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200-year-old wooden railroad found in England

Wooden rails dating back 200 years have been found along the banks of the River Tyne in England. Richard said: “The wooden waggonway uncovered by the excavation is the direct ancestor of the modern standard gauge railway.” Newcastle historian Les Turnbull, whose book on waggonways, entitled Railways Before George Stephenson, was published

6th century BC city bulldozed to make way for railroad

The ancient city of Danyawaddy in Burma, which dates back to the 6th century BC, has been razed to make way for a new railroad line. The most ancient city of Arakan, known historically as Danyawaddy, which existed in the 6 century BCE, was destroyed by bulldozers for construction of a

14th-century Burmese sites bulldozed to make way for railway

Authorities in Burma have bulldozed a path through the ancient city of Mrauk U to make way for a new railway. A local archaeologist told Narinjara that the construction of the railroad through the city started on 7 November, and many ancient structures built by 14th century Arakanese cultures have

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