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LMS Stanier Class 8F
The London Midland and Scottish Railway's 8F class 2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive is a class of steam locomotive designed for hauling heavy freight
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William Stanier
Sir William Arthur Stanier, FRS (27 May 1876 – 27 September 1965) was Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları
The State Railways of the Turkish Republic (Turkish: Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları) or TCDD is the government-owned national railway carrier in the Republic of Turkey, headquartered in Ankara. The TCDD was formed on 1 June 1927 by the Turkish government to take over the administration of the existing rail lines within the borders of the Republic of Turkey after the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, and to build new ones. The Turkish State Railways own and operate all public railways in Turkey. In 2011, TCDD controlled 12,532 km (7,787 mi) of railways, making it the 22nd-largest railway system in the world. In 2014, TCDD carried 78 million passengers (ranking as the 24th-largest passenger carrier in the world) and 26 million tons of freight (ranking as the 34th-largest freight carrier in the world)
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Crewe Works
Crewe railway works is a British railway engineering facility built in 1840 by the Grand Junction Railway. It is located in the town of Crewe, in Cheshire. It is currently owned by Bombardier Transportation. The railway also built 200 cottages establishing a new community in what had been the rural township of Monks Coppenhall
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Pound (force)
The pound-force (symbol: lbf, sometimes lbf,) is a unit of force used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System. Pound force should not be confused with foot-pounds or pound-feet, which are units of torque, and may be written as "lbf⋅ft"
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London, Midland And Scottish Railway
The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) was a British railway company. It was formed on 1 January 1923 under the Railways Act of 1921, which required the grouping of over 120 separate railways into four. The companies merged into the LMS included the London and North Western Railway, Midland Railway, the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (which had previously merged with the London and North Western Railway on 1 January 1922), several Scottish railway companies (including the Caledonian Railway), and numerous other, smaller ventures. The resulting company was an unwieldy construction, with numerous interests other than railway operation
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London And North Eastern Railway
The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest (after LMS) of the "Big Four" railway companies created by the Railways Act 1921 in Britain. It operated from 1 January 1923 until nationalisation on 1 January 1948
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War Department (United Kingdom)
The War Department was the United Kingdom government department responsible for the supply of equipment to the armed forces of the United Kingdom and the pursuance of military activity. In 1857 it became the War Office
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Trans-Iranian Railway
The Trans-Iranian Railway (Persian: راه آهن سراسری ایران) was a major railway building project started in 1927 and completed in 1938, under the direction of the Persian monarch, Reza Shah, and entirely with indigenous capital. It links the capital Tehran with the Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea
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Ferrovie Dello Stato
Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane S.p.A. (previously Ferrovie dello Stato, FS) (in English Italian State Railways) is a state-owned holding company that manages infrastructure and services on the Italian rail network
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British Railways
British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997. It was formed from the nationalisation of the "Big Four" British railway companies and lasted until the gradual privatisation of British Rail, in stages between 1994 and 1997. Originally a trading brand of the Railway Executive of the British Transport Commission, it became an independent statutory corporation in 1962 designated as the British Railways Board. The period of nationalisation saw sweeping changes in the national railway network. A process of dieselisation and electrification took place, and by 1968 steam locomotion had been entirely replaced by diesel and electric traction, except for one narrow-gauge tourist line
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Kowloon-Canton Railway
The Kowloon–Canton Railway (KCR; Chinese: 九廣鐵路; Cantonese Yale: Gáugwóng Titlouh) is a railway network in Hong Kong. It is owned, and was operated by the Kowloon–Canton Railway Corporation until 2007. It provides rapid transit services, a light rail system and feeder bus routes within Hong Kong, and intercity passenger and freight train services to Mainland China. While still owned by its previous operator, Kowloon–Canton Railway Corporation (which is wholly owned by the Hong Kong Government), the network has been operated by the MTR Corporation under a 50-year, extendible, service concession since 2 December 2007. Steps have been taken to assimilate the network into the same faring system of the MTR, and gates between the two networks were removed in several stages in 2008. In 2006, the local KCR passenger train network (i.e
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China Railway
China Railway, commonly known as CR, full name China Railway Corporation is the national railway operator of the People's Republic of China, under the regulation of the Ministry of Transport and the National Railway Administration. It used to be part of the now defunct Ministry of Railways. China Railway operates passenger and freight transport via several smaller companies. China Railway previously had its own railway police force, prosecutors office and court system. The police department of the railway is still under the control of the company. The status of the police is civil service of Ministry of Public Security, but they are still paid and managed by the company
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