High-speed

AN order for 15 additional TGV Euroduplex Océane sets was approved by the board of French National Railways (SNCF) passenger subsidiary SNCF Mobility at a meeting in Paris on February…
THE first phase of High-Speed 2 cleared its final legal hurdle on February 23 when the Hybrid Bill authorising construction received Royal Assent, becoming an Act of Parliament.
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on February 16 that it, along with MyHSR Corporation has appointed a consortium comprising WSP Engineering Malysia, Mott MacDonald Malaysia and Ernst & Young…
ALSTOM has begun approval testing in Germany for the fleet of 20 class ED250 Pendolino trains supplied to Polish long distance operator PKP Intercity in 2014.
An agreement was ratified last month between Saudi Arabia and the Al Shoula consortium responsible for equipping and operating the Haramain high-speed line for a phased opening. IRJ’s Spanish regional…
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on February 8 that it has appointed Aecom Singapore to conduct the advanced engineering study (AES) for the design of infrastructure on the Singaporean…
BRITAIN’s second high-speed rail venture HS2 took a step forward on February 9 as it confirmed that contracts will be awarded to CH2M, Arup, an Aecom/Capita/Ineco joint venture, and a…
THE Bretagne-Pays de la Loire high-speed line moved another step closer to the start of operations at the end of January, when TGVs reached the maximum testing speed of 352km/h.
THE prime ministers of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania met in Tallinn on January 31 to sign an agreement on the implementation of the Rail Baltica standard-gauge link between the three…
THE French Senate adopted a bill on January 26 ratifying the agreement between the French and Italian governments to build the €26.1bn Lyon - Turin high-speed line.
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