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bullet train:

see railroadrailroad
or railway,
form of transportation most commonly consisting of steel rails, called tracks, on which trains of freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock are drawn by one locomotive or more.
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Bullet Train arrived at Wintergreen two weeks ago and was well received at an open house held in his honour last week.
The state-of-the-art train also features a streamlined nose similar to that of Japan's high-speed bullet trains to reduce wind drag.
The railway minister promised a nationwide safety inspection and also announced further reductions in the top speed of bullet trains following cuts in April.
But the bullet train is the centerpiece in President Barack Obama's national rail plan, and this spring California became the recipient of $2.
There are certainly question marks on his dam''s side over stamina but in what is a particularly open year, there are queries about plenty of his rivals and Bullet Train appears a sound choice at a reasonable price.
Midday gained her first significant success in the Lingfield Oaks Trial and Queally hopes a similar preparation for Bullet Train will reap huge rewards in the premier Classic on Saturday.
Bullet Train (11-4) ran out an emphatic winner of the Group Three totesport.
The bullet train is estimated to cost about $40 billion, a figure that is likely to grow far higher if it ever gets under way.
LaHood spoke admiringly of Spain's bullet trains, which reach speeds of 215 mph.
Twenty-five more bullet trains are to delivered by 2009 for the new Channel Tunnel Rail link from Kent into London.
A 16-car bullet train will have 32 access points, enabling wireless Internet connections at any seat via a personal computer, it said.
Once testing is complete the new bullet train will serve Tokyo from across the country.