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Topic: High-speed-rail

NS InterCity Next Generation train, source: Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS)

Dutch Railways orders extra ICNG trains

Dutch railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) has ordered an additional batch of the InterCity Next Generation (ICNG) trains from Alstom. The French manufacturer will supply 18 eight-car units. They will run on the high-speed route...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Buses of Uzbekistan Railways, source: Uzbekistan Railways

Uzbekistan Railways to introduce bus service

Uzbekistan Railways (Oʻzbekiston Temir Yoʻllari) wants to introduce a new service for its passengers. The rail operator will launch bus transportation for transfer connections and touristic purposes. The Uzbek national rail company has acquired three buses...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Japanese bullet train, source: Wikipedia

Russia designs high-speed rail for India

Russian Railways (RZD) is designing the high-speed rail for India. The future 575-kilometre line will connect Nagpur and Secunderabad. The trains will run on it at a speed of 200 kilometres per hour. The feasibility study...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
X'Trapolis electric train in Valparaiso, source: Wikipedia

New stage of rail revitalisation in Chile

The Government of Chile has declared a massive investment plan for 20 billion US Dollars (17.7 billion Euros) to improve the country’s infrastructure. Inter alia, it includes the modernisation or construction of several railways to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Opening of Copenhagen - Ringsted railway, source: Banedanmark

First high-speed rail launched in Denmark

The Copenhagen – Ringsted line was opened for the regular train traffic. It is the first high-speed railway in Denmark. Initially, the trains will run on the route at a speed of 180 kilometres per...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Vossloh Rail Fastening Systems, source: Vossloh

New fastening deal for Vossloh in China

German rail equipment manufacturer Vossloh Fastening Systems, a part of Vossloh Group, has concluded a new deal for supplying the rail fastening systems for high-speed lines in China. The contract is valued at 40 million...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Serbia signs railway agreement with China, source: Infrastruktura Železnice Srbije

China signs two railway agreements with Serbia

China and Serbia have concluded two agreements on the reconstruction and modernisation of the rail infrastructure in the Balkan country. China will finance the reconstruction of the Novi Sad – Subotica line, a part of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
PKP Intercity Pendolino train, source: PKP Intercity

Polish high-speed trains will run faster

Since 2023 Polish high-speed trains will be able to accelerate up to 250 kilometres per hour instead of the current speed of 200 kilometres per hour. The faster train traffic will be implemented on the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Sapsan high-speed train, source: Russian Railways

Siemens to invest in Ural high-speed railway

German technology company Siemens Mobility will invest in the construction of the Ural high-speed railway in Russia. The 220-kilometre double-track line will connect two large industrial cities of Chelyabinsk and Yekaterinburg. The high-speed railway will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
DB ICE4 train, source: Deutsche Bahn

CER approves policy priorities for 2019-2024

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has approved its policy agenda for 2019-2024. It includes five points that will define the development of the EU’s rail sector with 2.3 million employees and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko