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  Railway Technology - Germany InterCity Express High Speed Rail Network operated by Deutsche Bahn
Although Deutsche Bundesbahn raised speeds and passenger standards with Class 103 hauled InterCity services from 1971, even with extensive track upgrading, 200km/h (124mph) would be the ceiling for reducing journey times.
A combination of ICE stock on NBS or the Ausbaustrecke (ABS) upgraded lines as well as on conventional track, ICE was an established format before German unification in 1990.
Thereafter plans were re-configured to take account of the resultant political, economic and social changes, with the merged Deutsche Bundesbahn and Deutsche Reichsbahn becoming Deutsche Bahn (DB) in 1994.
www.railway-technology.com /projects/germany   (1485 words)

  InterCity (British Rail) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
InterCity (or, in the earliest days, the hyphenated version "Inter-City") was introduced by British Rail as a brand-name for its long-haul passenger railway services.
The sector responsible for long-distance express trains assumed the brand-name "InterCity", although many services that were previously designated such were assigned to other sectors (eg, London to King's Lynn services were transferred from InterCity to the commuter sector Network SouthEast).
InterCity branding was on upper grey body, with white numbers carried on the upper (grey) cabside.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/InterCity_(British_Rail)   (390 words)

 ABOUT COMPANY / General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Intercity Travel is a part of the KMP holding, which is one of the biggest Russian tour operators.
Intercity also arranges accommodation at the hotels in all regional centers of Ukraine for individual tourists and groups.
Intercity Travel is conveniently located at the hotel ‘President-hotel Kievskiy’ in the downtown of Ukraine.
www.intercity.com.ua /en/index.php?id=99   (886 words)

 GAO-03-712T, Intercity Passenger Rail: Issues for Consideration in Developing an Intercity Passenger Rail Policy
As we reported last year, intercity passenger rail has the potential to provide broad public benefits, such as stemming increases in highway and air congestion, reducing automobile pollution, and reducing fuel consumption and energy dependency.[Footnote 16] We pointed out, however, that some of these benefits might be difficult to obtain.
The potential for intercity passenger rail to reduce air congestion is also greater where there is little, or no, room for additional runways and where there is limited competition between airlines resulting in relatively high air fares.
The specific markets where intercity passenger rail has the most potential to generate public benefits by reducing highway congestion are regions where the highway systems are consistently operating beyond capacity and are characterized by slow moving traffic.
www.gao.gov /htext/d03712t.html   (7927 words)

Intercity bus in the same year, although it is way down from its all-time high, still served 4,274 communities.
Chairman, for section 18(I) to benefit the intercity bus operations in New York state, we truly believe it has just started to function in the manner in which it was originally intended and, therefore, it is imperative that it be renewed in the reauthorization.
Intercity bu s service is by far the most energy efficient mode of transportation; with an average ticket price of $33, intercity bus service is by far the most affordable form of intercity public transportation; and, as cited earlier, in thousands of communities, it is the only form of intercity public transportation.
banking.senate.gov /97_07hrg/072297/witness/brnardi.htm   (1404 words)

 Federal Transit Administration - Table of Contents Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In some instances, certain intercity bus providers may be unwilling or unable to accept the terms and conditions the state applies to subrecipients and may prefer to maintain a contractual relationship, in order to isolate the remainder of their operations from Federal requirements related to a grant.
The Federal share for intercity projects is the same as for the Section 5311 program as a whole: 50 percent of the net cost for operations and 80 percent of the net cost for capital projects and project administration.
In the absence of a certification from the Governor that intercity needs are adequately met, fifteen percent of the state's annual apportionment must be obligated for intercity bus transportation within the period of availability (three years).
www.fta.dot.gov /legal/guidance/circulars/9000/940_1194_ENG_HTML.htm   (2117 words)

 Information Station   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Intercity service is not limited by the size of the vehicle used or by the identity of the carrier.
Currently, intercity bus companies may claim a refund of all excise taxes on gasoline and tires, and may claim a refund of all but 3.1 cents per gallon of the federal taxes on diesel or other fuels.
States are to assess their intercity bus transportation needs and adopt a program which will support a network of intrastate services and provide connections with the existing national network of intercity bus transportation services.
www.ctaa.org /ntrc/rtap/pubs/ta/intrcity.asp   (3263 words)

 CONEG - Intercity Passenger Rail, October 1, 2001
For example, using intercity passenger rail for shorter trips in the Northeast helps manage congestion at some of the nation's busiest airports by allowing scarce airport slots to be used for more efficient, longer distance flights.
Intercity passenger rail corridors, with their need for coordinated planning and investment strategies, require predictable, long term federal financing tools which recognize the specific skills, experiences, and institutions of the funding partners.
The model of incremental investment in intercity passenger rail by state, federal and private partnerships is being repeated across the nation.
www.coneg.org /reports/corr/tr011001.htm   (809 words)

 Bus Travel New Zealand Coach Transport Bus Passes InterCity Coachlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
InterCity and Newmans services are unable to store and/or carry motorised wheelchairs or motorised mobility scooters on any of their services.
InterCity Group will carry unaccompanied minors on InterCity and Newmans Coach Lines services provided that an unaccompanied minor form has been completed fully, has been signed by at least one legal guardian, a copy held by InterCity Group and a copy held by the unaccompanied minor.
InterCity Group products are sold subject to the conditions of the Carriage of Goods Act 1979, the terms and conditions published by the carrier and conditions printed on the ticket.
www.www.intercitycoach.co.nz /info.asp   (973 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Intercity 125 nears the end of the line
But the Intercity 125 is approaching the end of its life and a rail executive has called for urgent work on a replacement.
Built in 1972 and introduced to passenger service four years later, the Intercity 125 has been the workhorse of the national network for a generation, and is still used by GNER, First Great Western and Midland Mainline.
The SRA has yet to set out a timetable and has left plans for a replacement out of its new franchise on the east coast mainline, which is due to begin next year.
www.guardian.co.uk /uk_news/story/0,3604,1329793,00.html   (867 words)

 Intercity Rail Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Over 17,000 intercity travelers were surveyed to determine existing trip patterns and purposes, and to quantify the values of time, speed, convenience and other factors that could attract travelers to rail service.
By the year 2020 total intercity travel in the region is expected to increase by 60%; however faster growth in population and the economy in and around Atlanta means that travel between Atlanta and points within 150 miles will nearly double in that time.
One of the most significant findings was that intercity travellers would be willing to use intercity rail service in significant numbers only if it were as fast or faster than the automobile, implying a trip of average speed of 70-75 mph or higher.
www.dot.state.ga.us /dot/plan-prog/intermodal/rail/reports/rpt/intercityrail.shtml   (2003 words)

 Slow Travel Italy - Trains, types of service, eurostar, intercity, eurocity, regional, direct, espresso
Intercity and IntercityPlus trains are quite comfortable and fast, traveling between all major and important Italian towns and cities.
On the Intercity trains second class is decently comfortable, but first class is a lot more comfortable, so, if comfort is an issue for you, consider going first class.
Intercity trains have large, two level, overhead racks for your suitcases, but no extra space behind the seats or near the doors in second class.
www.slowtrav.com /italy/trains/service.htm   (1428 words)

 Intercity Bridge - Historic Significance
The Intercity Bridge, spanning the Mississippi River to join the cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, is historically significant as one of the largest reinforced concrete bridges ever built in Minnesota and is a significant engineering accomplishment.
The bridge is an excellent example of the monumental urban, continuous-rib-arch, reinforced-concrete bridges constructed to span the high and scenic Mississippi River bluffs during the early automobile age in the Twin Cities.
The role of the Intercity Bridge in the development of the Highland Park neighborhood at its eastern terminus is an unusual one.
www.mnhs.org /places/nationalregister/bridges/nrraib/sign.html   (860 words)

 Intercity Transit gets state's top environmental award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
OLYMPIA - Intercity Transit, which serves several cities and parts of unincorporated Thurston County, will receive the state's top environmental award today for pioneering the use of biodiesel in its entire fleet of buses.
She said, "Intercity Transit has shown that using alternative fuels is very doable, and many citizens will enjoy better health because of it."
Biodiesel is a cleaner-burning form of diesel that is made from vegetable oils from plants and recycled restaurant grease.
www.ecy.wa.gov /news/2003news/2003-223.html   (425 words)

 Ofcom Website | Complaint against Intercity Mobile Communications about number portability
Ofcom’s investigation considered whether Intercity’s standard terms under which it provides number portability, by requiring subscribers to pay an up-front charge prior to the issuing of a Porting Authorisation Code (“PAC”), are in compliance with Intercity’s obligations under General Condition 18.
Subscribers of Intercity, who have served their minimum contractual term, will no longer be faced with up-front charges before they are issued with a PAC.
The customer of Intercity was told that before Intercity would enable the transfer (by issuing the porting authorisation code ("PAC")) the customer must first pay up-front charges, including estimated call charges for calls likely to be made during the porting process.
wwww.radioauthority.org.uk /bulletins/comp_bull_index/comp_bull_ccases/closed_all/cw_837   (428 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Intercity 225: Fastest in the fleet
Intercity 225: Decade of service in the UK The Intercity 225 which operates on the East Coast Mainline is the fastest domestic passenger train in the UK.
Following the scrapping of the APT, the General Electric Metro-Cammell Intercity 225, capable of a maximum speed of 140mph, emerged as the successor to the Intercity 125.
Intercity 225 uses a standard innovation in train design which dealt with an age-old problem that slowed train travel before the advent of the intercity model of transport.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/uk/newsid_976000/976815.stm   (472 words)

 PKP Intercity Is Getting Better
Poland's intercity passenger operator managed to decrease its operational loss to 1.5 million PLN.
According to company's financial plan, which was prepared in the end of 2004, this year PKP Intercity will end the year with a loss of over 20 million PLN.
PKP Intercity also plans to start its own ticket machines on train stations as well as separated lounges for its passengers, like those served by airlines.
www.railway-market.pl /news05/0508_004.htm   (237 words)

 Wayne Corp. being acquired by Intercity: 11/12/00
Intercity Alarms, an independent security systems company based in South Yarmouth, has closed on a deal to acquire Wayne Corp. of Fairhaven.
Nichols said he plans to stay on with Intercity Alarms on a full-time basis to assist in the transition.
Intercity Alarms, a Davenport company founded in 1970, carries a full line of alarm systems ranging from traditional fire and burglar alarms to access control and closed circuit television.
www.s-t.com /daily/11-00/11-12-00/d03bu119.htm   (476 words)

 Disaster recovery: Critical part of the business plan for InterCity
Although the events of 9/11 are often cited these days as a driver for businesses to implement a disaster recovery plan, the fact is a power outage or even a leaking tap can put systems out of action for weeks at a time - a scenario that could spell disaster for many businesses.
At InterCity group, IT manager Neil Green says that like many businesses, 9/11 brought the issue of disaster recovery into stark focus for his company.
The first step was to transfer the disaster recovery server to a remote location where it would be safe in the event of a major disaster.
www.istart.co.nz /index/HM20/PC0/PVC197/EX2109/CS24996   (667 words)

 BTS | Scheduled Intercity Transportation and the U.S. Rural Population - Poster
Intercity bus service reaches 89 percent (73 million) of the rural population and is the sole mode for 13 million people.
Scheduled intercity passenger rail service reaches 42 percent (35 million) and is the sole mode for nearly 350,000 people.
A series of maps showing the locations of intercity transportation facilities across the United States by mode accompanies this study.
www.bts.gov /publications/scheduled_intercity_transportation_and_the_us_rural_population/poster   (403 words)

 Federal Transit Administration - 1999 Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In this case, the intercity portion could be leased to an intercity carrier or carriers without any rental payment.
When a part of an intermodal terminal developed with FTA assistance is used for intercity bus service, intercity operations are treated as an incidental use, and the intercity operator must pay rent to the grantee.
However, fair- market rents should be consistent with amounts normally paid by intercity carriers for terminal space, and thus should be reasonable, given alternative locations for intercity terminals.
www.fta.dot.gov /legal/guidance/dear_colleague/1999/211_601_ENG_HTML.htm   (713 words)

 Intercity Accommodation ~ Our Terms and Conditions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Intercity Accommodation is open 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday.
If you decide to appoint Intercity Accommodation we will market the property as soon as our management agreement has been signed and keys are received.
You can change your mind about letting your property at any time with written notice providing that your property is empty and no tenancy has been agreed on your behalf with a prospective tenant.
www.intercity-accommodation.co.uk /pages/terms_and_conditions.htm   (4155 words)

 CRS Report: 96-22 - Amtrak and Energy Conservation in Intercity Passenger Transportation - NLE
The fuel intensity of alternative modes of intercity passenger travel is contained in table 1.(3) As can be seen from the numbers there, intercity buses use less than 40% of the energy of Amtrak (measured in Btu(4)) per passenger-mile.
This report does not address air pollution or potential environmental hazards resulting from energy conservation in intercity passenger transportation because the links among fuel consumption, air pollution, and potential environmental hazards are different for various fuels.
Similarly, an increase in congestion could occur if Amtrak passengers were to travel by intercity bus, but the far greater energy efficiency of intercity buses compared to Amtrak suggests that the increased fuel consumption resulting from increased congestion could be more than offset by the higher fuel efficiency of buses.
www.ncseonline.org /NLE/CRSreports/energy/eng-11.cfm?&CFID=139268&CFTOKEN=24106885   (1101 words)

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The bill would require the department, or its successor in interest, as specified, to encourage Amtrak and motor carriers of passengers to combine or package their respective services, as specified, and to coordinate schedules, routes, rates, reservations, and ticketing to provide for enhanced intermodal surface transportation.
(a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) Intercity passenger bus service provided by intercity bus companies on a regular route basis is the only public mass transportation service in the state to provide surface transportation without public subsidy.
{- (4) The annual consultation required by subdivision (b) has taken place and the intercity bus companies consulted are not able to provide the desired feeder service under terms and conditions beneficial to the state's interest in intercity passenger rail and intercity passenger bus service.
www.sen.ca.gov /leginfo/BILL-6-DEC-1998/CURRENT/SB/FROM0800/SB0804/T990414.TXT   (624 words)

 TxDOT Public Transportation Division - Intercity Bus Program Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
All urban areas in Texas have intercity bus service (ICB), and many points are served in more remote areas.
"Intercity service" is regularly scheduled bus service for the general public operating with limited stops over fixed routes connecting two or more urban areas not in close proximity, which has the capacity for transporting baggage carried by passengers, and which makes meaningful connections with other scheduled intercity bus service to more distant points.
Funding for intercity bus service comes from a 15% set aside of the rural (5311) program.
www.dot.state.tx.us /PTN/geninfo.htm?pg=icbview   (135 words)

 InterCity Oz - Web Design / Development
InterCity Oz, Inc. is a web design / hosting company with offices in Lubbock, Texas and Panama City, Florida.
Our Web development and design services provide the means to plan, build, deploy and maintain the functionality and marketing goals of your web project.
InterCity Oz designs appealing, smart web sites which attract viewers and effectively convey your message so that you get results.
interoz.com /intercityoz/index.php   (243 words)

"Intercity" rail service refers to train routes that are longer and usually less frequent than everyday commute trips.
Examples of intercity rail services are the "San Joaquin" route linking the Bay Area with Stockton and Bakersfield, and the "Capitol" route linking the Bay Area with the Sacramento area.
The Ad Hoc Intercity Rail Advisory Committee’s mission is to review and advise the Board of Supervisors on all plans, programs, policies and/or pending actions affecting the provision of intercity passenger rail service in Contra Costa County.
www.co.contra-costa.ca.us /depart/cd/transportation/committee/airac   (198 words)

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