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Architectural and industrial design is on display in our round-up of high speed rail news, with a look at the world’s fastest trains and a new design for Paris’ Austerlitz station.
Read about Spain’s experience building its high-speed rail network, a new rail link between France and Italy, and a new train technology developed in China.
Our President and CEO, Frédéric Langlois, blogs about his outlook on train travel in 2012.
Just like last year, Italian cities top the list, with France close behind. There are plenty of reasons: Food, wine, and updated train stations that make getting from beautiful here to magnificent there easier and more pleasant than ever.
This week in our news roundup: England’s HS2 line approved; the world’s top countries for high-speed rail; high-speed rail developments in Texas and Illinois.
The first section of the Rhine-Rhone High Speed Rail link went into service, allowing shorter journey time between France and Switzerland.
SNCF Reschedules 12,000 Daily Departures. Environmental benefits of rail. Delays on Frankfurt-London route and more – all in our latest roundup of high-speed rail news from around the world.
California moves forward with its high speed plans. Plus, bats turn construction upside down and a Swiss Train serves up some tennis love for its prodigal son.
From Europe to the middle and far East, the world has a renewed interest in high speed rail travel across countries, and even entire regions.
In the new information age, connectivity moves at the speed of rail. Read which trains now have WiFi (it’s a big one) plus the latest in high-speed rail news.
This week, we’re back in Europe, where high-speed progress isn’t slowing to a halt. Think new airport connections straight to the city and a new overnight train to Venice.
Despite Amtrak’s record passenger haul last year, the excitement for building fast tracks in the USA has diminished, mostly due to increasing costs.
We’re dedicating this issue of our high speed rail news series to high-speed train projects in the U.S., or at least what’s left of them. Maybe it’s time to start occupying your local bus stop.
Setting the Record Strait Alaska and Russia could soon be closer than even Sarah Palin thinks. Plus, train station as romantic hot spot and delays to expand high speed tracks in Europe in this edition of Fast Track.
Rail Europe’s President and CEO, Frédéric Langlois, discusses the two Italian high speed trains: the Frecciarossa and the Frecciargento.