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High-Speed Rail - Articles and news items

InnoTrans: Stadler unveils EC250 ‘Giruno’ low floor high-speed train

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.

Interior designs of the new TGV Océane revealed

Rail industry news / 15 September 2016 /

French National Railways (SNCF) has unveiled interior designs of the new TGV Océane at Paris-Montparnasse Vaugirard station.

Innovation partnership to develop next-generation TGV

Rail industry news / 12 September 2016 /

SNCF and Alstom have joined forces through an innovation partnership which will help create the next-generation TGV.

Norway’s Flytoget Airport Express Trains to receive high-speed passenger Wi-Fi

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.

High-Speed Rail Developments supplement 2016

Issue 5 2016, Supplements, Z Homepage promo / 6 September 2016 /

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…

Recognising the advantages of high-speed

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…

Amtrak awards high-speed train contract for Northeast Corridor

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.

The future of train travel for SJ

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 25 August 2016 /

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.

China’s standardised bullet trains enter passenger service

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.

Joint Development Partner required for Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail

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.

Productivity gives rail the competitive edge over air

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 18 August 2016 /

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.

High-speed record set in Kazakhstan with KZ4AT passenger locomotive

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.


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