• Monorails of the 19th Century - Book Review

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Discussion about railroad topics everywhere outside of North America.

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  by rogerfarnworth
 
This post is reproduced here because, although it relates to Uganda, it also relates to the book above.

I have been enjoying Adrian Garner's book "Monorails of the 19th Century." I discovered that the first rail link between what was at the time Port Kampala and Kampala itself was a monorail!

Rolling stock was propelled along the line by bullocks rather than any form of mechanical propulsion.

The line was less than 8 miles long and lasted no more than a few years.

These are the details:

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/02/28/a- ... in-kampala