High-speed

KOREA Rail Network Authority (KRNA) has selected a consortium led by LSIS, Korea, and including Ansaldo STS to supply the train control system for the 182km Honam high-speed line between…
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) has placed a €200m order with Alstom for an additional eight ETR 610 Pendolino tilting emus. The order is an option from a contract for seven…
TWO subsidiaries of Italian State Railways (FS), Italferr and Italcertifer, have been awarded a contract by the Saudi-Spanish Al Shoula consortium to act as safety verification engineers for the second…
SENER, Spain, has signed an ownership, protection and license distribution agreement with Spanish infrastructure manager Adif, the Polytechnic University of Madrid, and the Cidaut Foundation to promote the use of…
FUNDING the construction of high-speed lines was widely discussed at the UIC's eighth world congress on high-speed rail staged in Philadelphia, United States, last month. This is hardly surprising considering…
NS Hispeed celebrated a long-awaited milestone on July 29, when one of its AnsaldoBreda V250 Fyra emus operated a scheduled passenger service for the first time.
A ceremony was staged today by French Rail Network (RFF) and Eiffage to mark the start of construction of the 182km Bretagne-Pays de la Loire high-speed line.
ITALY's rail regulator (URSF) has ruled in favour of Italian Rail Network (RFI) in a dispute with open-access high-speed operator NTV over the recent erection of a fence at Rome…
THE SPANISH government is expected to vote at the end of this month on draft legislation that could bring sweeping liberalisation of the rail market within a year together with…
JAPAN's minister of transport Mr Yuichiro Hata has approved the construction of three extensions to the Shinkansen high-speed network. The project will cost an estimated Yen 3.04 trillion ($US 38.1bn)…
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