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Transcript of RAIL TRANSPORT
the movement of passengers and goods using wheeled vehicles, made to run on railway tracks
Passenger rail transport
( cargo that is transported unpackaged in large quantities)
helps international trade and economic growth
Length of rail network in particular countries (in km)
lower frequency (usually scheduled)
and higher frequency (especially during peak hours)
high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas
trains operate in tunnels or elevated railways separated from other traffic
New York Subway
biggest (422 stations)
busiest (6 307 390 people per day)
The Ghan Route and Indian-Pacific railway
THE GHAN (Darwin - Adelaide)
Moscow - Vladivostok, 9288 km, 12 day journey
Rail speed limit = max. 80 km/h
Train is called The Golden Eagle Express
the journey takes 54 hours to travel the 2,979 km
4,352 km (Perth - Sydney)
of straight track
the world's highest railway (5,072 m)
Tanggula railway station at 5,068 m (the world's highest railway station)
Fenghuoshan tunnel is the highest rail tunnel in the world at 4,905 m
It is one of the most luxurious train journeys in the world (low speed limits cca 50 km/h)
Cape Town - Pretoria
many exclusive journeys trough whole Europe
sometimes, during summer, it can be seen in Slovakia (also in Čadca), journey: Venice - Prague
min. rail speed limit 241.4 km/h (150 mph)
Rail freight transport
Thank you for your attention!
...and be safe around trains :)
TGV La Poste
fastest freight train - 270 km/h
french freight trains use HS lines at night, Vmax = 200 km/h