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Bibliography of high speed ground transport

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bibliography of high speed ground transport

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Published in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local transit -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Street-railroads -- Bibliography.,
  • Transportation, Automotive -- Bibliography.,
  • Traffic engineering -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Prepared under contract C-85-65.

    StatementPrepared for the United States Department of Commerce by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    GenreBibliography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 82 p.
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17774350M

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Due to Japan's mountainous terrain, the country's rail lines had a narrow gauge mm and sharp curvature that were not suited well for higher speeds.

The Soviet Union was also one of the first nations to use a hovercraft, the Boraas a guided missile corvettethough this craft possessed rigid, non-inflatable sides. Mode Description[ edit ] High Speed Rail HSR is a mode of rail transport that uses specially designed infrastructure and rolling stock to transport goods usually passengers at speeds higher than conventional rail.

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