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Fais island phosphate railway
The phosphate railway on Fais island during the 1930s.

The Federated States of Micronesia is made up of four island states: Chuuk, Pohnpei, Yap and Kosrae. Fais is a remote coral island, administratively part of Yap.

A phosphate plant on Fais island was active under Japanese control during the 1930s. It was served by a narrow gauge railway. The plant was destroyed by Allied bombing during World War II and not reopened.

There are no other known railways in the Federated States of Micronesia.

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