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CW@50 - July 3 1969: Railway research looks to the way ahead

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The driver of British Rail’s high-speed Advanced Passenger Train, which is planned to enter service in about five years’ time, should have a ‘guardian angel’ cab-borne computer, helping him to check track-side signals and his memory of the route.  It will also ensure that optimum speed is maintained throughout a journey.

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