National Railway Museum in York

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The National Railway Museum is a museum in York forming part of the British Science Museum Group of National Museums and telling the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society. It is said to be the largest railway museum in the world and is home to several famous locomotives. Collection includes over 1,000,000 objects from over 300 years of railway history.

Opening times:
10am – 6pm daily,

Admission:
Free entry

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South American Santiago Railway Museum in Chile

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Railway museum with numerous steam locomotives from the Colonial period.

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Royal Border Bridge at Berwick-upon-Tweed

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The Royal Border Bridge was the last link in completing a continuous railway line running between London and Edinburgh. Designed by Robert Stephenson. It was opened in the mid 19th century by Queen Victoria. It is located in Berwick Upon Tweed England`s northernmost town which has passed between English and Scottish control over a dozen times Signs of ancient conflict. The North East of England is known as the birthplace of the railways. The bridge is 2,152 feet in length and has 28 arches that span the Tweed with a graceful curve at a height up to 126 feet above the river bed. The Royal Border Bridge still carries the East Coast Main Line Railway from London to Edinburgh.

Total length: 659 m
Opened: 1850
Body of water: River Tweed
Architect: Robert Stephenson

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Worlds Biggest Miniatur Railway Wunderland Hamburg

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Miniatur Wunderland can not be explored in a few of minutes. You need to come early in the morning and leave in the very last minute. It is a permanent exhibition that attracts over a million visitors a year. This model railway took 500,000 working hours and is stretched over 4 square km with plans to increase to 6 square km in 2014. The model rail track runs for 9km at a cost of 7.3 million Euros.

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The Wuhan–Guangzhou High-Speed Railway in China ( 350 km/h )

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Passenger rail line reduced the 1069 km journey between the largest cities in central and southern China Wuhan – Guangzhou to 3 hours, shortens the original route more than seven and a half hours by using CRH2 train. The CRH2 is one of the high speed trains in China. Trains reach top speeds of 350 km/h and average 310 km/h for the whole journey. The train is capable of a speed of 394.2 kilometers per hour, which is the fastest train in service in the world. You can book a seats online : First Seat: $83 Second Seat: $132

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