Latest Tilting trains Stories

2011-08-05 12:03:19

An international team of researchers led by scientists at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that motion sickness on tilting trains can be essentially eliminated by adjusting the timing of when the cars tilt as they enter and leave the curves. They found that when the cars tilt just at the beginning of the curves instead of while they are making the turns, there was no motion sickness. The findings were published online Monday, July 25 in the Federation of American Societies for...

2010-09-16 04:25:00

LONDON/>, September 16, 2010/> /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom and Virgin Trains have unveiled a new look for one of the fifty-two high-speed tilting Pendolino trains serving the West Coast Main Line. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/alstom/44217/ The train, renamed "Alstom Pendolino" by Virgin Trains CEO Tony Collins/> during a ceremony at Euston station, London/>, now displays a specially designed Alstom branding alongside that of...

2010-01-28 08:42:00

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Obama Administration's announcement regarding the award of high-speed rail grants to 13 corridors and spread to benefit across many states, the following can be attributed to Robert Furniss, Vice President for Bombardier Transportation: "While we are reviewing the details of today's announcement, Bombardier Transportation supports the Obama Administration's overall vision to build a network of high-speed rail...

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