A new Chinese train innovation - How to get on/off the bullet train without stopping.
No time is wasted. The bullet train is moving all the time. If there are 30 stations between Beijing and Guangzhou, just stopping and accelerating again at each station will waste both energy and time.
A mere 5 min stop per station (elderly passengers cannot be hurried) will result in a total loss of 5 min x 30 stations or 2.5 hours of train journeytime!
The Chinese are innovative enough to come up with a non-stopping train concept. When the train arrives at a station, it will not stop at all.
The passenger at a station embarked onto to a connector cabin way before the train even arrive at the station. When the train arrives, it will not stop at all. The Train just slows down to pick up the connector cabin which will move with the train on the roof of the train.
While the train is still traveling away from the station, those passengers will board the train from the connector cabin mounted on the train's roof.
After fully unloading all its passengers, the cabin connector cabin will be moved to the back of the train so that the next batch of outgoing passengerswho want to alight at the next station will board the connector cabin at the rear of the train roof.
When the train arrives at the next station, it will simply drop the whole connector cabin at the station itself and leave it behind at the station. The outgoing passengers can take their own time to disembark at the station while the train had already left. At the same time, the train will pick up the incoming embarking passengers on another connector cabin in the front part of the train's roof. So the train will always drop one connector cabin at the rear of its roof and pick up a new connector cabin in the front part of the train's roof at each station.
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Commissioner McVoy says:
“I just wanted to say I went last Friday night [2/7/14] to the, can't remember the name of it, but one of the many activities at the Artist Lofts downtown. And I have to say I'm very impressed with how the Artist Lofts have worked out. […] It really is pretty remarkable that you can actually create kind of little artist colony and seems to be a lot of energy with it, a lot of creativity, and I think it's quite an asset to our city. So kudos to all those involved in helping to make it happen.”
City of Lake Worth Commission meeting, 2/11/14
Minute mark on video: 12:30-13:18
Commissioner McVoy says:
"They haven't been saying lower my rates, they've been saying lower my bills."
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