A low-gauge railway uses a spacing of 381 mm (15 ‘), 400 mm (15 3/4’), 406 mm (16 ‘), 457 mm (18’), 500 mm (19 3/4) ‘) or 508 mm (20’). The concept of low gauge railways was originally developed by Estate Railways 1 and the French company Decauville for industrial railways.
Difference between Passenger Miniature Trains and Small Gauge Railways
Low-gauge railways use full-size cars; while miniature passenger trains use smaller models.
|Bicton Woodland Railway||457mm|
|15 inch railroads||381mm|
|Geriatriezentrum Am Wienerwald Feldbahn||500mm|
|Line of the acclimation garden||500mm|
|Meadows and Lake Kathleen Railroad||457mm|
|Royal Arsenal Railway||457mm|
|Sand Hutton Light Railway||457mm|
|Southern Fuegian Railway||500mm|
|Steeple Grange Light Railway||457mm|
|Tarn Tourist Railway||500mm|
|Ferrier antique Tannerre-en-Puisaye||500mm|
Notes and references
- ↑ Heywood, AP (1974) [1881 Derby Bemrose]. Minimum Gauge Railways. Turntable Enterprises. ( ISBN 0-902844-26-1 ) .