The Board of Directors of the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) have agreed with staff recommendations for the Preferred Alternatives for the high-speed rail routes in Northern California.
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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.
The Pune-Mumbai Virgin Hyperloop One Project, if approved, would be the largest private infrastructure investment in Maharashtra supporting the Government’s trillion dollar economy goal.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Dyan Crowther, Chief Executive Officer of HS1 Ltd, explains how she believes it is crucial for operations to focus on improving the passenger experience and her thoughts on diversifying the rail sector's workforce.
In a bid to develop decarbonised power solutions for the trains of the future, the University of Birmingham will use the leased rolling stock to research alternative power solutions.
Teams across the rail industry are thinking about the needs of passengers and businesses and considering how the railway can be adapted through innovation to meet future requirements. Will major rail projects deliver key benefits to Britain? Will space technology revolutionise rail signalling and infrastructure efficiency? What role will rail…
In this issue we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Russian Railways' digital platform; investments in Sri Lanka’s rail sector; an event preview of Digital Rail Revolution 2019; using modern solutions and innovations to maintain railway tracks; how project SHERPA is helping railways to…
Dutch airline, KLM, vows to increase its environmental initiatives by reducing the number of its flights in favour of train travel.
The joint-venture contract has brought the beginning of construction for the Texas Central high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas one step closer.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority have announced a new partnership with CalSTA and LA Metro which will see work advance on the important Los Angeles Union Station project.
The 'once-in-a-generation' investment in both HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail to be delivered together has the ability to transform connectivity across the UK, and leaders in the North demand that the projects become a reality.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Amanda White, former Head of Rail at Transport for Greater Manchester and now an independent rail advisor, discusses how she is fascinated with the complex technical, operational and human factors that keep rail services running - or what she likes to call, 'the…
There is a strong case for high-speed trains to directly connect the city centres of Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester and Leeds via the East Midlands Hub station at Toton, more than halving journey times and boosting the economy by at least £1.4 billion.