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Posted By: delboyInteresting to see on page 8 that an electric train emits 50g/passenger/km, while a diesel HST train is 60mg and a diesel Meridian train is around 95mg.
Posted By: delboyWhat is the power load of an 8 carriage electric train?
Posted By: delboyThe other thing was that on page 7 it says that electricity is much cheaper than diesel. Is that really right?
Posted By: Paul in Montrealdid you miss the m from the electric figures?
Posted By: delboyaround 95mg ... This is carbon (rather than CO2
Posted By: delboyNot sure what HST & Meridian are
Posted By: MrTit's impressive speed is down to the electric motors
Posted By: menziesI do not agree that we need to move "people and goods" around.
Posted By: fostertomScrap the railways!
Posted By: SimonHAll you need then is some overhead cables on the motorway networks/trunk roads
Posted By: James Nortonrun off waste oil.
Posted By: James Nortonno good for the whole population (supply etc) but hey solar alone or wind alone will not work either.
Posted By: James NortonPosted By: James Nortonno good for the whole population (supply etc) but hey solar alone or wind alone will not work either....please do try to pay attention...http:///forum114/extensions/Vanillacons/smilies/standard/wink.gif" alt="" title="" >J
Posted By: SteamyTeawhere is the improvement in 20 years?
Posted By: SteamyTeaIC engines have improved vastly in the last 40 years
Posted By: SteamyTeawould need to know the kw and torque figures through the rev range and mass of fuel used to work it out
Posted By: SteamyTeabut there will be a limit
Posted By: SteamyTeaelectric car, not sold on the 'eco' credentials though
Posted By: SteamyTeadump it into car batteries and loose 50% efficiency
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