HIGH SPEED RAIL

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high speed rail

PRINCIPLEs

PRINCIPLE

HIGH SPEED RAIL IS A SYSTEM

 

 

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High speed rail encompasses a complex reality involving many technical aspects such as infrastructure, rolling stock and operations.

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 None of them is to be neglected neither in itself nor in conjunction with the others. From the customer viewpoint, the true speed is the comparison between the time spent buying a ticket, accessing to and entering the station or waiting for a taxi on arrival, with the door-to-door distance and not only the time saved by using a high speed train as a result of high-level technology and significant investments.

PRINCIPLE

HIGH SPEED RAIL SYSTEMS ARE DIFFERENT EVERYWHERE

 

 

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High speed rail encompasses a complex reality involving many technical aspects such as infrastructure, rolling stock and operations.
High speed systems depend on how all their components are designed and interact. The final system obtained (in terms of cost and performances) can be very different from one country to another depending on, among other things, commercial approach, operation criteria and cost management.

PRINCIPLE

HIGH SPEED RAIL MEANS CAPACITY

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So far manufacture and maintenance of rolling stock were often activities handled by separate actors.

High speed systems depend on how all their components are designed and interact. The final system obtained (in terms of cost and performances) can be very different from one country to another depending on, among other things, commercial approach, operation criteria and cost management.