Hi-Tech Trains by Arthur Tayler The Ultimate in speed Hi Tech

Hi-Tech Trains by Arthur Tayler The Ultimate in speed Hi Tech

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Hi-Tech Trains by Arthur Tayler The Ultimate in speed Hi Tech
Hi Tech Trains by Arthur Tayler The Ultimate in speed, power & Style.  Dust Jacket 1992.  128 pages.  
Rail enthusiasts claim that the end of the century will see the coming of a new railroad age, as environmental worries and road congestion put trains back under the spotlight. Hi-Tech Trains is an in-depth survey of the latest advances in railroad technology across the world-
From Frances TGV and Germany's ICE to the Japanese bullet trains, the author details the drive for the ultimate high-speed network, with trains now breaching the 200 mph mark- Other chapters concentrate on driverless rapid-transit trains, urban monorails, tilting trains - where speeds can creased on conventional curved track and developments on the North American freight scene. The book concludes with a look to the future, describing developments in passenger comfort, computerization, and the experimental Maglev (magnetic-levitation) trains, currently undergoing tests in Japan and Germany-
Packed with over 150 color pictures, 30 diagrams, and maps, as well as features explaining special hi-tech components and listing the technical specifications of each train covered, this book is a must for those fascinated by developments on the cutting edge of rail transport.

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