DINOSAURS AND TRAINS!!!!! (with TierZoo)

From “Not Just Bikes”. ( YouTube / Nebula )

https://nebula.tv/videos/notjustbikes-dinosaurs-and-trains-with-tierzoo

A few months ago we took a train trip to 3 different countries to visit three different natural history museums, and it was great!! Well, except when we tried to get to Germany … 😬

TierZoo: @TierZoo
https://nebula.tv/tierzoo?ref=notjustbikes

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Europe Spends More on Roads than Rails (with Real Time History)

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— References & Further Reading —
The Man in Seat Sixty-One
https://www.seat61.com/

Dinosaur facts sourced from these places:
https://fossil.fandom.com/wiki/Specimens_of_Tyrannosaurus
https://news.berkeley.edu/2021/04/15/how-many-t-rexes-were-there-billions
https://www.businessinsider.com/over-a-billion-t-rexes-lived-on-earth-where-are-the-bones-2023-5
https://www.usgs.gov/faqs/when-did-dinosaurs-become-extinct
https://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/what-is-the-biggest-dinosaur.html
https://amnh.org/exhibitions/dinosaurs-ancient-fossils/liaoning-diorama/a-feathered-tyrant
https://www.birdlife.org/news/2021/12/21/its-official-birds-are-literally-dinosaurs-heres-how-we-know/
https://www.diffen.com/difference/Spinosaurus_vs_Tyrannosaurus

Allosaurus was predominantly a scavenger
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0304380022003593

Bahnhofsgebäude Hatzenport
By Joschi71 – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=68188929

Thanks to TylerMascola for the Surprised Pikachu meme!
Even though he said no credit was necessary, I want to credit him:
https://www.deviantart.com/tylermascola/art/Surprised-Pikachu-Meme-968571785

Development of Transport Infrastructure in Europe:
Exploring the shrinking and expansion of railways, motorways and airports.
https://greenpeace.at/uploads/2023/09/analysis_development-of-transport-infrastructure-in-europe_2023.pdf

European governments shrinking railways in favour of road-building, report finds
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/sep/19/european-governments-railways-road-building-report-motorways-funding-rail

Deutsche Bahn punctuality drops to record low
https://www.railtech.com/all/2023/12/05/deutsche-bahn-punctuality-drops-to-record-low/

Punctuality – Deutsche Bahn
https://zbir.deutschebahn.com/2023/en/interim-group-management-report-unaudited/product-quality-and-digitalization/punctuality/

Erläuterung Pünktlichkeitswerte für den Januar 2024
https://www.deutschebahn.com/de/konzern/konzernprofil/zahlen_fakten/puenktlichkeitswerte-6878476?

Deutsche Bahn and German Government launch infrastructure programme on unprecedented scale
https://www.railtech.com/infrastructure/2023/09/19/deutsche-bahn-and-german-government-launch-infrastructure-programme-on-unprecedented-scale/


Chapters

0:00 Introduction & TierZoo
1:00 The Plan
2:24 The Eurostar to London
3:30 King Cross & Surrounding Area
4:56 The Natural History Museum
8:43 The Eurostar to Brussels
9:19 All about Brussels
9:56 Le Muséum des sciences naturelles
12:24 Sleeper trains are awesome!
13:27 Problems happen …
15:07 WE NEED MORE FUNDING FOR TRAINS!
18:02 The Urbanist Agenda Podcast
18:25 Getting to Berlin
18:57 das Museum für Naturkunde
21:10 Trains, a love story
24:07 TierZoo & Nebula
25:44 Patreon shout-out