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« on: February 21, 2023, 18:45:59 »

Partly written as a result of President Biden's recent train trip

https://balkaninsight.com/2023/02/21/a-year-of-war-in-ukraine-the-new-railway-age/

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The plans are to build the new high-speed link on the existing Warsaw-Lviv-Kyiv route, adapting it to the European gauge width of 1435 mm in order to carry trains moving at speeds of up to 250 kilometres per hour.
although I don't think it will be in time to materially affect the current conflict.

And the Presidential train
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