High Speed Trains

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Tusker Tunnel - Possible Routes - Irish Mail Route
... main London-Dublin route is more direct and high-speed trains would be competitive with airlines ... would be 550 km, taking 2½ hours on high-speed trains ... While this competes well with air travel, the trains would need to compete with budget airline prices ...
High Speed Trains Of The United Kingdom
... There are three types of trains in Britain that have been traditionally viewed as high speed trains Advanced Passenger Train (APT) - Tilting trains which never entered into regular ... InterCity 125, also called HST (High Speed Train) - diesel trains consisting of two Class 43 power cars with a rake of Mark 3 coaches between ... InterCity 225 - electric trains consisting of a Class 91 locomotive and a rake of Mark 4 coaches and Driving Van Trailer ...
Train Categories In Europe - Belgium (NMBS/SNCB)
... InterCity (IC) A train connecting Belgium's major cities ... These trains stop at the most important stations only, sometimes crossing national borders as well ... InterRegio (IR) A train connecting Belgium's major cities with smaller cities ...
High-speed Rail In The People's Republic Of China - History - Technology Transfer
... Achieving indigenous high-speed rail technology has been a major goal of Chinese state planners ... Chinese train-makers, after receiving transferred foreign technology, have been able to achieve a considerable degree of self-sufficiency in making the ... Most of the components of the CRH trains manufactured by Chinese companies were from local suppliers, with only a few parts imported ...
High-speed Rail In The People's Republic Of China - History - Wenzhou Accident
... On July 23, 2011, two high-speed trains collided on the Ningbo–Taizhou–Wenzhou Railway in Lucheng District of Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province ... The accident occurred when one train traveling near Wenzhou was struck by lightening, lost power and stalled ... Signals malfunctioned, causing another train to rear-end the stalled train ...

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