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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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Rockfest, the third dam of Bullet Train, was purchased in 1983.
Pawar's statement comes after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president Raj Thackeray, during a conversation with Pawar, asked whether the proposed bullet train was intended to break off Mumbai from Maharashtra.
The SBMA chairman added that the bullet train is eyed to run from Subic to Clark and vice versa spanning 60 kilometers.
Widodo also approved a light rail project in Bandung and reports said the contract will go to the same Indonesia-China group building the bullet train, according to Nikkei.
At 300 kms per hour, it will take a bullet train two hours to cover the distance.
dollars and technical assistance on easy terms for the bullet train project.
A deal with India would be the second successful case of Japan exporting its bullet train technology to a foreign market, following a deal with Taiwan in 2007, Japanese officials said.
This amount is enough to build just one kilometer of bullet train track
No casualties were reported but the blaze at commercial buildings, next to railway tracks near the station, forced the suspension of all bullet trains departing from the capital to the western commercial hubs of Nagoya and Osaka, a key section of the nationwide network, according to Central Japan Railway Company.
Bullet Train may not be the most high-profile horse to enter stud in Kentucky this season but his presence has certainly sparked plenty of discussion, especially as he is priced at a fraction of the PS125,000 that Frankel will command at Banstead Manor Stud in Newmarket next season.
The crash, with delays on a new Beijing-Shanghai line blamed on equipment failures, embarrassed the communist government and fuelled public anger at a bullet train network that critics say is dangerous and too costly.
BEIJING, July 25, 2011 (Frontier Star): A bullet train crashed into another high-speed train that had stalled after being struck by lightning in eastern China, causing four carriages to fall off a viaduct and killing at least 35 people and injuring 191 others, state media and an official said on Sunday.