Now it is the railway equipment, both fixed and rolling stock. It is no surprise that progress has also been made here. Locomotives have become more powerful. Coal has replaced coke. Passenger carriages have become more comfortable. Finally, some effort has been made to ensure that passengers are not robbed or murdered in a carriage as in a wood. This locomotive, whose chimney lies horizontally, and which is shown in our drawing, is the Titan, an articulated locomotive with ten coupled wheels, false axles and a hollow connecting rod. This arrangement ensures that the rotational movements of all the axles are equal, whatever the radius of the curves travelled. It is said to be the twentieth that Mr G. Gouin has delivered to the Compagnie du Nord on this model.
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