Germany's high-speed train ICE 25 years old: High speed train (ICE) 25 years old. The first trips were made by 25 on 29-1991 May 5. Thus, the high-speed train period in Germany started with the trains of German Railways called Inter City Express.
King of Railways
Every German knows ICE (Inter City Express). The ICE brand of German Railways has reached the 100 reputation level. The flagship of the company's high-speed trains. Although ICE contributes to the annual turnover between 8 and 10, the company's reputation is of great benefit.
Introduction of the latest model
ICE 3 (right), which was seen passing by ICE 4, was introduced last December in Berlin. The new 4 will start its test run at the 2016 sonbar and will start to serve regularly after next year. 350 meter-long ICE 4 with 830 seating capacity.
High-speed train services were made between 1957 and 1987 with the Trans Europ Express (TEE) between the European Economic Community (EEC), Austria and Switzerland. Only 1 on these trains. class compartments were available. In the photograph, the legendary TEE train "Rheingold" is seen.
Today at the service of tourism
The luxury train of the 1960s looks like the interior of the TEE tr Rheingold X. This is the club and bar wagon. Today, rail enthusiasts can experience this atmosphere. Because tourism companies organize special touristic trips with TEE trains. For those who want to get a closer look at the splendor of that time O
Diesel-powered trains were strengthened at 1930 during the Deutsche Reichsbahn. Fast rail connections began to compete with cars and aircraft. Dı Flying Trains ”started regular flights at 1933. These trains have significantly reduced intercity travel time. The first high-speed train network became the foundation of today's ICE network.
Ancestor of ICE
The first high-speed train trials in Germany were carried out at 1903. Siemens's 3 electric motor powered motors are available in the test line in Berlin at the 210 km. reached the speed. The development of fast locomotives continued after World War I.
The fastest of the traditional high-speed trains is the French TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse). He's been on the run since 1981. The new model AGV has reached an 2007 speed per hour at 574. The average speed of these trains is typically 320 per hour. TGV technique trains are used in Germany, Belgium, England, Switzerland and Italy.
380 km. from Beijing to Shanghai quickly
No locomotive on Velaro trains. The engines are distributed on the axles of the wagons. The fastest of these is the Harmony CRH 380A. 2010 km per hour on the test drive at 486. reached the speed. The train is 380 km per hour between Beijing and Shanghai today. speeding.
Japan's fast train
Japan had put in place a real high-speed train with Shinkansen before France. The first Shinkansen line, the precursor of these trains, opened the 1964 for the Tokyo Olympics and made regular flights at 210 miles per hour. Today's new model is the maximum 320 km. Serves quickly on a regular basis.
Future vision is 1200 km per hour. speed
The California Hyperloop is developing the concept of a high-speed transport system in electrically-operated passenger capsules, with a speed of one 1225 per hour. Capsules to be carried in specially built air-cushioned tubes.