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railroad track having the standard width of 56.5 inches
A specification of the width of railway tracks of 56.5 inches (1435 mm)
The standard gauge is a widely-used railway track gauge. Approximately 60% of the world's existing railway lines are built to this gauge. Except for Russia and Finland, all high-speed lines have been built to this gauge. The distance between the inside edges of the rails of standard gauge track is usually called 1,435 mm but in the United States it is still called 4 ft 8 ¹⁄2 in.
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