Trans-Siberian Railway

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Trans-Siberian Railway

n
(Placename) a railway in S Russia, extending from Moscow to Vladivostok on the Pacific: constructed between 1891 and 1916, making possible the settlement and industrialization of sparsely inhabited regions. Length: 9335 km (5800 miles)
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We therefore flew on a course of 360 degrees for 40 minutes, hoping we would be near a railroad spur running northeast from the Trans Siberian Railroad.
On November 15, thirty-nine Americans (leaving a seven-man crew of a B-24 in the camp) boarded a military troop car on the Trans Siberian Railroad for the trip to Tashkent.
The following three chapters describe epic projects on other parts of the world such as the Trans Siberian Railroad.