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Railroad Engineering and Operation
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Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods by way of wheeled vehicles running on rail tracks. In contrast to road transport, where vehicles merely run on a prepared surface, rail vehicles are also directionally guided by the tracks they run on. Track usually consists of steel rails installed on sleepers/ties and ballast, on which the rolling stock, usually fitted with metal wheels, moves.— Excerpted from Rail transport on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Colour photograph of railroad tracks disappearing into the distance with trees on each side.
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