Posts Tagged ‘China HSR’

by Rafael Since the previous open thread attracted so many comments, here’s a fresh one to make it easier to follow the topics of discussion. Fresh HSR news from around the world: In China, the new Wuhan-Guangzhou HSR line has begun commercial service to great fanfare (photo gallery). The 1069km (668mi) line is exceptional in […]

Dec 27th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

by Rafael This just in: Brazil to seek bids for high-speed rail line. The 510km (~320mi) line between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo will need to support speeds of up to 350km/h (218mph) and be completed by 2015, ahead of the first Summer Olympics in South America. The line will feature 7 stations, including […]

Dec 9th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized