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#1 KmH

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 02:35 PM

Go to China.

They have a railroad bridge 102.4 miles long.

 

https://en.wikipedia...an_Grand_Bridge

 

 


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Posted 09 July 2017 - 03:34 PM

I rode the train over the bridge connecting Rameshwarum Island to the mainland in Southern India. One interesting aspect is that one can stand at the open door, and see the sea swirling below the train!

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Posted 09 July 2017 - 04:12 PM

It's practically a Miyazaki movie!

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Posted 10 July 2017 - 09:16 PM

I rode the train over the bridge connecting Rameshwarum Island to the mainland in Southern India. One interesting aspect is that one can stand at the open door, and see the sea swirling below the train!

412780692.jpg

 

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Next time? Pack a tow rope and some skis.


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Posted 13 July 2017 - 11:51 AM

What's the station in the UK that often gets the crazy waves right on the tracks?

 

I would argue (what, me, argue?) that the Chinese bridge is really a viaduct, but who am I?


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Posted 13 July 2017 - 04:21 PM

It's practically a Miyazaki movie!

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I love that scene, the whole movie actually, but I cannot help but think I'm probably missing a lot of the soft nuance and dense symbolism of that ride.

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 09:26 PM

What's the station in the UK that often gets the crazy waves right on the tracks?
 
I would argue (what, me, argue?) that the Chinese bridge is really a viaduct, but who am I?


I think you are referring to an area around Plymouth on the London-penzance line.




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