Uses color photographs, diagrams, and maps to illustrate a review of high speed trains, including the Japanese Shinkansen, the French TGV, the InterCity Express, tilting trains, Acela trains, and Maglev trains.These new electric engines produce far less pollution and use less energy than did the older diesel ones. ... Right, top: This is a labeled diagram of a modern bogie design, which provides power to the wheels and thereby moves the train.
|Author||:||David Biello, Alessandro Bartolozzi, Roberto Simoni|
|Publisher||:||The Rosen Publishing Group - 2002-01|