These five maps, based on GIS data and made by the Department of Geography and Sociology of the University of Lleida (Spain), show the evolution of the European railways infrastructure in the 19th and 20th centuries.
"We would be so much better off simply fixing up and reactivating the
normal-speed track system that is sitting out there rusting in the rain
-- and save our more grandiose visions for a later time". Read.