With railways, a break-of-gauge is where a line of one gauge meets a line of a different gauge. Trains and rolling stock cannot run through without some form of conversion between gauges, and freight and passengers must otherwise be transloaded. Either way, a break-of-gauge adds delays, cost and inconvenience to traffic that must pass from one gauge to another. ...more on Wikipedia about "Break-of-gauge"
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Terowie ( , postcode 5421, altitude 534m) is a small town 220 km north of Adelaide, in northern South Australia. The word terowie is an aboriginal word meaning hidden waterhole. The town had originally been named Shebbear on August 9, 1877, by the South Australian government. This name was changed by Governor Barclay-Harvey to Terowie on November 20, 1941. ...more on Wikipedia about "Terowie, South Australia"
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