Topic: High-speed train

Bombardier in merger talks with Alstom

After selling a major part of its aviation business, Canadian company Bombardier plans to get rid of the rail activities. It has started negotiations with the French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom on a possible merger....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Prima locomotive for Morocco

Alstom steps up in Morocco

Alstom strengthens its presence in Morocco. After deliveries of trams and high-speed trains, the French rolling stock manufacturer has been focused on locomotives. It supplied the first Prima M4 electric locomotive for the Moroccan national...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Spain will launch low-cost high-speed trains

Spanish railway company Renfe will introduce low-cost high-speed trains starting from 6 April 2020. With a new service branded as Avlo, the passengers will be able to travel on the Madrid – Zaragoza – Barcelona...Read more
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Czechia wants to double speed on railways

Czech rail infrastructure manager SŽDC plans to construct the high-speed railways in the country. They will allow the passenger trains to run at a speed of 320 kilometres per hour that is twice more than...Read more
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ScotRail train close to Tay Bridge, source: ScotRail

High Speed Train to Highlands

They may be almost fifty years old, but the fastest ever production diesels have a new lease on life serving some iconic destinations. Often credited with saving British Rail, when the former publicly owned network was...Read more
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Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed train, source: Bombardier Transportation

Trenitalia orders more Frecciarossa high-speed trains

Italy’s national rail operator Trenitalia has ordered additional 14 Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed trains. The entire batch is valued at 575 million Euros. The order will be fulfilled by Hitachi Rail and Bombardier Transportation. The Frecciarossa (Red...Read more
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Giruno high-speed train, source: Wikipedia

SBB tests Giruno high-speed train

Swiss rail operator SBB has started trials of the Giruno train. The first trip with passengers was made on 8 May. The train will start to run regularly in December. The first rides will take place...Read more
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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