2 ft 6 in gauge railways

2 ft 6 in (762 mm) gauge railways are narrow gauge railways with track gauge of 2 ft 6 in (762 mm). This type of rail was promoted especially in the colonies of the British Empire during the second half of the nineteenth century by Thomas Hall and Everard Calthrop.

Several Bosnian-gauge railways with 760 mm (2 ft 5+1516 in) are found in south-eastern Europe. 760 mm is well within tolerances of 762 mm.

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Country/territory Railway
Afghanistan
Antigua and Barbuda
  • 80 km long sugar cane plantation network (defunct)[1]
Australia
Barbados
Brazil
Chile
China
Curaçao
Cyprus
Haiti
India
Iraq
Japan
North Korea
Mexico
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nigeria
Pakistan
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Sierra Leone
South Africa
South Korea
Taiwan
United Kingdom
United States

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