They can be considered landmarks.
The creation of the railroad became one of the greatest achievements in the field of transport. In recent centuries, was created a huge number of ways for a variety of compositions. Some of them are in very exotic places, which makes these railroads real attraction. To find such wonders possible around the world. In this review, the most interesting of them.
1. Bluminskiy cut
One of the first railroads in the U.S. state of California. The road is notable for the fact that passes in the hills and for its construction in the 1860-ies it was necessary to build a wooden staircase with a height of 30 meters and a length of 150 meters. Contemporaries of this design called it the “eighth wonder of the world”.
2. Railway in the 19-storey building
The Chinese Chongqing you can find a very unusual house, the architects made it so that he passed through the railroad. Really nothing surprising about this song not just this settlement is one of the most densely populated in the territory of China.
3. Train in Hanoi
Want to see the railway, which passes through the narrowest streets in the world? If so, you should visit Vietnam, namely Hanoi. This local railway station has long been not seems dangerous. Moreover, almost always at the entrance to such areas are barriers.
In Germany there is the Hindenburgdamm Causeway, which is notable primarily for the fact that on top of a railway line. Its length is 11 kilometers. It stretches from the island of Sylt to the mainland. The opening of this engineering miracle took place in 1927. Every day it runs more than 100 trains.
5. The longest tunnel
The Gotthard base tunnel is one of the longest railway tunnels in the world. It provides high-speed link through the Alps between Northern and southern Europe. Its length is 57 kilometers. The official opening of the complex took place in 2016.
In the Swiss municipality of Brusio you can find devyatietazhnyj single-track railway bridge in the form of a loop, which is also a viaduct. Today the train runs. The length of the viaduct is 110 metres. The angle of the longitudinal slope of 7%.
7. Train on the runway
In New Zealand, the regional airport of Gisborne is the most unusual railway, which runs right along the runway. When the aircraft starts to sit down or take off, all of the train caught up on this stretch of the railway track, immediately stop.
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