Latest High-speed rail Stories

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.

2009-08-24 09:56:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Passengers traveling on Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, can now book Eurostar tickets for onward high-speed journeys between London, Paris and Brussels.

2009-08-05 11:37:31

British Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis said Britain should phase out domestic air travel and concentrate its resources on high-speed rail services. In an interview with The Guardian, Adonis said the benefits of the shift include environmental concerns.

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