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The following railways or railroads are or were called the Southern Railway or Southern Railroad: This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ...

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The Southern Railway in the United Kingdom was the smallest of the four railway systems created in the Grouping ordered by the Railways Act 1921. ... Jump to: navigation, search Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK... A Southern Class 171 Turbostar on display at the York Railfest exhibition on 3rd June 2004 prior to entering service. ... National Rail uses the BR double-arrow logo National Rail is a brand name describing the passenger rail service previously provided by British Rail, the now-defunct UK state-owned rail operator. ... Southern Railway is the first Railway Zone to be created in independant India on April 14, 1951. ... The Austrian Southern Railway (German Südbahn) was a former railway company during the time of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. ...

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