High-speed

THALYS announced on December 22 that ridership on its services will exceed seven million in 2017, the first time in the operator’s 20-year history that passenger numbers have reached this…
Korea marked the completion of a key transport project for the 2018 Winter Olympics on December 22, with the opening of the 120.7km Wonju - Gangneung section of the Gyeonggang…
MALAYSIA’s MyHSR and Singapore’s SG HSR organisations have issued a call for tender for an assets company for the 350km Singapore - Kuala Lumpur high-speed line project, which is due…
BOMBARDIER Sifang Transportation has completed delivery of the final 72 CRH1A-A high-speed train cars under two contracts for 184 cars awarded by China Railway Corporation (CRC).
DB Long Distance issued a public apology on December 13 for the poor service and major delays suffered by passengers using the new Berlin - Munich high-speed route following the…
The first high-speed railway in California and the United States is starting to take shape following ground breaking on the first section two years ago. Anitra Green reports from the…
Sweden’s proposal to build a new Y-shaped high-speed network between its major cities continues to progress, albeit very slowly. But could the project be about to take a significant step…
JAPAN’s Transport Safety Board has launched an investigation after bogie cracks and an oil leak were discovered on a West Japan Railway Company (JR West) N700 Series Shinkansen train while…
FRENCH National Railways’ (SNCF) low-cost high-speed service, Ouigo, launched services from central Paris for the first time with the start of the new timetable on December 10.
THE first four out of 17 Evo Pendolino trains being supplied by Alstom to Italy’s open-access high-speed operator NTV entered service on December 7 between Rome and Venice.
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