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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 2, Issue 12 (April 1, 1928.)

German Railway System

page 20

German Railway System.

Always a leader in the European railway world, the German railway system forms one of the most important of trans-continental travel links. Berlin, the capital, is the great railway centre of the country, ranking on the Continent only second to Paris from the point of view of the number of long-distance services radiating therefrom. The thorough fashion in which the German railways brought their transportation machine up to concert pitch in readiness for the world war is common knowledge; in the post-war rehabiliation programme the German railway staffs have shown equally striking ability.