Age Gazette, 1915.
Length of the World’s Largest Railway Systems, 1913
By the early 20th century, rail transportation was the dominant
inland transport systems with extensive networks in operation in
major industrialized countries, but also in the developing world
where rail was used to bring resources to port cities. For most, the
extent of the network reached its zenith. The setting of road
transport systems will eventually lead to a rationalization of many