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^^^¤~.~=:- trains are so constructed that they have -:=~.~¤^^^
~=¤.~.=--- to  follow  a set  path.  this  path  is ---=.~.¤=~
-'^^.-:¤-~ called a  "railway", which  is comprised ~-¤:-.^^'-
--.'~=^-'- of two  metal rails, hence its nickname. -'-^=~'.--
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':=^~:-¤^^ because  the  low  friction between  the ^^¤-:~^=:'
¤::=^¤^=^. wheels of the train and the  rail metal, .^=^¤^=::¤
=~¤~^~-':¤ there are  limits for how acute  a curve ¤:'-~^~¤~=
¤~:~=^:.¤~ can be, and  even more  so for  how much ~¤.:^=~:~¤
::^¤=^-'=. the  ground  under  the  rails   can  be .='-^=¤^::
~.=-:'=.~: sloped. thus a railway is often not  led :~.=':-=.~
:-¤:'==~^' on top of hills,  rather through them in '^~==':¤-:
::=¤='¤:.' tunnels  (if   they   are   large),   or '.:¤'=¤=::
:~~-'-^~:=            artificial chasms.            =:~^-'-~~:
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~^=¤--¤~'. there will be  trees on the side  of the .'~¤--¤=^~
.¤'===:'-- rails, but not  too close, or they  will --':==='¤.
:==--^¤=^- be cut down  by  the  railway  janitors. -^=¤^--==:
^¤'::~^.-- there will  be  plains,  and  bodies  of --.^~::'¤^
'=^=~'~-~^                  water.                  ^~-~'~=^='
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'^^¤¤¤^:-: trains go by day and by night. along the :-:^¤¤¤^^'
==^-.¤-^.= way,  there  is  information  scattered, =.^-¤.-^==
=-=.-.''': often  put   on  top  of  poles,  to  be :'''.-.=-=
-.-::.='¤¤ interpreted   by   the   train  drivers. ¤¤'=.::-.-
-~'=.=¤~'~ different  parts  of  the  railway  have ~'~¤=.='~-
-^=':¤.^.-          different speed limits.         -.^.¤:'=^-
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.~-:~¤.-¤= sometimes, trains have to stop and  wait =¤-.¤~:-~.
..=-¤=.^^: for something to happen, far away.  this :^^.=¤-=..
=::'^^.:.~ is  signaled  by  red or  green  lights. ~.:.^^'::=
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-::'.-^':. many  people follow  the rails  by foot. .:'^-.'::-
:-^^:.~-:. often this proves to be the shorter path .:-~.:^^-:
:¤^-=:.~:. between  two  points.  however  this  is .:~.:=-^¤:
^.-~^=¤¤.: frowned upon,  and very impolite  toward :.¤¤=^~-.^
:'.=~='-^=            the train drivers!            =^-'=~=.':
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