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-:»?¤%#§§#                   RAILS                  #§§#%¤?»:-
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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. #§@#!:§-?.
:!=&!&####                                          ####&!&=!:
^¤~!!§%&## 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.            #§#@%?:«!:
'¤~&&&@&@#                                          #@&@&&&~¤'
'!-¤:%@@@# 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.                  #§%%&!¤«?.
^!=:¤§§#@#                                          #@#§§¤:=!^
=-«!:!#§§# 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.         ####%%*»=:
^=«?§&##§#                                          #§##&§?«=^
=-~=!%%§@# 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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