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www.fra.dot.gov/site/

Forget about road rage and endless lines at the airport: take the train! The Federal Railroad Administration offers useful information about this oft-overlooked mode of transportation. The Railroad Library link offers information about railroad history, careers and technology, and also provides links to other train-related sites. The Environment link provides information about the fuel efficiency of trains and the latest regulations pertaining to railroads. Click on the Data Central link and enter a researcher's heaven: meticulously organized, detailed and up-to-date graphs and charts on train accidents, casualties and highway-rail crossing incidents. Train enthusiasts are sure to enjoy the online tutorial on how to build a miniature steam engine.

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