The First Deputy General Director of Russian Railways has outlined that, upon the lifting of pandemic-related travel restrictions, RZD is prepared for the return of international traffic.
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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.
7 April 2021 | By Waterfall Security Solutions
Join this live Webinar with Waterfall Security Solutions which will focus on current and proposed cyber standards for rail systems. Listen as experts will explore how cybersecurity requirements differ for on-the-ground systems vs. rolling stock and much more.
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: the progress of the Hamburg/Bremen–Hanover rail project and its future opportunities; the value of Rail Freight Corridor ‘Amber’ to the overall network of RFCs; a Roundtable on the Future of Train Stations; and…
The £52 million early environmental works contract will see the creation of new woods and wetland along HS2's Phase 2a route.
The Connecting Europe Express will stop in most European capitals from September 2021 in a celebratory display of rail’s strength as a driving force for sustainable mobility.
Richard Thorp, Engineering Director at High Speed 1 (HS1) Ltd, writes how new technology, particularly artificial intelligence and digitalisation, is driving change in the rail sector as an operational aid to real-time decision making.
GB Railfreight will operate RIDC Melton, which provides safe and reliable testing environments for new and modified technology within the rail industry, for a total of four years.
HS2 Ltd has revealed that the first of 112,000 Chiltern tunnel wall segments have rolled off the production line ahead of the Tunnel Boring Machine launch.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) has released its March 2021 Construction Update, highlighting the ongoing progress on the nation’s first high-speed rail project.
HS2's Colne Valley Viaduct will span the length of 3.4 km and be supported by 56 piers, and work has now begun to sink the required 292 piles.
The EMS system will enable HS2 Ltd to monitor its railway assets and systems in real time from the HS2 Network Integrated Control Centre in Birmingham.
A new joint initiative between Deutsche Bahn and Lufthansa will see the introduction of new high-speed Sprinter services to Frankfurt Airport and the expansion of the Lufthansa Express Rail network.
Construction of the Rail Baltica station at Riga Airport will begin in May 2021 and will be divided into five stages, with completion expected by December 2025.
Chitresh Shrivastva, Railway Policy Analyst, examines the issues that hinder India’s pursuit of high-speed rail, and explains why it is not the time for apprehension if India is to keep pace with developments in technology.
Published by Britain's High Speed Rail Group (HSRG), the report examines the benefits, opportunities and extent of international high-speed rail, with contributions drawn from across the infrastructure industry.