• Specialised newsgroup for russian railways?

    From Ulf.Kutzner@web.de@21:1/5 to All on Mon Dec 2 03:39:34 2019
    Am Dienstag, 16. September 2008 21:07:59 UTC+2 schrieb Michael Laudahn eOpposition:
    "Arthur Figgis" <afiggis@[...]xample.com.invalid> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:ivmdnd2ZWvLbnU3VRVnyvwA@posted.plusnet...

    Are you aware of the fact that baltic states are pressed by the EU to

    Are they?

    Yes, I read so several times, in reliable sources.


    You ask?! I don't have to explain you the advantages of a uniform gauge, do I? Just imagine you would have to change bogies at the Channel tunnel, instead of just rushing through.

    And if so, what about Ireland, Spain and Portugal?

    Ireland is an island. If it ever were connected to Britain, it would most probably adapt. That would be fairly easy, regarding its 1600 mm and today's technology.

    Spain builds all its new lines in 1435.

    11 years later I must say: not always. https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%ADnea_de_alta_velocidad_Madrid_-_Extremadura#Apertura_parcial:_LAP_Plasencia-Badajoz
    (to be converted to 1435 later).

    Regards, ULF

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