The new high-speed line is set to begin construction by the end of 2020 and will connect Victorville, southern California, with Las Vegas, Nevada.
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High-speed railways provide an efficient mode of transport, but they are highly complex systems and must combine various elements if they are to operate successfully.
Our high-speed rail content explores projects currently under construction, projects at planning stages and how their vision is taking shape, the funding and financial issues around building new high-speed lines, the importance of understanding what passengers want from high-speed rail services, and how established high-speed lines can help boost economies.
Skanska is to rehabilitate and restore Amtrak maintenance facilities for the Next Generation Acela high-speed rail service in Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York, USA.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to severely impact Italy, Salini Impregilo has announced that work on the Naples-Bari high-speed line will continue, with strict coronavirus safety measures in place.
Issuing the Notice to Proceed to the four Main Works Civils Contractors is the next significant step of Phase One of Britain’s HS2 project.
With asthma rates for the region being the highest in the U.S., the new California high-speed rail project will work to reduce high air pollution levels.
Torkel Patterson, Vice-Chairman of the International High-speed Rail Association (IHRA), writes about how high-speed rail networks significantly contribute to sustainable development and how they support the economic growth of the regions they serve.
3 April 2020 | By Nokia
This webinar, in association with Nokia, will help you to understand FRMCS and how it can be the foundation for railway digitalisation.
Construction of the high-speed rail line between Texas and Houston is expected to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, says Texas Central.
Within our ‘Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact’ series, Rebecca Cranshaw, Community and Environment Manager at Eurostar, discusses the company’s Tread Lightly plan and how the rail industry is witnessing a culture shift, as passengers become more focused on sustainability and allow this focus to impact their decisions.
Following the approval, multiple transport infrastructure projects will benefit from significant investment, including three rail projects.
The Swedish Transport Administration has awarded a consultancy contract for new high-speed rail lines planned between Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malm?.
The funding will enable Hyper Poland's testing and development of the next generation of high-speed railways, based on magnetic levitation.
In six years of operation, the Renfe-SNCF high-speed train service between Spain and France has enabled half a million tonnes of carbon emission reductions.
Research by HS1 Ltd has found that high-speed train travel between the UK and Europe has enabled a yearly emission reduction of 750,000 tonnes of carbon.
Deutsche Bahn and Správa ?eleznic are among a range of representatives from Germany and the Czech Republic to sign the Dresden–Prague route agreement.