Latest High-speed rail Stories

2010-01-28 14:24:00


2010-01-28 13:10:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials of Alstom Transport, a world leader in high-speed rail, today applauded the Obama Administration on its plans to make a significant investment in high-speed rail.

2009-12-31 12:42:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Minnesota Rail Alliance (Alliance) leaders said they are pleased that both freight and passenger rail priorities were included in the draft Comprehensive Statewide Rail Plan released today by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT).

2009-12-27 11:25:00

Chinese officials unveiled on Saturday the world's fastest train service, with an average speed of 350 kilometers (217 miles) an hour.

2009-10-05 14:40:00

Applications Illustrate State, National Transportation Priority HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.

2009-09-10 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 18th, Santiago Calatrava will unveil one of his most ambitious architectural projects to date; the Liege-Guillemins TGV Railway Station in Belgium.

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