- Outstanding attractions with unique charm include Mount Snowdon, the highest point in England and Wales, where you can ride on the narrow gauge railway up the summit.
- In 1901 work began on a private narrow gauge railway line, from Iron Knob and Iron Monarch to Hummock Hill, and a jetty to allow easy transportation of the iron ore.
- Most of the action seemed to consist of switching standard gauge box cars to and from the industrial sidings served by the narrow gauge.
- The equipment of the narrow gauge railway once thought to be quite adequate for the traffic to be handled soon proved to be very inadequate.
- Adults and Children board the train at Kilmeadan Station to set out on the exciting journey on the narrow gauge railway.
- When in 1882 the narrow gauge railway from Terowie was extended to Quorn, Hammond had gained a daily train service to Adelaide.
- Exbury staff are also planning to celebrate the success of the narrow gauge steam railway that takes visitors on a tour of the gardens.
- The narrow gauge railway reached Jamestown in 1878 when it was connected with Port Pirie, the first train arriving on 25 June.
- These narrow gauge steam railways have the charm of old-time steam engines, some dating back over 100 years!
- The entrance to the narrow gauge railway line is located off Main Street, Stradbally.
- The town was also once known as the Alcatraz of Argentina, when prisoners were sent here, and an incongruous tourist train now runs along the narrow gauge former convict railway.
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