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The Mont Cenis Pass Railway Was The First Mountain Railway In The World And Was ...

The Mont Cenis Pass Railway Was The First Mountain Railway In The World And Was  ...

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Description: The Mont Cenis Pass Railway was the first mountain railway in the world and was built in during the construction of the Fréjus Rail Tunnel. It was designed by John Barraclough Fell and his three-rail design was used on some other mountain railways. The railway was 77 kilometres (48 miles) long. It was used to transport English mail to India as part of the 1400 mile All Red Route.

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