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South of Zealand are som larger islands, which railroad system became connected to the rest of Denmark by a ferry line. The line began sailing in 1884.

The line was going from the little island, Madsnedø just south of Vordingborg (Zealand) to a point, Orehoved, at the island Falster. The trip lasted about 30 minutes.

The line became important because the area had a growing trades and industries.

In 1903 a railroad ferry line began sailing between Gedser, the southernmost point of Denmark, and Warnemünde in Germany. Copenhagen got a railroadconnection to Berlin in Germany.

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