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Video ... The History of Italian High Speed Railways

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Peter Burgess
Original article: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DC3uDTsZtg0
The History of Italian High Speed Railways

17,507 viewsApr 17, 2021

Ruairidh MacVeigh 64.3K subscribers

Ciao! :D

In my continuing series on the history of European high speed railways, we head south to Italy, and look upon how the nation pioneered the use of dedicated high speed lines in Europe, as well as highly successful tilting train technology, but ultimately fell behind its neighbours thanks to widespread corruption within the Italian government.

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References:
  • - Modern Railways Europe (and their respective sources)
  • - TrainWeb (and their respective sources)
  • - International Transport Forum (and their respective sources)
  • - Corruption in public projects and megaprojects: There is an elephant in the room! - International Journal of Project Management (and their respective sources)
  • - Wikipedia (and its respective references)
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