rail transport, a train is a
vehicle or (more frequently) a string of vehicles capable of being moved along a continuous line of
rails or other guideway for the purpose of conveying freight or passengers between points on a
predetermined route. The train may be hauled or propelled by one or more vehicles designed exclusively for that purpose (
locomotives) or may be driven by a number of motors incorporated in all or several of the vehicles (
As of 2018[update], there are approximately 1,051,767.605 kilometres (653,538.091 mi) of railway track in use worldwide. (
World Bank (via Archive.org))
Durham–University of New Hampshire station, also known as Durham–UNH station or simply Durham station, is a
passenger rail station in
Durham, New Hampshire, served by
Amtrak's Downeaster line. The historic depot, which now houses the UNH Dairy Bar, is situated just west of downtown Durham on the campus of the
University of New Hampshire (UNH). The station is owned by the university, but an adjacent parking area is managed by the town of Durham. On average, about 161 rail passengers board or detrain daily at Durham, making it the third-busiest
Amtrak stop in New Hampshire.
Tōkaidō Shinkansen high-speed line in Japan, with
Mount Fuji in the background. The Tokaido Shinkansen, which connects the cities of Tokyo and Osaka, was the world's first high-speed rail line. (from High-speed rail)
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