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Standard gauge: The width between the rails of almost all the railways in North America and Europe -- 1435 mm [e]

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  • Narrow gauge [r]: Railways built to travel more slowly, using lighter, lower capacity rolling stock, are sometimes built more cheaply using less capable roadbeds and rails that are closer together than standard gauge. [e]
  • Broad gauge [r]: railroad tracks set wider than 1435 mm apart [e]