Power

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torrens_Island_Power_Station

Although Hot Rails will not specify any power infrastructure, we will include some cost estimates of it here all the same. AECOM13 AECOM13’s estimates are detailed in the table below; the total cost of $5.2 billion comes to an average of $2.975m/km. Von Brown study Von Brown’s 2011 study broadly…

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Signalling and Control

http://anomonny.deviantart.com/art/High-Speed-Train-343343903

Signalling and Control includes the systems set up to ensure safe operation of multiple trains, track switching, scheduling, and related systems. Some estimates also include “communications”, with expenses such as wi-fi basestations that allow on-board internet connectivity. AECOM13 calculates signalling on a unit basis, rather than a per-km basis, which…

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