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    Chinese High Speed Rail

    China is known for their rapid development of high speed trains and I got to experience this ride while there on a trip to Shenyang to the railroad museum. This photo was taken just after my train arrived in Shenyang South Station. The south station is the one that's built exclusively to handle...
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    Electric Train power backup?

    Hi, I was wondering if there are systems in place in the event of a large scale power outage or blackout, for electric trains to get their power and continue running apart from the grid? Thanks
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    Video of German Br 171 in beautiful Harz

    A link to a German Br 171 (Electric train) driving in the mountain area in Harz
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    Video of Railway Ferries in Denmark 15 years ago

    The 1. of june it was 15 years ago the bridge over Storebaelt in little Denmark opened. A 17 km bridge/tunnel (link to google maps) that changed the trafic in many ways for Skandinavia. Today German electric trains drive directly thorough Denmark tovards Sweden with cargo using a type BR 185...

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