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Question 1: The trains were the last to be assembled at Alstom's Washwood Heath plant, in ________, before its closure in 2005.

Question 2: Another development in 2004 was the clearing of the units for the North Wales Coast Line from Crewe to ________.

Question 3: In contrast to other FIAT tilting trains which use ________ tilting actuators, the electromechanical systems offers lower maintenance cost and higher efficiency.
Islamic Golden AgeHydraulicsAl-JazariMuslim Agricultural Revolution

Question 4: Each seating row has a dot-matrix ________ display to indicate the reservation status of each seat; this was intended to replace the conventional printed labels which were manually inserted by the train crew.
Organic LEDLCD televisionTFT LCDLiquid crystal display

Question 5: They are electric multiple units using ________'s tilting train pendolino technology and built by Fiat Ferroviaria.
Fiat AutomobilesSTMicroelectronicsFiatZastava

Question 6: The old fleet consisted of British Rail Class 86, 87 and 90 ________, which operated in push-pull mode with Mk.2 and Mk.3 coaching stock.
Overhead linesThird railElectric locomotiveRailway electrification system

Question 7: (After Virgins loss of the crosscountry franchise, it introduced its remaining ________ "super voyagers" onto the coast line ending the practise of hauling the units from Crewe.
British Rail Class 175British Rail Class 158British Rail Class 220British Rail Class 221

Question 8: In 1997, when ________ won the InterCity West Coast franchise, they made the decision to replace the train fleet they inherited with new trains.
South West TrainsEast Midlands TrainsVirgin TrainsIsland Line Trains

Question 9: Virgin placed an order with ________/Fiat for the construction of new tilting trains.
GDF SuezFrance TélécomAlstomBNP Paribas

Question 10: By January 2005, only eight locomotives remained, for use on peak London Euston-________ services.
Birmingham International railway stationBirmingham Moor Street railway stationBirmingham New Street railway stationBirmingham Snow Hill station


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