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Thank you very much; very informative!

I suppose the one good thing about all this--from the U.S. viewpoint--is that there appears to be a "last mover" advantage. Given that we have no high speed rail at all, and are building it from scratch, complications like this can be handled more easily..

by asdf on Mon Oct 1st, 2012 at 07:57:29 PM EST
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Since US systems are to be connected to the existing conventional network, too, existing loading gauges should be the determining factor, again. However, those are closer in width to the Shinkansen and Chinese loading gauges, so an E5-Series-ish look is possible.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Tue Oct 2nd, 2012 at 05:54:10 AM EST
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