Guest writers: Darren King, WSP group director of rail planning and operations, and William Barter, an independent rail operations and planning consultant.
The two-car trains, which are converted London Underground D78 Stock, will be used on London Northwestern Railway services between Bedford and Bletchley from December.
High Speed Rail
Once the Hong Kong section is opened the country will be linked to China's network of some 25,000km of high-speed lines.
Airline Emirates has signed a new codeshare agreement with Italy's national operator Trenitalia to allow customers to travel onwards to some of Italy's most picturesque locations using one ticket.
Free long-distance trains will run on 31 routes and make 734 trips, according to Russian Railways.
The train’s voyage saw it cross the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and pass through the Panama Canal.
The announcement comes less than six months after Brightline's first service was launched between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Florida, and weeks after the service was extended to Miami.
Warsaw deputy mayor Renata Kaznowska said that the contract, which is valued at €72.4 million, is the largest purchase in SKM's history.
Further details for the next franchise and the South West Metro will be shared "at the earliest possible opportunity" following the standstill period.
To boost mobile phone coverage along a 45-mile stretch of the East Coast route between Newcastle and Edinburgh, London North Eastern Railway...
International consultancy and construction company Mace has been appointed by Transport for the North (TfN) to lead the Programme Support Office for...