diesel hsr
Author: Hitachi 800
Date: 10-14-2021 - 13:12

An Observer Wrote:
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> The megawatts required to run say 150 or 180 are
> megawatts that don't exist right now, you'd have
> to divert from somewhere else. And a continuous
> 125 in a diesel hauled train isn't a picnic either
> ie a 125 mph long distance diesel doesn't exist
> and isn't likely too either. You are talking about
> a multi unit set needing 10-12K hp for traction
> plus the head end power.
> All these glorious "what if's and just do this",
> don't. Finish it to run 90-10, diesel hauled to
> get Fresno to Bako and Fresno to Merced on it's
> own ROW and some day in the future figure out how
> to do Bako to LA in true HSR.

???

125mph locomotives and dmu's do exist and run longer routes than LA-SF. The new ROW is designed for over 200 mph so it doesn't matter if diesels run 90 mph or 125 mph.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  PalmdaleDieselRail? a 10-13-2021 - 10:50
  Good article on CAHSR starting diesel first on Merced-Bakersfield Incremental Common Sense 10-13-2021 - 13:45
  Re: Good article on CAHSR starting diesel first on Merced-Bakersfield or maybe 10-13-2021 - 15:26
  Re: Good article on CAHSR starting diesel first on Merced-Bakersfield relentlesscactus 10-13-2021 - 15:52
  Re: PalmdaleDieselRail? a 10-13-2021 - 14:02
  Re: PalmdaleDieselRail? An Observer 10-14-2021 - 10:30
  diesel hsr Hitachi 800 10-14-2021 - 13:12
  Re: PalmdaleDieselRail? Long Distance Charger, dude 10-14-2021 - 13:35
  Re: PalmdaleDieselRail? An Observer 10-14-2021 - 15:18
  Re: PalmdaleDieselRail? Admin jr. 10-14-2021 - 18:58


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