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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.

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The future of journal bearings for high‑speed trains

20 September 2022 | By

Riccardo Licciardello, Professional Engineer at ANSFISA, the Italian rail and road safety authority, explains how the journal bearing workstream of the Shift2Rail-funded GEARBODIES research project is looking to reduce the lifecycle cost of rolling stock bearings and running gear, primarily through improving the longevity of bearing units.