High-speed

TEXAS Central, which is planning to build a privately-funded 386km 320km/h railway linking Dallas with Houston, has selected the site for its station in Dallas and says it has reached…
ACCORDING to Spanish press reports, Spain’s Ministry of Development and national train operator Renfe are finalising plans for a €2bn rolling stock investment plan covering the period 2017-2028. The total…
SPAIN’s Ministry of Development has started public consultation for the construction of two new high-speed lines to connect with the 180.5km Basque Y network currently under construction linking Bilbao, Vitoria,…
ITALY’s open-access high-speed rail operator, Italo-NTV, has applied to list its shares on the Italian Equities Market (MTA) of the Italian Stock Exchange.
SPAIN’s prime minister Mr Mariano Rajoy officially inaugurated a 72km extension to the country’s high-speed network from Valencia to Castellón on the Mediterranean Corridor on January 22 ahead of the…
ITALY’s open-access high-speed operator Italo-NTV achieved a 24.8% jump in operating revenue in 2017 to €454.9m compared with €364.4m in 2016 partly due to a 15.3% in traffic from 11.1…
CALIFORNIA High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) named Mr Brian Kelly as its new CEO on January 17, the same day it received a new report that found delays and higher-than-expected costs…
Keith Fender, regional editor reports on DBs mixed fortunes.
GERMAN infrastructure manager DB Network has awarded a joint venture of Rhomberg Bahntechnik and Swietelsky Baugesellschaft a contract worth around €250m to install trackwork and infrastructure equipment on the 59.6km…
JAPAN’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido) have agreed to study the feasibility of raising the maximum line speed in the world’s longest…
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