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The World in your Hands

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12/08/2009 Advanced

 The first public railroad in the world to be run by steam was opened in England in 1825. It was a single track. The next big railroad was a double track that ran between Manchester and Liverpool. After traveling for 17 miles the trains had to stop for water. Eight trains took part in the opening ceremony of a single track.

 

Exercise: Answer the questions:

 

1- What happened in 1825?

2- How was the second railroad different from the first one?

3- Where did the second railroad run?

4- Why did the trains stop after 17 miles?

5- In which country did the first steam railroad run?



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