The first steam locomotive was built in 1804. Now on rail tracks carry passengers and cargo infinite variety of trains, subway cars and city trams. Simple and effective, the railroad is not devoid of romance.
The article about the peculiarities of national transport for various railways.
can meet anyone on the railway. In Moscow, there are vendors and panhandlers, and in Jakarta - clowns. They make speeches on commuter trains around $ 15.6 per day.
The interior of commuter trains in Yangon - the former capital of Myanmar, on September 17, 2012. They have not changed since the early 20th century.
Commuters at the railway station in Mumbai, 11 July 2012. Taken with a slow shutter speed.
The railway station in Madrid, November 14, 2012.
3 km from the town of Uyuni in southwestern Bolivia, is a cemetery of old trains, November 5, 2012. In the past, the city was a major transportation hub, but years later, everything here has fallen into decay.
Grand Central Terminal - the largest station in the world, November 1, 2012.
Features national transport in Dhaka, Bangladesh, October 25, 2012.
The Stockholm Metro (Swedish. Stockholms tunnelbana) called "the longest art gallery in the world." October 1, 1950 was opened the year.
This year, the world's oldest London Underground celebrates 150-year anniversary. His first line, which was called the Metropolitan reyluey, opened in 1863. In honor of this event, today we can meet the actors and train for a couple of old.
not crowded Moscow metro? Take a look at the platform at rush hour in Allahabad, India, February 10, 2013.
Features national transport in Mexico, April 29, 2013.
The train in coal mine Borodino. This coal mining company located in the Krasnoyarsk Krai Russia. Here it is one of the largest coal basins in Russia.
Fantastic landscape. Brocken and Narrow Gauge Railroad in Harz, Germany, 15 January 2013.
Model trains. Creator prepares for an exhibition of railway transport models in Scotland, 21 February 2013.
Chocolate Train for the Guinness Book of Records. It was set at South Station in Brussels on 19 November 2012. The train length - 34.05 meters, and weighs 1285 kg.
Sellers of vegetables on the background of a passing train in Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 10, 2012.
Vladimir Putin in the car. Sent to the meeting on the development of railways in Moscow, October 19, 2012.
Festival railway transport in Alaska, on December 1, 2012. Passengers entertains the church choir.
Fashion show in Dubai Metro, January 23, 2013.
Train in Tokyo, which is moving on its own, without a driver.
During the annual Carnival in Rio de Janeiro in the subway you can find a variety of personalities, February 10, 2013.
Suburban train in Nairobi, Kenya, February 25, 2013.
Tram in Istanbul, January 7, 2013.
Tram in Lisbon, October 18, 2012. According to one version, the name of the "tram" is derived from the trolleys for transportation of coal mines in the UK. To date, this is the oldest form of urban transport is the safest in the world.
The interior of a suburban train in New Delhi, November 8, 2012.
Before the start of the spaceship "Soyuz TMA-06M" from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on October 21, 2012. After the missiles taken out of the assembly and test facility, it is transported to the launch pad in the Kazakh steppe on a special train with a speed of 5 km / hour.
Completion of drilling 4 km railway tunnel, which will link Paris and Strasbourg. The photograph shows a drilling machine, February 25, 2013.
Meeting of drivers during the 2-hour railway strike in Bucharest, January 16, 2013.
On the highway Beijing-Shanghai high-speed trains used CRH380A and CRH380B series, which reach speeds of 300 km / h, 23 October 2012.
As for the speed of the trains MLX01 record belongs to the Japanese magnetic levitation, which is on the JR-Maglev line set a record speed of 581 km / h. From conventional trains champion is French TGV, speeding in 2007 to speed 574.8 km / h.
Rainy Day in Bangalore, India on February 26, 2013. The view from the train window.