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What is the disadvantages of high speed trains?

One of the biggest problems with constructing those trains is finding a route that will accomodate a vehicle travelling that quickly. I rode on the TVG, and it goes mostly through flat farm land. There are...
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Why doesn't Britain have high speed trains?

Britain's Inter City services do travel at speeds of up to 125 m.p.h. as opposed to the 186 mph of French TGVs and German ICEs. British governments have never invested money on the scale of those European co...
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Why doesnt the uk have high speed trains like other countries?

They're on the way!Journey times in Kent are to be cut by half with domestic services on the CTRL.As for people who don't want to pay for it, then your only option not to pay for it is not to use train servi...
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Who made the trains for the new high speed rail link from London to Paris?

Well, six answers so far, two of which are proper answers, especially those from "Mark" and "Everest" - but what's the betting that someone will come on with an answer (most of which will be to say the leas...
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Have been advised that my PC does not have a high speed USB port. Would a simple USB adapter with high speed?

The response you received from ghost3 is absolutely incorrect.My own motherboard only has USB 1.1 sockets, but I have successfully installed a USB 2.0 adaptor card. It slots into a free PCI socket (they're ...
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Why do you hear a high pitch sort of pulsing when a train passes through a station at high speed?

It's just harmonic noise from the trains wheels.The rail is a good conductor of sound.That's why you can put an ear to the rail and hear a train coming miles before it get there.
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Are vintage steam trains speed limited when on mainline runs.?

75mph going forward, 60mph Tender first due to lack of visiblity.
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High speed internet?

Cost to customer base ratio's.BT won't do it unless they can get enough business's to sign up and commit and then they'll turn their attention to the home user. It's all about money i'm afraid. Thats why t...
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High Speed 2 Rail (HS2)?

1. It takes strain off of the existing lines, so trains aren't so cramped because there is more choice of what services to take.2. The lines I've seen being built are in the Mayfair/Tottenham Court Road area...
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What Is a High Speed Railway?

A high speed railway is a type of rail transport that operates at faster speeds than regular trains. Most high speed trains are passenger trains, but some of these trains also carry freight. There is no set ...
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