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That's what I thought as well. But does this have anything to do with who makes them? Is there some reason why you can't run a longer train with Siemens cars, or are they confusing two issues?

Of course, there's also the additional problem of what happens if a door comes off a German train in the tunnel...

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Fri Oct 15th, 2010 at 05:00:04 AM EST
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I agree; I don't think it is a matter of exactly who makes them, just that they are to be made to a certain specification and only one maker is doing it that way. The confusion is at the reporter's end.

Never underestimate their intelligence, always underestimate their knowledge.

Frank Delaney ~ Ireland

by siegestate (siegestate or beyondwarispeace.com) on Fri Oct 15th, 2010 at 05:11:52 AM EST
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