Laos-China Railway Feasibility study commences

A full scale feasibility study of the Laos-China high speed rail project is now underway after the project design phase was completed recently, according to the Ministry of Planning and…

Sydney a challenge for high-speed rail

The federal government has highlighted the potentially “enormous” cost of building a high-speed rail link through Sydney and admits the concept could face opposition from environmentalists. The government last year…

HICL ups stake in Dutch High Speed Line

Infrastructure investment company HSBC Infrastructure Company (HICL) has upped its investment in the Dutch high speed rail public/private partnership (PPP) project. HICL has increased its equity and loan note interests…

Shiziyang underwater tunnel ready as part of High Speed Line to Hong Kong

China’s national news is reporting that the country has completed its first railway tunnel that runs underwater. The Shiziyang Tunnel was completed on Saturday12 March in the Guangdong Province, south…

Study for trans-Asian High Speed Line between India and China underway

The Indian Railways is studying a proposal to construct a high-speed rail link which will ultimately link the country with China in the future. China has too shown a keen…

Work starts on Treviglio – Brescia High Speed Line

Work at the Treviglio-Brescia high-speed rail link is underway between Milan and Venice. The construction tender was assigned for a total of 700m euro. to Cepav Due. The agreement was…

Feasibility studies on high-speed KL-Singapore rail

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government is currently undertaking feasibility studies on a high-speed rail connecting Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Public Land Transport Commission (SPAD) chief development officer Azmi Abdul Aziz said…

Hungary sets high hopes on China for their High Speed Line

Hungary hopes to see China's high-speed trains running on its rail network, Hungarian National Development Minister Tamas Fellegi said on Saturday, while denying recent reports that Beijing would buy Budapest's…

RFF announces timetable for EUR 15bn High Speed Line between Nice and Marseille

After three years of research into the development, at a cost of 86 million euros, work on the line will finally start from next year, with the first phases set…

Rolling stock and integration testing on the High Speed Line corridor Beijing-Shanghai

According to reports, testing has commenced for the Beijing-Shanghai corridor's first section. This 645 km long stretch connects Zaozhuangxi in Shandong province to Hongqiao in Shanghai. The test period is…