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Train bridges, Tokyo, Japan

March 31st, 2007 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Three train bridges in Tokyo, Japan

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Train depot, Odolany, Warszawa, Poland

March 25th, 2007 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Train depot in Odolany (district of Warsaw), Poland

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Train, Le Saine, France

March 25th, 2007 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Transient: Train in Le Saine, France

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The Gotthard Base Tunnel, Switzerland

March 22nd, 2007 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

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The Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) is a railway tunnel under construction in Switzerland. With a planned length of 57 km (35 miles) and a total of 153.5 km (95 miles) of tunnels, shafts and passages planned, it will be the longest railway tunnel in the world upon completion, ahead of the current record holder, the Seikan Tunnel. The project is designed to feature two separate tunnels containing one track each. The tunnel is part of the Swiss AlpTransit project, also known as New Railway Link through the Alps NRLA which also includes the Lötschberg Base Tunnel between the cantons of Berne and Valais. Like the Lötschberg tunnel, it is intended to bypass winding mountain routes and establish a direct route suitable for high speed rail and heavy freight trains. On completion it is expected to decrease the current 3.5 hours travel time from Zürich to Milan by one hour. The two portals will be near the villages of Erstfeld, Canton Uri and Bodio, Canton Ticino. Completion has been projected for 2015 but due to delays the tunnel may only be completed as late as 2017. Nearby are two more St. Gotthard Tunnels: the 1881 railway tunnel and the 1980 road tunnel.

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Kent Station, Cork, Ireland

March 22nd, 2007 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Kent Station, Cork is an Iarnród Éireann train station, named after Thomas Kent. The current building was built in 1893 and replaced two earlier stations that served as separate termini for the Great Southern and Western Railway called Glanmire, directly in front of the portal of the tunnel through which the railway into Cork passed, and the Cork and Youghal Railway terminus which was above the tunnel portal. Its purpose was to allow through running of trains following the 1865 takeover of the Cork and Youghal Railway by the Great Southern and Western Railway. The station was originally called Glanmire Road Station, but was renamed Kent Station in 1966 on the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising. The station served as a filming location for the 1979 movie The First Great Train Robbery starring Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland and Lesley-Anne Down.

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Tram depot, Essen, Germany

March 15th, 2007 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Tram depot in Essen, Germany

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SkyTrain, Düsseldorf, Germany

March 12th, 2007 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

SkyTrain, the monorail at Düsseldorf International Airport in Germany

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Stone Mountain Aerial Tramway, Georgia, USA

March 6th, 2007 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Stone Mountain Aerial Tramway at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta.

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