High-speed

THE first test run along the full length of the 643km Xi’an - Chengdu high-speed line took place on November 22, marking a milestone in the construction of the first…
MALAYSIA High-Speed Rail Corporation (MyHSR) published a tender notice on November 22 for a Project Delivery Partner (PDP) to support the planning and delivery of civil infrastructure works on the…
THE board of Italian open-access high-speed operator NTV has decided to exercise an option for five additional Pendolino Evo trains.
THE chairman of Italy’s open-access high-speed rail operator NTV, Mr Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, has confirmed that the company will launch an initial public offering (IPO) on the stock exchange…
BRITAIN’s HS2 Ltd has shortlisted five train builders to bid for a contract worth around £2.75bn to design, build and maintain at least 54 360km/h trains for entry into service…
THE Canadian province of Ontario is to establish a high-speed rail planning advisory board to provide strategic support and community engagement as the province pursues its plans to build a…
THE first test run with a Talgo high-speed train was conducted on the southern section of Saudi Arabia’s Haramain high-speed line between Jeddah and Mecca on October 17.
SPANISH rolling stock manufacturer Talgo has announced details of a long-term plan for the British market, which includes establishing a plant and creating a localised supply chain.
MALAYSIA’s prime minister, Mr Najib Razak, says that land acquisition has started for the construction of the 350km high-speed linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, while three months of public consultation…
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) said on October 11 that the number of passengers using TGV services to travel between Paris and Toulouse has doubled since the opening of the Sud…
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