The new commitments include plastic-free service, planting a tree for every Eurostar train service, and gaining a third star from the SRA for food service.
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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.
A recent study has identified that the global high-speed rail market, in terms of volume, is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.54% from 2018 to 2025, with the Asia-Pacific region leading this growth. But what are the factors driving this growth?
The project is expected to drastically decrease carbon emissions by removing 4.5 million car journeys yearly and contribute 16,000 employment opportunities.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority issued the environmental Record of Decision for the final section of the line between Fresno and Bakersfield.
$10 million will be available for any eligible interested parties, with the remaining $14 million restricted to certain projects.
Train services across the globe are perpetually striving to improve and the ways in which they vary are vast. The differences are highlighted when taking a closer look at how they operate, what they prioritise, and how they adapt their services.
Though it is tempting to see setbacks in the development of high-speed rail around the world, Torkel Patterson – Vice-Chairman of the International High Speed Rail Association (IHRA) – believes we are entering a golden age of high-speed rail.
A report by the Northern Powerhouse Independent Review into HS2 says it is important for the North and Midlands to take control of their high-speed rail network and that cancelling the project without viable alternatives will not deliver transformational benefits to the UK economy.
Women Inspiring Rail: Q&A with Aliya Zulaikha Alias, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Prasarana Malaysia
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Aliya Zulaikha Alias, Head of Enterprise Risk Management at Prasarana Malaysia, explains how Malaysia is recognising and preparing for the inevitable era of digitalisation, and thus is on track to transform its public transportation system.
A technical analysis by Midlands Connect has revealed for the first time that HS2 would free up enough space on Britain’s existing railway network to improve rail services for 73 stations across the country.
The annual report covers the Authority’s sustainability activities from 1 January to 31 December 2018, and details the contributions of the California high-speed rail project toward the State of California’s social equity, environmental and economic development objectives.
With over 100 million passenger journeys in a decade and 48 million miles travelled collectively, Southeastern celebrates 10 years of high-speed train service.