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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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