High-speed

THALYS has announced it is planning to launch new services from Amsterdam to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Marne-la-Vallée, the station serving Disneyland Paris, in April 2019.
TESTING of Swiss Federal Railways’ (SBB) new fleet of RABEe 501 Giruno high-speed EMUs reached a milestone over the Easter weekend, when one of trains carried out a series of…
TRACKLAYING is underway on the 253km Yerkoy - Sivas section of the 405km high-speed line under construction between the Turkish capital Ankara and Sivas in Anatolian province after a ground-breaking…
BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling announced in a statement to parliament on March 27 that vertical integration or a public private partnership (PPP) could be considered…
THE chief executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Mrs Carrie Lam, and MTR Corporation CEO, Mr Lincoln Leong, attended a ceremony at West Kowloon station on March 23 to…
FRANCE’s minister of economy and finance Mr Bruno Le Maire confirmed on March 22 that French National Railways (SNCF) will place an order for 100 next-generation TGVs with Alstom within…
THELLO, the French subsidiary of Trenitalia, has announced plans to launch high-speed services in France in direct competition with French National Railways (SNCF).
THE first 16-car CR400BF-A Fuxing high-speed train for China Railway Corporation (CRC) has been delivered to China Academy of Railway Sciences in Beijing for type testing.
Korea’s latest high-speed line, the Gyeonggang line, has not only dramatically improved transport links to the northeast of the country, including the Winter Olympic venues, but helped to drive Korean…
SPAIN’s minister of development, Mr Iñigo de la Serna, has announced an investment of €660.6m to increase the capacity of Madrid Puerta de Atocha station and alter the track layout…
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