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This Is A Bit Fast

#1 by Sheldonboy , Tue Apr 21, 2015 8:36 pm

Only in Japan, of course we couldn't do it.
http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/uk-...s-speed-9087831


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RE: This is a bit fast

#2 by Slow Jo , Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:59 pm

A bit to fast for me ,I prefer a slower steam train ,you wouldnt hang your head out of there windows for long .


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RE: This is a bit fast

#3 by astwood , Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:07 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #2
A bit to fast for me ,I prefer a slower steam train ,you wouldnt hang your head out of there windows for long .

If you did jo you would find your head miles back up the track[Silly Grin]


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RE: This is a bit fast

#4 by Slow Jo , Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:14 pm

Thats what bothers me ,how long would it take it to stop.


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RE: This is a bit fast

#5 by astwood , Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:19 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #4
Thats what bothers me ,how long would it take it to stop.

Would the brakes work at that speed


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RE: This is a bit fast

#6 by Sheldonboy , Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:26 pm

It would be interesting to know how brakes work on a Maglev.


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RE: This is a bit fast

#7 by astwood , Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:32 pm

Quote: Sheldonboy wrote in post #6
It would be interesting to know how brakes work on a Maglev.

It must be to do with the magnets


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RE: This is a bit fast

#8 by Slow Jo , Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:45 pm

If they reverse the polarity ,would it go backwards as fast.


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RE: This is a bit fast

#9 by Sheldonboy , Thu Apr 23, 2015 7:38 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #8
If they reverse the polarity ,would it go backwards as fast.

Yes in service it would have to do the same in each direction.


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