Category Archives: High-speed train

Kuala Lumpur – Singapore HSR Public Inspection Programme Launched

A three month long Public Inspection programme for the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) Project started on 1 November 2017 and will continue until 31 January 2018, with 14 permanent booths at SPAD Offices and local councils in Kuala... ...

Ontario Approves Establishment of High Speed Rail Planning Advisory Board

A High Speed Rail (HSR) corridor between Toronto and Windsor has moved one step closer to becoming reality, after the government of Ontario (Canada) approved plans to establish an HSR Planning Advisory Board. Ontario Moving Ahead on High Speed Rail... ...

Reveal of the livery of Alstom’s Avelia Liberty high speed trainsets for Northeast Corridor

The livery of Alstom’s next generation high speed trainset, Avelia Liberty, which will run on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor (NEC) has recently been revealed. The design of the new livery is articulated around the overall shape of the train, in the... ...

Concept Designs for Malaysian High Speed Rail Stations Unveiled

MyHSR Corporation presented the architectural concept designs for all seven Malaysian Kuala Lumpur – Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) stations at an event held on 17 October 2017. The stations were officially unveiled by Prime Minister Najib Razak... ...

Virgin and Hyperloop One Announce Global Strategic Partnership

On 12 October 2017 the Virgin Group and Hyperloop One announced that they will be entering into a global strategic partnership focused on passenger and mixed-use cargo service. Virgin Group have invested an undisclosed amount in Hyperloop One and, as... ...

Alstom presents the first Pendolino high-speed train for NTV, in Italy

Alstom and NTV jointly inaugurated on 3 October the first of twelve Pendolino high-speed trains ordered by the private Italian operator in 2015 and 2016. This train is part of Alstom’s Avelia family of high-speed trains which also includes AGV.Italo... ...

Siemens and Alstom join forces to create a European Champion in Mobility

Today, Siemens and Alstom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to combine Siemens’ mobility business including its rail traction drives business with Alstom. The transaction brings together two innovative players of the railway market with... ...

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