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Heighington station – The world’s oldest railway station in Heighington

The station lies on the route of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, the first public railway. The main line of the S&D was opened on 27 September

Stazione Ferrovia Vaticana – The only railway station of the Vatican Railway in the Vatican City

The railway station was built approximately 20 meters from the Entrance Gateway by architect Giuseppe Momo. The station building is composed of white marble, and its dimensions

Canfranc International railway station – The “Titanic of the Mountains” in Canfranc

Spanish project engineer Ramírez de Dampierre began construction of the station in 1923, and it was formally opened on 18 July 1928, in the presence of King

Orient Express – The famous terminal station in Istanbul

A long-distance passenger train service created in 1883 by Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits. The Orient Express was a showcase of luxury and comfort at a time when

Montparnasse derailment – The Site of the famous train accident in Paris

On 22 October 1895 the Granville–Paris Express overran the buffer stop at its Gare Montparnasse terminus. With the train several minutes late and the driver trying to

Puffing Billy – The world’s oldest surviving steam locomotive is being exhibited in London

Constructed in 1814 by coal viewer William Hedley, enginewright Jonathan Forster and blacksmith Timothy Hackworth for Christopher Blackett, the owner of Wylam Colliery near Newcastle upon Tyne,

Yaroslavsky Station – The Trans-Siberian railway station in Moscow

Situated on Komsomolskaya Square, Moscow Yaroslavskaya has the highest passenger throughput of all nine of the capital’s main-line terminuses. It serves eastern destinations, including those in the

Kaprun disaster – The tragedy in the tunnel of funicular train in Kaprun

The disaster killed 155 people. There were 12 survivors. Most of the victims were skiers on their way to the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier. On 11 November 2000, 161

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