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Study identifies viable market for low-fares London - Paris high-speed services A viable market exists for low-fares high-speed train services between Britain and France, according to a study commissioned by Channel Tunnel operator Getlink.
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THE Baltic states have signed a third Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) grant agreement funded by the European Union (EU) for the construction of the Rail Baltica railway infrastructure, including a CEF contribution of up to...
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CHINA’s top economic planning authority, the National Development and Reform Commission has approved the construction of the western section of a high-speed line linking Baotou, the second-largest city in Inner Mongolia, with Yinchuan, the capital...
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TUNNELLING for the western tube of the 8.8km twin-bore Bossler tunnel at the western end of the new Stuttgart - Wendlingen - Ulm high-speed line concluded on June 8, following completion of the eastern tube...
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China’s high-speed rail network is popular with both short-term visitors and long-term expatriates. However, for foreigners, Chinese is one of the most difficult languages to comprehend. China Railway Corporation is responding to this by progressively...
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The rapid expansion of China’s high-speed rail network has gone hand-in-hand with the development of the Chinese Train Control System (CTCS). Dr Mo Zhisong, director of the signalling division at China Railway Corporation, who was...
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FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has released details of its plans to more than triple the size of Gare du Nord, Paris’ busiest station, by 2023 in time for the Olympic Games which will be staged...
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A viable market exists for low-fares high-speed train services between Britain and France, according to a study commissioned by Channel Tunnel operator Getlink. The 100-page study, which was carried out by Roland Berger, indicates low-cost operators...
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JOURNEY times between the Pearl River Delta and the western part of China’s Guangdong province were shortened significantly on July 1 with the opening of a new 200km/h line from Jiangmen to Maoming. The 271km line...
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BOMBARDIER Transportation and Hitachi Rail have agreed to join forces to bid for a £2.75bn contract to supply a minimum of 54 360km/h trains for operation on Phase 1 of Britain’s HS2 high-speed line linking...
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A report from the European Court of Auditors says the €23.7bn of co-funding that the European Union (EU) has provided to support high-speed rail infrastructure investments since 2000 has created only a “patchwork” of national...

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