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.
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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.
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 Malmö.
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 železnic are among a range of representatives from Germany and the Czech Republic to sign the Dresden–Prague route agreement.
The Warsaw-based start-up is looking to raise €452,000 to fund continued testing and development, based on magnetic levitation, linear motor and autonomous control systems.
The new legislation will provide $32 billion through to 2024 to help support the completion of California’s High-Speed Rail project.
The first trainset of Amtrak's new 28-train Acela fleet will undergo testing in preparation for service throughout the Northeast Corridor in 2021.
This issue includes articles from Poland's Transport Minister about the country's much-needed railway investment programme, In-Depth Focus sections on Additive Manufacturing, Winter Operations and the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS), plus much more.
Prepare for a freeze-free winter with the GURU® for water cooled locomotives and the GURU PC® for passenger trains potable water-bearing systems.
GURU® Rebuild Program: Cost-effectively keep your GURU PC® freeze protection drain valves for passenger trains functioning at peak performance.
The draft business plan has been released for public review and comment, focusing on the developments made for the new Californian high-speed rail line.
The photos show the first iconic structure on the high-speed rail alignment nearing completion - the double arches spanning the San Joaquin River that will serve as the gateway into Northern Fresno.