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Practical Hints for Light Railways at Home and Abroad

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A light railway is a railway built at lower costs and to lower standards than typical "heavy rail": it uses lighter-weight track, and has more steep gradients and tight curves to reduce civil engineering costs.

These lighter standards allow lower costs of operation, at the price of. On railways at home and abroad Paperback – January 1, by P. Ransome-Wallis (Author) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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The ebb and flow of war meant that rail lines were built and rebuilt, moved and used elsewhere, but by the latter years of Passchendaele, Amiens and Argonne, light railways came into their own and pulled for the final victory.

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How the railways are linked up with large-scale industry, with monopolies, syndicates, cartels, trusts, banks and the financial oligarchy is shown in the preceding chapters of the book. The uneven distribution of the railways, their uneven development--sums up, as it.

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First published in Hb. VG in a VG- dust wrapper. Several small tears in the dw at head of spine where the dw has been internally repaired. Welcome to the War Department Light Railways website. This site is dedicated to the light railways used.

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