HIGH-SPEED TRAINSETS READY FOR THE 1980S

Intensive development throughout the 1970s of trainsets with integral power has produced a variety of designs capable of 200 kph operation. Most are electric, but there are two serious diesel contenders--one of which is already operating in revenue service at speeds and frequencies surpassed only by the Japanese Shinkansen. Some trains have encountered technical problems; others designed for 200 kph cannot run at his speed because of track restrictions.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978-12

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  • Accession Number: 00188362
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1979 12:00AM