TTR172 Railfreight Holland 3

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Model:  TTR172
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Rotterdam- one of Europe’s natural gateways to the world, where the Waal, Rhine and Maas meet the North Sea. The trading city’s port has migrated north over the years and now extends for 30km. It’s getting bigger – the massive Maasvlakte 1 is being joined by Maasvlakte 2- built entirely on reclaimed land. The two new container terminals being built there will more than double the capacity, and ensure that the port can continue to handle the largest vessels available to world trade. The infrastructure to serve these new developments is now largely in place: new barge terminals, quays for feeder vessels and the New Port Line. The rail infrastructure was comprehensively rebuilt and extended as an integral part of the Betuweroute- a dedicated 160km long new rail link to Germany. We consider the port in its context to world shipping, both bulk (mostly iron ore and coal) and unitised, and how the transport modes ‘jockey’ for market share. After a look at some of the most important port traffic flows, we follow the railway and the Maas to Waalhaven,  centre of activity for the feeder vessels. Time to view the Rail Service Centre, and then continue over the new section of the Portline to Barendrecht and Kijfhoek- the largest and most modern freight yard in the Netherlands. The story continues in TTR173 with the ‘country’ section of the line which starts at the southern end of the yard.  Narrated  RT 80 mins filmed in HD. Published November 2012

All Ticket to Ride, Perren, TG Trains and Van den Burg products are in PAL format. Region free (0).  

      DVD and BluRay compatibility in North America.

  • Regions format and players
  • Region 1 USA, Canada, US Territories
  • All Region 1 DVDs are NTSC format. Many north American players are still NTSC region 1 only.
  • Region 0 (region free) DVDs can be PAL or NTSC format. Ticket to Ride, Perren, TG Trains are all PAL format
  • The latest models of DVD players sold in north America are usually NTSC & PAL  compatible.              
  •  TVs
  • Some North American TVs play NTSC only.
  • The latest TVs in north America play both 50Hz (European) and 60Hz (US)- probably High Definition sets.
  • BluRay  discs
  • To be able to play Blu-Ray discs,  you need a HDTV (High Definition Television), a multi region Blu-Ray Disc Player, HDMI cable and a Blu-Ray Disc.  Please note that BR players are also capable of playing standard DVDs.
  • Summary
  • The requirements for North American customers to watch PAL DVDs are:
  • a multi region DVD player and a PAL compatible TV system;
  • or be willing to watch the movie using a pc/laptop DVD ROM drive (pcs are not format dependent.
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  • please contact us by email if you have any questions or would like a sample PAL disc sent.

Delivery

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All items destined for UK  and Channel Isles addresses are sent Royal Mail 1st Class

All items destined for Europe and Rest of the World are sent by Air Mail

Post and packaging costs

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