aerotrain


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aerotrain

(ˈɛərəʊˌtreɪn)
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(Mechanical Engineering) a high-speed train driven by a fan jet engine
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Malaysia Airports said the team manning facilities at both KLIA and klia2 terminals had been put on high alert to ensure that traffic management, car park availability, washroom cleanliness and Aerotrain operations among others are well managed during the peak travel period.
But the monorail track - and the experimental aerotrain on it that once reached 262mph - was abandoned in 1974 and the French got on with speeding up conventional trains instead.
THE Council has made the following decisions: Conditional permission: Aerotrain, outline application of residential |development and demolition of existing outbuilding, Tam House, 49 Brow Road, Paddock.
said it has received a renewal and extension of its original operations and maintenance contract with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) for the AeroTrain Automated People Mover (APM) system at Washington Dulles International Airport.
(MHI) based in Miami, Florida, has concluded an agreement with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) renewing and extending Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services for the AeroTrain Automated People Mover (APM) delivered to the Washington Dulles International Airport in December 2009.
One may mention the case of the aerotrain, an aborted line which in the direction of Orleans long loomed as contemporary industrial waste in the Ile de France landscape.
Finally, Raphael Zarka's La Draisine (Gang Car), 2009, revives a similarly futurist technology from the past: The Aerotrain design developed in the 1960s by French engineer Jean Bertin, a fantastical yet apparently functional hovercraft locomotive, is re-created by the Paris-based artist as a hybrid of two motorcycles designed to function on a monorail system.
Washington Dulles unveils plans for AeroTrain. A new $1.3 billion AeroTrain system at Washington Dulles International Airport will connect the main terminal to airfield concourses starting in 2009.
During tests, the Aerotrain, a government-backed maglev linear motor train project being conducted at the Tohoku University Institute of Fluid Science in Sendai, lifted off using the WIG effect after reaching speeds of 50kph.
Another issue that commonly occurs at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Loke said, included the aerotrain service breaking down occasionally.