High-speed

THE premier of Ontario Ms Kathleen Wynne announced on May 19 that the province will move forward with plans to build Canada’s first high-speed line after a report by Mr…
STADLER presented the first of 29 Giruno 250km/h electric trains to Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) at a ceremony in Bussnang on May 18 attended by the president of the Swiss…
CHINA Development Bank (CDB) has signed a $US 4.5bn loan agreement with a consortium of Chinese and Indonesian companies to finance construction of the 142.3km Jakarta - Bandung high-speed line.
AFTER a difficult year in 2016, Eurostar returned to growth in the first three months of this year with increasing revenues and ridership, according to the operator’s first quarter results,…
IRJ at Railtex 2017: Hitachi and Talgo are both showing concept trains for potential operation on Britain’s HS2 high-speed line, which is due to open between London and Birmingham in…
CONSTRUCTION of the first high-speed line in the Chinese autonomous region of Inner Mongolia on May 7, when high-speed testing commenced on part of the 286.8km line from Hohhot to…
RB Rail, the company set up to oversee the Rail Baltica high-speed rail project to link the three Baltic states to Poland, has appointed its management team and published the…
SPANISH national train operator Renfe is set to exercise an option with Talgo for 15 additional Avril high-speed trains, just six months after it awarded a contract to supply and…
CHINA Railway Corporation (CRC) has awarded a Yuan 543m ($US 79m) contract to Bombardier Sifang Transportation (BST) to supply five eight-car CRH1A-A high-speed trains for the Nanning Railway Bureau, following…
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) announced on April 25 that it is bidding jointly with Virgin and Stagecoach for Britain’s West Coast Partnership (WCP) franchise, which encompasses inter-city services on the…
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