You can read more on articulated locomotives in Frederick Talbot’s Railway Wonders of the World (1913), and on the “Fairlie” engines; you can read more on “Locomotive Giants of other Countries” in Cecil J. Allen’s Railway Wonders (1925)
Batu Arang Station
BATU ARANG STATION, on a branch tine between Kuala Lumpur and Penang, lies some twenty-
An Austrian Electric Express
AN ELECTRIC EXPRESS LOCOMOTIVE on the Austrian Federal lines. The engine, 1670 class, has independent axle drive, and the wheel arrangement is 2-
THE LONGEST RAILWAY TUNNEL in the British Empire is the Otira Tunnel in the South Island of New Zealand. This tunnel is about five and a quarter miles long and is 17 ft high and 15 ft wide. The tunnel is dead straight, but the single tine through it has a gradient of 1 in 33. Because of ventilation difficulties the track through the tunnel has been electrified.