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Old 10th Jan 2019, 20:12
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Sallyann1234
 
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Originally Posted by Andrewgr2 View Post
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This article https://www.railjournal.com/in_depth...-third-rail-dc gives a pretty good indication why you wouldn’t use 3rd rail for long distance high speed trains. Max 160km/h and substations at 2-3 km intervals for a start...
Yep. That's why I said use overhead for the rural sections . Not an expert on railways but I've seen trains on Southern with pantographs dropped to roof level.
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