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Saturday June 24th 2017

#025: Our first Anniversary – CP takes 2816 through the Spiral Tunnels – New High Speed Rail in China

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TrainTalk is one year old.  We have made 24(25) episodes that over a Quarter Million have watched.  We have put out thousands of train and railway news and event listings and even release iPhone and Android apps.  What will we do next year? – Stay Tuned! (And thanks for helping us break the 250,000 viewer mark!!.

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CP Rail ran a special mixed train of the 2816 Heritage Train and the Royal Canadian Pacific from Calgary to Banff and through the Spiral Tunnels to Field B.C.  We chased it down and got some footage of this classic engine talking on the mountains.

http://www.cprail.org/

 

News This Week…

The biggest news this week is China’s official startup of the new Bejing to Shanghai 300km/hr Bullet Train.  After more than 2 million test miles run in the past 2 months, the line opened for business today, on June 30.

We’ve covered the launch failry extensively through news links.  Here are a few key links.
Beijing-Shanghai railway speed claim faked

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/06/22/financial/f005531D43.DTL
China’s bullet trains carry a cost — and hopes for future prosperity

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2015398832_chinatrains23.html

Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway to open on July 1. http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-06/23/content_12760255.htm

Shanghai prepares for high speed railway

http://www.china.org.cn/video/2011-06/26/content_22861318.htm

Beijing to Shanghai Railway: diary of a 4h 48m journey

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8600775/Beijing-to-Shanghai-Railway-diary-of-a-4h-48m-journey.html

 

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