High-speed

SWEDEN’s national passenger operator, SJ, has launched a global tender for the supply of 30 trains with a maximum speed of 250km/h at an estimated cost of SKr 5-6bn ($US…
CHINA Railway Corporation (CRC) restored 350km/h operation on the Beijing - Shanghai high-speed line on September 21, six years after the maximum operating speed was reduced to 300km/h.
INDIAN prime minister Mr Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Mr Shinzo Abe officially launched civil works on India’s first high-speed line on September 14, when the two leaders laid…
THE first high-speed rail project in China to be implemented as a public private partnership (PPP) moved a step closer to the start of construction on September 11, when China…
FRENCH infrastructure manager SNCF Network has confirmed that the 22km Belfort - Delle line, which has been closed since 1992, will become operational again at the timetable change in December…
THAILAND’s government has signed two contracts worth a combined Baht 5.2bn ($US 157.1m) with Chinese state enterprises for the first phase of the Bangkok - Laos high-speed rail project.
DANISH notified body (NoBo) TÜV SÜD Danmark has won contracts for two sections of the planned 320km/h railway linking Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.
RB RAIL, which is responsible for the Rail Baltica project to build an 870km standard-gauge 240km/h mixed-traffic railway linking the Baltic state capitals with Poland and the broader European railway…
CHINA Railway Corporation’s new CR400AF Fuxing high-speed trains entered passenger service on the Beijing - Tianjin route on August 21.
FOLLOWING its recent decision to acquire 17 of the 19 redundant AnsaldoBreda V250 Fyra high-speed trains, Trenitalia has revealed its plans to modify the trains for operation in Italy.
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