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A single track railway

A single track railway is one where traffic in both directions shares the same track. In the early days of railways, especially before the telegraph, operation of significant numbers of trains on a single track railway was fraught with difficulties, including delays and accidents, particularly head-on collisions.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Ferrocarril de vía única para niños

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