Siemens will design, install, commission and maintain a high-speed rail network of 1000km, the first of its kind in Egypt.
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Upon completion, the railway will redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable mode of transport that will connect all regions of the UAE to its neighbouring GCC countries.
The update from HS2 includes figures regarding recruitment and apprenticeships, sustainability, construction and rail freight.
HS2 Ltd has begun the search for suppliers to provide switches and crossings for the 280km of new high-speed track between London, Birmingham and the connection with the existing west coast mainline at Crewe.
Australia is a vast country, and its freight challenges are unique. The long‑touted solution to long‑haul rail freight in Australia is the 1,700km Inland Rail project, which is now becoming a reality. Richard Wankmuller, Inland Rail’s CEO, provides a project update and outlines the key benefits and opportunities that Inland Rail will…
Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, Michael McCormack, writes how Inland Rail is set to transform the movement of goods around Australia, generating opportunities for regions and the country’s economy, now and well into the future.
The project involved the installation of 1.5 miles of a new, electrified main line third track, enabling Amtrak to eliminate a previous two track bottleneck.
The official opening of the Lund Tramway - connecting the city centre of Lund, Sweden, with a completely new part of the city in the North East - is planned for 13 December 2020.
After the announcement in August 2020 that Crossrail Ltd would require funding beyond the original agreed funding envelope, a new £85 million package has been agreed upon.
The PAS 2080 accreditation recognises HS2's extensive carbon management programme, including its design innovations and carbon emission reduction initiatives.
USHSR's plan includes the creation of a new High-Speed Rail Development Authority and funding for top and second tier priority projects.
Despite underinvestment in Turkey’s rail development in the past, Kamuran Yazıcı, Director General and Chairman of the Board of TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş, explains that there is now a focus on transforming high-speed rail in the country, with the goal of constructing an additional 5,500km of high-speed and rapid rail lines…
HS2's innovative onboard robot will boost safety and efficiency by removing the need for personnel to work in a potentially hazardous area.
The High Speed Rail Alliance is driving the conversation for high-speed trains across North America. Executive Director, Rick Harnish, writes that now is the time to push forward a vision for – and to demand – high‑speed rail.
With currently 11,693km of high-speed lines under construction around the world, Marc Guigon, Passenger Director at the International Union of Railways (UIC), takes a look at the progress made so far across the sector and what opportunities lie ahead for high-speed rail in the future.