Rail transportation is used to transport both passengers and freight between destinations. Trains, consisting of one or more locomotive engine cars followed by cargo or passenger cars, move along long steel rails that have reduced friction compared to comparable roadways. Discover the length and capacity of various rail systems worldwide using Wolfram|Alpha.
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Investigate and compare properties of railroad stations, including location, nearby cities and other nearby stations.