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Some piece of Engineering

#1 by Sheldonboy , Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:12 pm

Don't know if I would want to trust this.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-43779631


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RE: Some piece of Engineering

#2 by mikejee , Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:25 pm

Certainly would not like to be on it if the Isle of wight ferry was anywhere near it


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#3 by Sheldonboy , Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:29 pm

There has been talk of a bridge or ferry to the Isle of Wight


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RE: Some piece of Engineering

#4 by Voltman , Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:15 am

Quote: Sheldonboy wrote in post #1
Don't know if I would want to trust this.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-43779631

Really? What could possibly go wrong? Sixty million people on buses are not going to stress it, are they?

This is the Chinese version of HS2, but, It doesn't destroy their countryside, they don't have to dig up thousands of their dead and it might actually prove useful.


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RE: Some piece of Engineering

#5 by Cleopatra , Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:35 am

Wow - What a piece of engineering!

Let us hope it is maintained correctly?


 
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#6 by Voltman , Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:11 am

It's still only a lot of short bridges built end to end.
Brunel would be sneering at the simplicity.


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