Tag : High speed travel
Italian contractor Salini Impregilo has won a €530M (£460M) contract to build a 153km section of a new “Orient Express” high speed railway between Istanbul in Turkey and the border with Bulgaria.
High Speed 2 (HS2) has been shown off as an exemplar project as British rail experts look to offer their expertise to developers of the V4 High Speed Rail project connecting Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
A landmark deal has been struck by all four Channel Tunnel Rail Link track operators to collectively rollout a digital signalling upgrade, potentially saving millions of pounds.
HS2 appoints construction dispute commissionerSubscription
The Department for Transport (DfT) has appointed Sir Mark Worthington as HS2 construction commissioner to investigate unresolved disputes.
DfT to rule on £10bn HS4Air proposalSubscription
The £10bn HS4Air rail scheme connecting High Speed 1 (HS1) with High Speed 2 (HS2) via Gatwick and Heathrow airports is to be submitted to government as part of its market led proposals (MLP) call for ideas.
The new Malaysian prime minister has cancelled the multi-billion pound international high speed rail link between Malaysia and Singapore.
Engineers pitch 'M25 for high speed trains'Subscription
A plan for a new 140km long high-speed rail line dubbed an “M25 for high speed trains” has been proposed by consultant engineers Expedition.
High Speed 2 Ltd (HS2 Ltd) has clamped down on CH2M seconded employees having anything to do with existing or potential procurement processes involving Jacobs.
National Infrastructure Commission chair Lord Adonis has said there is only a 50:50 chance the government will make a decision on Heathrow’s proposed third runway next year.
Hyperloop's super high speed UK visionSubscription
Humans have always demanded to move faster: horse, car, train, aeroplane, and now the Hyperloop.