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Testing begins on TGV Sud Europ Atlantique AFTER four years of construction, the Lisea consortium celebrated a milestone for the Sud Europ Atlantique high-speed line on July 25, when high-speed testing began on the central section of the 302km route from Tours to Bordeaux.
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EVRAZ has almost completed development of a new rail for use on the planned Moscow - Kazan high-speed line which is intended to have a maximum speed of 400km/h.“This rail will be suitable for high-speed...
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AFTER four years of construction, the Lisea consortium celebrated a milestone for the Sud Europ Atlantique high-speed line on July 25, when high-speed testing began on the central section of the 302km route from Tours...
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MALAYSIAN prime minister Mr Najib Razak and his Singaporean counterpart Mr Lee Hsien Loong witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on July 19 setting out a timeline and implementation structure...
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CONSOLIDATED Land and Rail Australia (Clara), a private Australian consortium, has launched an ambitious bid to build a high-speed rail network linking Melbourne and Sydney, which it says will not require any government funding, but...
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JI-QING High-speed Railway Company, China, has awarded a €50m contract to Vossloh Fastening Systems China (VFSC) for rail fastenings for the high-speed line from Qingdao to Jinan City, a section of the 700km connection from...
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SPAIN's high-speed rail infrastructure manager Adif-AV registered a net loss of €361.3m in 2015, a 67% increase on the previous year and 28% over its own fiscal year budget, according to an official income statement...
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ITALFERR, the engineering subsidiary of Italian State Railways (FS), published a tender notice in the Official Journal of the European Union on July 9 for a contract to design and build the first section of...
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PLANS for a high-speed rail link connecting the eastern coastal city of Sokcho with Korea's capital Seoul have been given the green light after a preliminary feasibility study carried out by government-run think-tank, the Korea...
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CHINESE engineers have completed construction of a 15,989m-long double-track tunnel on the new Xi'an - Chengdu high-speed line which is due to open in late 2017.Tin Mountain tunnel is claimed to be the longest double-track...
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This month the prime ministers of Malaysia and Singapore are expected to sign a key agreement on the implementation of the Kuala Lumpur - Singapore high-speed line. Keith Barrow looks at how momentum - and...