Fast Trains

Fast Trains
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hgvWhile there's a lot of discussion about the eco-effect of airline travel, it's interesting to watch the stirrings of the return of the railways.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 3 april 2007

While there’s a lot of discussion about the eco-effect of airline travel, it’s interesting to watch the stirrings of the return of the railways. Trains seem to be getting bigger and faster. The BBC reports that a French high-speed double-decker train has smashed the world record for a train on rails by reaching 574.8km/h (356mph). The record attempt was staged on a stretch of track between Paris and the eastern city of Strasbourg.

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