An experimental tilting-body train, a new version of the Talgo, has been tested by Spanish National Railways at speeds to 200 km/h. Talgo cars tilt under combined effect of gravity and centrifugal force. Tilting is suppressed at speeds below 70 km/h and on curves of more than 1,500 m radius.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Lumpie, DJC
  • Publication Date: 1977-2

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  • Accession Number: 00149454
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Gazette International
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 27 1977 12:00AM