China is now home to the world’s longest high-speed railway line, Amtrak adds an efficient train journey in Connecticut & India makes impressive groundwork. Learn more in this high-speed rail news roundup,
High Speed Rail in America
In this edition of High-Speed Rail News, we cover recent breakthroughs for high-speed rail in the USA, the best train rides from around the world and more.
In America, the story of high-speed rail generally focuses on the red tape that surrounds developing new forms of infrastructure (“new” being a relative term.) In Europe, Asia and even Australia, the function leads to new beautiful forms. It’s not just about getting from place to place; your traveling “space” should inspire. This week’s High … Continued
In this issue, we review bold ideas for bringing High-Speed Rail to America, including a Maglev train that would connect DC and New York in just 1 hour.
In our High Speed Rail New roundup, we examine California’s decision to approve funding for the construction of the first chunk of the state’s High Speed Rail project.
In addition to the latest on the California rail project, we have news about an East Coast high-speed train network and a speedy new link deep in the heart of Texas.
We cover a campaign against anti-social behavior in French trains, news about high-speed rail projects in Nevada & California, a new train linking Brussels airport.
In the news this week: NTV’s Italo train launches, updates on Florida’s SunRail project and Greece consider selling some of its rail assets.
Learn about California’s new high-speed rail business plan, the “All Aboard Florida” rail project and some challenges faced by the Desert Xpress in Nevada.
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.
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.