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'Allo, 'Allo.... Tunnels are too Low !

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'Allo, 'Allo.... Tunnels are too Low !

French trains too tall for Italian tunnels:
National operator faces ridicule after ordering multi-million-pound fleet that cannot operate its cross-Europe routes
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3150497/French-trains-tall-Italian-tunnels-SNCF-faces-ridicu...

Now listen very carefully, I shall say this only once
Pity they cannot let some air out of Tyres !
Someone made a BIG Booby !
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Re: 'Allo, 'Allo.... Tunnels are too Low !

How on earth can the French buy trains for cross border use without involving the rail operators of those countries involved?  Shocked
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Re: 'Allo, 'Allo.... Tunnels are too Low !

Per aps, zey order zem in ze metric and got supply for zem in ze eenlish  Cheesy Cheesy
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Re: 'Allo, 'Allo.... Tunnels are too Low !

Whad a mistaka to maka!  Cheesy
Geoff,
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Re: 'Allo, 'Allo.... Tunnels are too Low !

The solution is to keep your head down when approaching the tunnel.
No doubt those people who made the decision will be keeping their heads down, at one time they would have lost them !
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Re: 'Allo, 'Allo.... Tunnels are too Low !

No doubt they'll start striking over their own stupidity next  Cheesy
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