2 ft 6 in gauge railways

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2 ft 6 in (762 mm) gauge railways are narrow gauge railways with track gauge of 2 ft 6 in (762 mm). This type of rail was promoted especially in the colonies of the British empire during the second half of the nineteenth century by Thomas Hall and Everard Calthrop.

Installations

Country/territory Railway
Afghanistan
Antigua and Barbuda
  • 80 km long sugar cane plantation network (defunct)[1]
Australia
Barbados
Brazil
Chile
China
Cyprus
Haiti
India
Iraq
Japan
North Korea
Mexico
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nigeria
Pakistan
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Taiwan
United Kingdom
United States

See also

References

  1. ^ Railways in Antigua & Barbuda
  2. ^ Preserved Narrow Gauge Steam in Mexico 2012, Part 2
  3. ^ St. Kitts Scenic Railway - official website
  4. ^ Railway History Group - Bulletin No. 118 July 2013 - The Sheba Railway

External links

  • World-wide 30" Gauge Railways and Railroads
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