# How long does it take for a train to stop?

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At any given speed, about 4 times as long as a truck or bus. The limit is the coefficient of friction...

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How long does it take to stop a train?

To be specific, how long (distance and time) does it take to bring a fast train such as an Amtrak Metroliner or Acela to a safe stop? And how long does it take to get back up to ...show more

at full speed about a quarter to half a mile! not sure about timing, heres a vid

How long would it take for train going 80km/h (50mph) to stop?

No actual calculations needs to be shown; estimations will do just fine. If there was a 132 tonnes freight train traveling at 80km/h (50mph), how long would it take to stop. If it ...show more

1/4 to 1/3 of a mile. This is if the engineer applys the emergency brake system. This brakes the locomotive...

How long does it take to stop a container train?

I am thinking of the type that has containers double stacked. The train is also very long, perhaps 18,000 feet or more. Anyway, if it had to be suddenly stopped for some reason, how ...show more

At least 1 to 1 1/2 miles and around 1 minute(maybe a bit more). DPU trains(trains with power on the...

How long does the E express train take from Forest Hills to the WTF stop? When does it run?

Am moving to Forest Hills in a few months and will be commuting dowtown to the WTF stop. I am having a difficult time finding information on when the express trains run and how long ...show more

sorry there is no stop called' WHAT THE **** wtf is the abbreviation for that sorry

How long does it take a train top stop ??

it takes 10 football pitches for a train to stop

It varies by train, operating conditions and weather....

How long did it take for you to train your dog to stop biting?

We got an 13 weeks old puppy who has an biting problem on biting our hands which we are still trying to teach him but no luck how long did it take you? We have tried timeouts, chew toys, spanking him (not hard just a few taps ), and so forth still no...

It took minutes to train mine, and I have four! When he bites, pop him on the nose (maybe a little harder...

Diesel locomotives range in mass from the lightweight 22,680 kg GE to the 113,400 kg GE. 100 cars varies...

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To go from the North End Bear House district stop takes about 35 minutes to get to Lindberg Airport...

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Are you referring to China the country, if so that would be impossible to travel by train because you...

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