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The class 610 DMUs may operate at 11.8 inches of unbalanced superelevation. The picture shows one of them on the Hof-Nürnberg route. When these trains were introduced In the early 90s, travel time was reduced by 30%, and the increase in ridership was impressive.

© Christian Bartels. This picture is originally found at his own homepage. It can be viewed here in its original context.

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11.8 inches unbalanced superelevation 300 mm unbalanced superelevation 2 m/s2 unbalanced lateral acceleration

Last modified: 2003-10-21