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Is there any reason why "inner-flange" style trains are almost universal?

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Why are both conductors in a High Voltage Direct Curent powerline isolated from ground?

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1 answer
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Can a Foucault's current brake be used on the rails themselves to brake trains?

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How do trolleybus switches work?

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Is there a particular reason the Moléson funicular is built as a giant bridge?

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Why are trams always electrified with DC, while trains can be electrified either with AC or DC?

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1 answer
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Is there any more convincing exemple of the Braess Paraxod than the diamond-shaped network?

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What determines the maximum possible slope of rail transportation (without rack)?

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What are the factors that made narrow-gauge railways cheaper in the early 1900s, and are they still applicable today?