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Chinese Freight Train On Way To London.

#1 by Sheldonboy , Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:43 pm

How about this for a new import style. Trains direct from China to London.


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RE: Chinese Freight train on way to London.

#2 by astwood , Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:54 pm

I bet the fares are dear[Little LOL]


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#3 by Sheldonboy , Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:10 pm

Quote: astwood wrote in post #2
I bet the fares are dear[Little LOL]

I'm a freight so.


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#4 by astwood , Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:11 pm

Your on form tonight[Little LOL]


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#5 by Slow Jo , Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:13 pm

Let,s hope there,s toilets on the train.


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#6 by Sheldonboy , Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:17 pm

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Let,s hope there,s toilets on the train.

There may be toilet rolls It's a goods train. Nice trip for the drivers, it takes two weeks.


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#7 by Slow Jo , Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:20 pm

I would like to know the route ,and would they be searched at boarder crossings,it could take days.


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#8 by Sheldonboy , Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:40 pm

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I would like to know the route ,and would they be searched at boarder crossings,it could take days.

Don't know the route, presumably they would have customs seals on. Wouldn't be searched at every border I shouldn't think.


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#9 by Slow Jo , Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:41 pm

Would it get under the channel tunnel?.


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#10 by Sheldonboy , Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:43 pm

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Would it get under the channel tunnel?.

It would have to otherwise it could ride on european railways, we built most of em so they are the same gauge as ours.


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#11 by Slow Jo , Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:47 pm

Who repairs it if it break's down on the way?.


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#12 by Sheldonboy , Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:54 pm

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Who repairs it if it break's down on the way?.

The last wagon carries 2000 people to push it.


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#13 by Voltman , Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:40 am

As long as it doesn't carry fireworks.


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#14 by Voltman , Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:52 am

"Because of the different railway gauges involved, a single train cannot travel the whole route and the containers need to be reloaded at various points."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38497997

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/fir...n-a3432061.html


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RE: Chinese Freight train on way to London.

#15 by Sheldonboy , Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:52 pm

Quote: Voltman wrote in post #14
"Because of the different railway gauges involved, a single train cannot travel the whole route and the containers need to be reloaded at various points."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38497997

[URL]http://www.standard.co.uk/news/world
/first-direct-train-service-sets-off-from-china-to-east-london-a3432061.html[/URL]


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