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Old 06-10-2011, 12:55 AM   #14
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Arrow Tunnel

The Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) is a new railway tunnel beneath the Alps in Switzerland which is expected to come into use in 2016. With a route length of 57 km (35.4 mi) and a total of 151.84 km (94.3 mi) of tunnels, shafts and passages, it is the world's longest rail tunnel, surpassing the undersea Seikan Tunnel in Japan...

Loop (Agony Point) on the DHR, India...1921

Y junction at multifunction station Faido...

Nice-Cuneo (Italy) has three spirals...

During the planning for Iron Mountain Road, there was a need to negotiate sudden elevation drops while preserving natural features for this scenic highway; the corkscrew design allowed for a spectacular - although expensive - solution to this problem...

The two portals are near the villages of Erstfeld, Uri and Bodio, Ticino. Nearby are two other St. Gotthard Tunnels: the 1881 Gotthard Rail Tunnel and the 1980 Gotthard Road Tunnel...

Masaki Station (真幸駅 Masaki Eki?) is a Railway station of Hisatsu Line in Ebino, Miyazaki. The station opened in 1911...

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Aleister Crowley (pronounced /ˈkroʊli/; 12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947), born Edward Alexander Crowley, and also known as both Frater Perdurabo and The Great Beast, was an influential English occultist, mystic and ceremonial magician, responsible for founding the religious philosophy of Thelema. He was also successful in various other fields, including mountaineering, chess and poetry, and it has also been alleged that he was a spy for the British government.

Born Edward Alexander Crowley 12 October 1875(1875-10-12)
Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England

Died 1 December 1947(1947-12-01) (aged 72)

Hastings, East Sussex, England
Hastings Emblem Vectorized

The town is sometimes referred to as "the birthplace of television" since the pioneer of television, John Logie Baird, lived at 21 Linton Crescent from 1922 to 1924.

Hastings town centre postcard

The most important buildings from the late medieval period are the two churches in the Old Town, St Clement's (probably built after 1377) and All Saints (early 15th century). There is also a Muslim mosque, formerly "Mercatoria School" until purchased by the East Sussex Islamic Association. The former Ebenezer Particular Baptist Chapel in the Old Town dates from 1817 and is listed at Grade II
1914 Railway Junction Diagram of Hastings area lines and stations; the Bexhill West branch and the West Marina station have since closed.


When passengers travelled between two stations on the same railway, using trains provided by the same company, that company was entitled to the whole of the fare. Similarly, when goods were consigned between two stations on the same railway, using wagons provided by the same company, that company was entitled to the whole of the fee.

Railways Act 1921

Typical Railway Junction Diagram produced by the RCH. This one shows the location of the RCH offices close to Euston Station.

Hastings funicular railway

Hastings has long been known as a retreat for artists and painters. For example, the pre-Raphaelite painters including Dante Gabriel Rossetti (who married in Hastings) and William Holman Hunt, who painted pictures of nearby cliffs at Fairlight, admired the town for its light and clear air...
Satans Wail

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