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Pendolino

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This is the cab of Pendolino at the Joensuu station.

Wiki:

Pendolino (from Italian Pendolo ['pɛndolo] "Pendulum" and -ino, a diminutive suffix) is an Italian family of tilting trains used in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Slovenia, Finland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, China and shortly in Romania, Ukraine and Russian Federation. It was developed and manufactured by Fiat Ferroviaria, which was taken over by Alstom in 2002.
The idea of a tilting train became popular in the 1960s and 1970s when various rail operators, impressed by the high-speed rail services being put into place in France and Japan, wondered how they could similarly speed up travel without building a dedicated parallel rail network (as those two countries were doing). By tilting, the train could round curves designed for slower trains at higher speeds without causing undue discomfort to passengers.

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Bilder in der Nähe von Joensuu

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A: Historic train

von Rami Saarikorpi, 100 Meter entfernt

Historic train

B: River

von Rami Saarikorpi, 210 Meter entfernt

River

C: Riverside At Night

von Rami Saarikorpi, 240 Meter entfernt

Näkymää Pielisjoelle Hotelli Kimmelin rannasta, vanhan viljamakasiinin takaa. 28.04.2009 kello: 23.00...

Riverside At Night

D: Joensuu riverside

von Henri Partanen, 240 Meter entfernt

Joensuu near train station.

Joensuu riverside

E: Kokoushuone

von Rami Saarikorpi, 280 Meter entfernt

Kokoushuone

F: Riverpielinen

von Rami Saarikorpi, 280 Meter entfernt

Riverpielinen

G: Keittio

von Rami Saarikorpi, 290 Meter entfernt

Keittio

H: Hardcore Superstar

von Rami Saarikorpi, 290 Meter entfernt

WIKI: Hardcore Superstar is a hard rock band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was formed in 1997 and...

Hardcore Superstar

I: Sali

von Rami Saarikorpi, 290 Meter entfernt

Sali

J: Kellari

von Rami Saarikorpi, 300 Meter entfernt

Kellari

Das Panorama wurde in Joensuu, Finland aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von Finland

Finland is the jam. It came from an exploding egg, the egg of a water bird, the top half of which you can still see in the shape of the starry canopy that hangs over the earth.

Finland is the most sparsely-populated country in the EU with only 5 million people. It's also been ranked the second most stable country in the world, after Norway.

Historically, Finland has been a part of Sweden and later, Russia. It was an autonomous Grand Duchy during the Russian Empire's reign and lasted as such until their declaration of independence in 1917. Subsequently Finland survived a civil war and wars against both Russia and Nazi Germany to eventually settle down as an EU member circa 1955.

Finnish language is cool, it's totally unrelated to the whole Latin-root thing. Its closest relative is Hungarian. Linguistic historians estimate that it came from northern central Russia from 3000BC.

If you're in Helsinki, the museum at Suomenlinna has some interesting bunkers and military wreckage, including a submarine!

Caught on camera! Here's your long-awaited proof. Santa Claus comes from Finland.

Apart from Lappland, the other thing most people are familiar with out of Finland is aquavite. Literally it translates to "water of life" but it may make you feel more like you are dying when it hits your throat.

Text by Steve Smith.

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