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« on: November 26, 2017, 05:26:04 PM »

Electric Trains
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« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2017, 05:38:17 PM »

Evening All
Where will the electric come from.
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« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2018, 06:59:52 PM »

Just watching a program about the TGV(French: Train Grande Vitesse, "high-speed train") The French are building a new TVG to break the world speed record which I think is 320MPH. The New TGV reached 357 MPH. New world record. Set formed of 2 power cars + 3 trailers. Current world record on steel rails. I think we are a bit behind the French.   
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« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2018, 11:38:01 AM »

Hello Townie
It is a fact that the Inter City 150 Swansea to London could not reach that speed on electricity alone thats why its got a
 hybrid engine, Electric and diesel. We do not have enough electricity in the system.
HS2 is going no where very slowly, no power available.  They were told his before work began.
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« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2018, 04:06:10 PM »

Gerald been on Eurostat's few times it's certainly nice to be able to get to Paris or Brussels in about 2 hours.We somehow find the electric for that.Even been up with the driver while it was doing 300 kph.
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« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2018, 04:18:37 PM »

Hello Ed
I take your point. Are they pulling electricity from France or perhaps one more train would
be overload.
Keep posting on here Ed with your good friend Gerald.
We never went to Borstal did we. Walking round with an ID card, tin helmet and gas mask was enough for us.
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« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2018, 05:35:36 PM »

Know what you mean Gerald.Ill keep writing don't worry .Zieg Hiel.
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« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2018, 05:40:46 PM »

Seen in our local paper that we were getting electric from France a few weeks ago.We have over the last 2 years put over 200 windmills in the sea.Wheres this electric going
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« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2018, 05:52:39 PM »

Hello Ed
We make very little electric in Wales now.
We will have to burn some coal again and a large pit is about to restart mining
in Wales.
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« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2018, 07:41:43 PM »

Edifi, we are probably selling our electric to France and buying it back at twice the price!
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« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2018, 10:15:14 PM »

TWMso true underEU rule
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« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2018, 09:55:36 AM »

We are now putting in a cable from Pembrokeshire to Ireland
to share electricity.
What next
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« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2018, 12:45:43 PM »

What are all these of shore windmills supposed to be doing?
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« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2018, 03:41:22 PM »

Getting ready to drive all these new electric cars.Wherewe live they had to stop the windmills the other day because they were producing to much e!ectric and it was o overloading thesystem
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« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2018, 06:21:15 PM »

Edifi, I'm down your way quite often or in Essex. I took a trip to Southend and Shoebryness I was amazed at the amount of windmills just off the coast, masses of them. And I'm moaning about he few on my mountain. I suppose I'll get sued to them.
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