People enjoy different kinds of trains, trams and the metro is almost two centuries. Rail transport is also an important pillar industry. Rolling stock annually carry billions of tons of cargo. This photo essay tells the story of the role of rail transport in our lives.
The railways can meet anyone. In Moscow, there are sellers and beggars, while in Jakarta - clowns. They make speeches on commuter trains around $ 15.6 per day.
The interiors of suburban trains in Yangon - the former capital of Myanmar, 17 September 2012. They have not changed since the early 20th century.
Commuters at the railway station in Mumbai, July 11, 2012. Taken with a slow shutter speed.
Railway station in Madrid, 14 November 2012.
3 km from the town of Uyuni in southwestern Bolivia, is a cemetery of old trains on November 5, 2012. In the past, the city was a major transportation hub, but over the years it's all here in decline.
Grand Central Terminal - the largest station in the world, November 1, 2012.
Features of national transport in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 25 October 2012.
Stockholm Metro (Swedish. Stockholms tunnelbana) called "the longest art gallery in the world." It was opened on October 1, 1950.
This year, the world's oldest London Underground celebrates 150-year anniversary. His first line, which was called the Metropolitan reyluey, opened in 1863. In honor of this event, today we can find actors and a couple of old train.
The Moscow metro is not overcrowded? Take a look at the platform at rush hour in Allahabad, India, 10 February 2013.
Features of national transport in Mexico on April 29, 2013.
The train in coal mine Borodino. This coal mining enterprise located in the Krasnoyarsk region of Russia. Here is one of the largest coal basins in Russia.
Fantastic landscape. Brocken and narrow-gauge railway in the Harz, Germany, 15 January 2013.
Model trains. The Creator is preparing for the exhibition models of rail transport in Scotland on 21 February 2013.
Chocolate train for the Guinness Book of Records. It was established in the South Station in Brussels, November 19, 2012. The length of the train - the 34.05 m and weighs 1285 kg.
Sellers vegetables on the background of a passing train in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 10 September 2012.
Vladimir Putin in the car. Sent to the meeting on the development of railways in Moscow, 19 October 2012.
Festival railway transport in Alaska, December 1, 2012. Passengers entertains the church choir.
Fashion show in Dubai Metro on 23 January 2013.
Train in Tokyo, which is moving on its own, without a driver.
During the annual Carnival in Rio de Janeiro in the subway you can find a variety of personalities February 10, 2013.
Suburban train in Nairobi, Kenya on 25 February 2013.
Tram in Istanbul on January 7, 2013.
Tram in Lisbon on 18 October 2012. According to one version, the name of "tram" is derived from the trolleys for the transportation of coal in the mines of England. To date, this is the oldest form of urban transport is the safest in the world.
Interior commuter train in New Delhi on November 8, 2012.
Before the start of the spaceship "Soyuz TMA-06M" from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on October 21, 2012. After the missiles taken out of the assembly and test facility, it is transported to the launch pad in the Kazakh steppe on a special train with a speed of 5 km / h. < br />
Completion of drilling 4 km long railway tunnel that will link Paris and Strasbourg the. The picture shows the drilling machine on 25 February 2013.
Meeting drivers during a 2-hour railway strike in Bucharest on January 16, 2013.
On the highway Beijing-Shanghai high-speed trains used CRH380A series and CRH380B, which reach speeds of 300 km / h, 23 October 2012. With regard to the speed of the trains MLX01 record belongs to a Japanese magnetic levitation, which is on the line JR-Maglev set a record speed of 581 km / h. From conventional train champion is French TGV, speeding in 2007 to speed 574.8 km / h.
Rainy day in Bangalore, India on February 26, 2013. The view from the train window.