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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Indian gauge 1,676 mm is a track gauge commonly used in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Argentina and Chile. It is also the gauge that is used on BART, in northern California. This gauge was first used in Scotland for two short, isolated lines, the Dundee and Arbroath Railway and the Arbroath and Forfar Railway. In India, the Governor-General James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, 10th Earl of Dalhousie, being Scottish, determined that a wider gauge than standard gauge …mehr

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Indian gauge 1,676 mm is a track gauge commonly used in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Argentina and Chile. It is also the gauge that is used on BART, in northern California. This gauge was first used in Scotland for two short, isolated lines, the Dundee and Arbroath Railway and the Arbroath and Forfar Railway. In India, the Governor-General James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, 10th Earl of Dalhousie, being Scottish, determined that a wider gauge than standard gauge was more suitable for larger firebox and stability in high winds and long steep gradients, and chose a wide gauge already familiar in Scotland.