The Office of Rail and Road's annual report has been published this week, reflecting on the rail industry across the year (2022-2023).
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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.
27 November 2023 | By
Welcome to our Winter Issue of 2023! This year has been full of changes, challenges and new chances leading into 2024. From the U-turn announcement from the prime minister back at the start of October, to the mention of new rail policies and reforms in the King’s speech this month,…
Hitachi Rail have signed a contract with Trenitalia worth €861 million for the supply of 30 new ETR1000 high speed trains.
HS1, Britain's only international railway, has appointed Robert Sinclair as its new CEO. Sinclair previously was CEO of London City Airport.
Spanish high-speed rail is now the most extensive, a new report has found. However, it is more cost-effective than some European counterparts.
California High Speed Rail Authority has completed the Davis Avenue Overcrossing in Central Valley, which is now open for traffic.
2 October 2023 | By
The FRA recently announced the award of $1.4 billion in FY22 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grants to rail projects throughout the country.
Responding to reports that the second phase of the HS2 scheme between Birmingham and Manchester may be abandoned, reviews by the Railway Industry Association (RIA) on the Department for Transport (DfT) data demonstrates that passenger numbers today are higher than in 2012, when HS2 was first approved. Numbers are returning…
29 August 2023 | By
Let’s discover how a seamlessly integrated rail industry will drive the future of mobility. During this session, we delved into the digitisation initiatives shaping the rail industry. Participants gained insights from Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), the Dutch national operator, driving these advancements within its ecosystem. Additionally, we heard from Capgemini, a…
Australia’s new High Speed Rail Authority will be responsible for overseeing the development of a high-speed rail network along the east coast of Australia.