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high-speed train click to hear : high-speed train

High-speed passenger train (between 220 and 300 km/h) powered by electricity, with a power car at each end and a limited number of cars in between.
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suspension truck pilot position light headlight power car driver’s cab headlight catenary motor truck equipment compartment baggage compartment passenger car pantograph coupling guide device

suspension truck click to hear : suspension truck

Three-axled truck with brakes and shock absorbers.

pilot click to hear : pilot

Steel bar attached to the frame that pushes aside debris from the track.

position light click to hear : position light

Lamp signaling the presence of the power car while at rest.

headlight click to hear : headlight

Lamp illuminating the sides of the track.

power car click to hear : power car

Vehicle with an electric motor and braking system for pulling one or more cars.

driver’s cab click to hear : driver’s cab

Compartment in the power car containing controls used by the engineer and providing a view of the track ahead.

headlight click to hear : headlight

Lamp illuminating the track ahead.

catenary click to hear : catenary

One or more overhead wires supplying electricity to the power car.

motor truck click to hear : motor truck

Two-axled truck with traction motors propelling the power car.

equipment compartment click to hear : equipment compartment

Compartments for various electrical equipment.

baggage compartment click to hear : baggage compartment

Space at the entrance of the car for stowing large pieces of luggage.

passenger car click to hear : passenger car

Part of the car with rows of numbered seats.

pantograph click to hear : pantograph

Articulating mechanism on the roof of the power car that collects electricity from an overhead catenary.

coupling guide device click to hear : coupling guide device

Assembly on the nosepiece of the power car for coupling it with another train.