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Title Richard Hammond?s Engineering Connections: Bullet Train - Series 3, Ep 6 of 6
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2010
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Series Richard Hammond?s Engineering Connections ; Series 3, Episode 6
Summary Richard Hammond reveals the surprising inspirations behind some of the design features of Japan's bullet train, the world's first high-speed locomotive. He discovers how techniques used by ancient chariot racers help the train travel faster around bends, finds out how engineers optimised its grip on the track, and learns how the technology behind the electric telegraph system was used to create an earthquake-detection system. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Final) G CC
Event Broadcast 2011-08-27 at 19:30:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject High speed trains -- Design and construction.
High speed trains -- Technological innovations.
Railroad tracks -- Foundations.
Railroad tracks -- Testing.
San'yo Shinkansen.
Structural engineering -- Design.
Japan.
Form Streaming video
Author Hammond, Richard, host