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/n/ abominations

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Post pictures of absolutely grim transportation infrastructure
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>Spoiler alert

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who /airship/ here?

>I think a modern Zeppelin could be built for less than ten million dollars.
>A small fleet could operate daily flights on a route such as Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Istanbul, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seattle.
>Others could offer specialty tours over the poles or to remote islands, much as cruise ships do today.

https://caseyhandmer.wordpress.com/2020/05/20/a-quick-note-on-airships/


>Actually, hydrogen filled airships were extremely difficult to set alight. Just ask the Brits in WWI.
>The RAF could easily hit the German airships with gun fire, but couldn’t get them to ignite until they developed special phosphorus filled ammunition.
>They used sustained machine gun fire to rip a section of the gas bags to get the hydrogen to mix with air at their surfaces.
>Then, the small number of phosphorus burning bullets could ignite this hydrogen air mix.
>Even then, the RAF brought down very few of them.
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/BQG/ - Bike Question General

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Here in jap land

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Here in jap land you will not find anything used that fit you if you're over 175cm.
Even if you find it, it will be expensive as shit.
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Zeebrugge disaster

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who was in the wrong here?

>passengers drive onto ship through back door
>captain takes off before closing door
>ship sinks in port, kills 180

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so I recently traveled with a so called RoPax-ferry like the estonia or sewol and was wondering if this conept is safe?
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>mfw Texas is getting the first high speed rail project in the country
>construction contract already signed for $16 billion
>100% private, not going for state or government gibs
>land completely bought, just waiting on permits from the federal government trying to cuck it at every step
>physical groundbreaking beginning this year, will be completed in 2023/24
If anything, comparing Texas Central Railway to California's fully government-run high speed rail project that still doesn't own all the land along its proposed route and has been in construction hell for 2 decades shows that private infrastructure is the only way America can build high speed rail.

There's gonna be 3 stations - in Dallas, Houston, and a central one near College Station that's probably gonna allow a new line later into Austin and San Antonio. This is just the start, once this route proves its profitability (which it obviously will on one of the shittiest highway commutes in the country) you'll see private HSR zooming ahead leaving Commiefornia in the dust.
https://youtu.be/gVASwXudabw

/n/'s thoughts?
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A perplexing system for me is Cleveland's metro. It was built in a time in which Cleveland was a relevant and somewhat okay city to live in; but due to a mix of deindustrialization, people moving to the west and south as air conditioning made those places habitable, and economic focus being shifted away from the Midwest in general Cleveland's population shrunk by around 75% and this metro is barely ridden. It operates for the few thousand people a day who use it, and it goes to the airport so it's somewhat good to have. Thing is this was probably a very reasonable addition to a once typical large city, but Cleveland simply isn't that anymore so it's kind of useless. Like imagine if every random city with 300k people had an extensive internal rail network.
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