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Velaro D als ICE 3 an DB übergeben- Nachrichten bei Eurailpress
Am zweiten Tag der InnoTrans wurde der DB der erste ICE 3 der neuen Generation (wenn auch noch nicht komplett vollständig) der DB übergeben.On the second day of InnoTrans, the first new-generation ICE 3 was handed over to DB (even if it wasn't yet complete).
Der neue ICE 3, beim Hersteller Siemens Velaro D genannt, ist sparsamer, effizienter und zuverlässiger als sein Vorgänger, der genau vor 12 Jahren auf der InnoTrans/Eurailspeed 1998 erstmals gezeigt wurde... Ab Ende 2011 soll der zwischen Frankfurt und Marseille verkehren.The new ICE 3, named Velaro D at the manufacturer Siemens, has a lower consumption and is more efficient and reliable than its predecessor, which was presented exactly 12 years ago at the InnoTrans/Eurailspeed 1998... From the end of 2011, it shall travel between Frankfurt and Marseille.

Unlike its sisters for Spain and China, the Velaro D is not stronger and faster than the ICE 3. However, it has more up to date electronics, slightly better aerodynamics, and above all a properly designed axle (all ICE 3 axles have to be replaced after one broke).

The Velaro D would travel to Marseille via the new LGV Rhin-Rhône, see The EU's emerging high-speed networkS

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Fri Sep 24th, 2010 at 02:58:44 PM EST
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