High-Speed Rail - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 22 September 2016 /
Stadler and operator SBB have unveiled the EC250/Giruno low floor high electric multiple unit (EMU) which will enter service on the Basle/Zürich – Milan route via the Gotthard Base Tunnel.
Rail industry news / 15 September 2016 /
French National Railways (SNCF) has unveiled interior designs of the new TGV Océane at Paris-Montparnasse Vaugirard station.
Rail industry news / 12 September 2016 /
SNCF and Alstom have joined forces through an innovation partnership which will help create the next-generation TGV.
Rail industry news / 9 September 2016 /
Passengers on-board Flytoget Airport Express Trains will soon be able to make use of high-speed passenger Wi-Fi on services to and from Oslo Airport, Gardermoen.
In this High-Speed Rail Developments Supplement, Andrew McNaughton, Chief Engineer & Technical Director of HS2 provides an update of the project; Turkish high-speed expansion is covered by İsa Apaydın, Director General of TCDD; and Ailie MacAdam, Director of HSRIL addresses skills challenges within the industry…
Railway Extra / 5 September 2016 /
Torkel Patterson, Vice-Chairman of the International High-Speed Rail Association, discusses the advantages of high-speed rail over other modes of transportation, particularly between viable city-pairs that can support a frequent service…
Rail industry news / 30 August 2016 /
Amtrak has awarded a design and build contract for 28 new high-speed trains to Alstom for operation between Boston and Washington D.C.
In European Railway Review Issue 5 2016, Crister Fritzson – Chief Executive Officer and President of SJ AB – will be sharing some insights into the history of Sweden’s oldest and largest train operator; its recent developments and plans for the future.
Rail industry news / 23 August 2016 /
Chinese rolling stock manufacturer CCRC has announced its standardised bullet trains entered passenger service in the country’s Liaoning province on 15 August 2016.
Rail industry news / 19 August 2016 /
A tender has been issued for a Joint Development Partner to assist in the development of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail project.
Sophie Krishnan, General Manager of Business and Ancillaries at Trainline looks at why business travellers are swapping plane for train on high speed routes in Europe.
Rail industry news / 21 July 2016 /
Rolling stock manufacturer Alstom has set a new high-speed record in Kazakhstan whilst conducting tests on its KZ4AT passenger locomotive on the line South East of Astana.