Archive for category: High Speed Rail

Testing of Saudi Arabia’s first high-speed railway reaches Mecca

The first test run has been completed between Jeddah and Mecca on Saudi Arabia's Haramain high-speed railway.
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DB frontrunner to operate California high-speed railway

DB looks likely to become the "early train operator" for the California high-speed rail network after ranking higher scores than rival bids.
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Texas Bullet Train ‘continues to attract world class firms’ with new appointment

Texas Central's CEO said that the appointment "further demonstrates the attention the Texas Bullet Train has received from world-class firms."
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Preferred route chosen for Atlanta-Chattanooga high-speed line in the United States

The United States' Federal Railroad Administration has indicated its preferred route for the Atlanta-Chattanooga high speed line.
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Swedish operator launches tender for 30 high-speed trains

The decision is part of an aggressive investment strategy by the government-owned company as it looks to spent SKR 9 billion (around €942 million) in five years.
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Singapore sets up high-speed rail delivery authority

Singapore has created a new body to lead the delivery of a cross-border high-speed railway between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
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Economic benefits of HS1 revealed as high-speed line turns 10

HS1 Ltd has assessed the economic impact of the UK’s first high-speed line as it approaches a milestone 10th year.
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Leaders prepare to pull the trigger on India’s bullet train

Work is to begin on India's first high-speed rail project - known as the Indian Bullet Train - thanks to financial and technical support from Japan.
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Fuxing high-speed trains to launch between Beijing and Shanghai next month

China's 350 km/h standardised EMU is to go into passenger service between Beijing and Shanghai next month.
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High-speed deal between Texas Central and Houston

The mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner and Texas Central have reached an agreement to collaborate on the economic development of the planned Texas Bullet Train.
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Progress for Texas’ high-speed railway

Texas Central Rail Holdings has reached an agreement with engineering firm Fluor Corporation and the Lane Construction Corporation to advance the development of its 240 mile high-speed line.
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