U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine L. Chao, has announced $291 million in ‘State of Good Repair’ grants to improve the reliability and safety of America’s rail network.
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The Brightline West project is expected to break ground on the first segment between Victor Valley and Las Vegas in late 2020 and commence revenue service in early 2024.
The Innovate at HS2 2020: Small Business Research Initiative is open to small and medium-sized enterprises who will receive support to put together research and development plans for their proposal.
By utilising wind and solar power, HS1 aims to operate solely on renewable energy and has pledged to be fully carbon neutral within a decade.
This figure means that Network Rail is ahead of the UK government target to spend 33 per cent of expenditure with SMEs by 2022.
The COVO-RAIL™ system is an innovative new system that allows passengers to queue comfortably and conveniently while maintaining social distancing.
CEO of CHSRA, Brian Kelly, has highlighted that the findings of the report show that the high-speed project has removed more emissions than it has created.
By making the live data publicly available, passengers will be able to discover how accessible a station is prior to their journey.
As well as introducing new direct services between the two countries, SBB and DB will work to ensure that travel times will be further reduced.
Two new solutions - Automated Intelligent Video Review cameras and plasma technology - have been introduced on the TfW network to combat the challenges of autumn weather in the UK.
The UK government is investing £17 million into track and signalling infrastructure to support the lengthening of freight trains at Southampton's docks.
The development of the Hyperloop Certification Center in West Virginia will bring significant investment, jobs and economic growth to the region.
Upon delivery in 2021, HS2's two tunnel boring machines will bore through a combined total of 26 miles between London and West Ruislip.
HS2’s journey north accelerates as public consultation opens asking local communities to have their say on the railway’s proposed design refinements.
The new carbon neutral ICE plant in the railway metropolis of Nuremberg will be able to fit 25 ICE trains daily, and create more than 450 jobs.