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#1 Kris

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 20:06

http://www.bbc.co.uk...europe-42246087

 

Hopefully the injuries are not serious. 


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#2 pete_mcfarlane

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 22:38

The carriage seems to have deformed quite badly. Is that an intentional part of the design?



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Posted 06 December 2017 - 03:08

The carriage seems to have deformed quite badly. Is that an intentional part of the design?

In the middle of the passenger saloon? No most definitely not.

 

We do seem to see a lot of deformation on these low floor trains.

 

Does anyone know what class of train it is and who made it?


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#4 TonyA

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 10:18

From photos it appears to be a Bombardier Talent 2 class 443. However, I am no expert on this modern stuff.
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Posted 06 December 2017 - 10:44

National Express run both 3 and 5 car Talent 2 Class 442 EMU's

 

https://nationalexpress.de/fahrzeuge

 

Available in model form from Piko

 

http://www.piko-shop...kel&vw_id=22268

 

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 07:30

In the middle of the passenger saloon? No most definitely not.

 

We do seem to see a lot of deformation on these low floor trains.

Hmm, the photos in that article appear to show it deforming at a drop floor for the doors, possibly design weakness?









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