High-speed

BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling announced in a statement to parliament on March 27 that vertical integration or a public private partnership (PPP) could be considered…
THE chief executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Mrs Carrie Lam, and MTR Corporation CEO, Mr Lincoln Leong, attended a ceremony at West Kowloon station on March 23 to…
FRANCE’s minister of economy and finance Mr Bruno Le Maire confirmed on March 22 that French National Railways (SNCF) will place an order for 100 next-generation TGVs with Alstom within…
THELLO, the French subsidiary of Trenitalia, has announced plans to launch high-speed services in France in direct competition with French National Railways (SNCF).
THE first 16-car CR400BF-A Fuxing high-speed train for China Railway Corporation (CRC) has been delivered to China Academy of Railway Sciences in Beijing for type testing.
Korea’s latest high-speed line, the Gyeonggang line, has not only dramatically improved transport links to the northeast of the country, including the Winter Olympic venues, but helped to drive Korean…
SPAIN’s minister of development, Mr Iñigo de la Serna, has announced an investment of €660.6m to increase the capacity of Madrid Puerta de Atocha station and alter the track layout…
GREATER Manchester Combined Authority held a launch event in Manchester on March 16 for its HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) growth strategy, which sets forth the region's ambitions for…
CALIFORNIA High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has published its draft 2018 business plan which acknowledges cost increases of 20-35% for each segment of the new railway and extensions to completion…
IRJ at Middle East Rail, Dubai: MOROCCAN National Railways (ONCF) says it is on course to open Africa’s first high-speed line in the third quarter of this year.
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