High-speed

China is continuing to expand its high-speed rail network as fast as it can to meet people’s growing transport needs and support the country’s industrial development and economic restructuring, as…
TEXAS Central, the developer of a project to build a privately-funded high-speed line between Dallas and Houston, announced on August 14 that it has selected Fluor Enterprises and The Lane…
TURKEY’s transport, maritime affairs and communications minister Mr Ahmet Arslan says that the long-delayed second phase of the Marmaray project in Istanbul will now be completed next year.
CONSTRUCTION was officially launched on the 113.5km Dunhua - Baihe high-speed line in China’s northeastern Jilin province on August 8.
SPAIN’s Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Madrid City Council and Distrito Castellana Norte, a subsidiary of Spanish bank BBVA, have finally agreed terms for a major redevelopment around Madrid…
THE autonomous region of Inner Mongolia joined China’s high-speed network on August 3 with the opening of the 126km Hohhot - Ulanqab section of the 287km Hohhot - Zhangjiakou high-speed…
THE first trial run on the Haramain high-speed line with VIPs and invited guests onboard was organised by Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO) between Jeddah and Medina on July 25.
ITALIAN State Railways (FS) says traffic rose by 3% to 24 million journeys during the first half of 2017 on its 250 daily Frecce-branded services operated by Trenitalia comprising Frecciarossa…
THE first Stadler RABe 501 Giruno inter-city EMU for Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) began dynamic testing at the VUZ Velim test centre in the Czech Republic on July 24.
FRANCE’s minister of transport Mrs Elisabeth Borne confirmed on July 19 that the €26.1bn Lyon - Turin high-speed line is one of the major projects to be paused by president…
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