Posts Tagged ‘Eurostar’

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 Happy Holidays everyone! Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or another holiday, I hope you get to enjoy it with your friends and family – preferably without any (further) weather-related travel shenanigans. For all the passion the authors of this blog and the commentariat have put into this blog’s 600+ posts on California […]

Dec 25th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

Getting some things squared away before my winter break begins. Posting the next two weeks will be a bit light, as I’ll be taking the Coast Starlight up to Washington State and back. I hope to include a trip on Seattle’s new light rail line, which opened in July (and a link to Sea-Tac Airport […]

Dec 21st, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

by Rafael one way to discover how HSR operators in other countries have built their infrastructure and run their trains is to tag along in the driver cab, at least vicariously. Series 500 Bullet Train The following YouTube video is part 1 of an eight-part series tracking the progress of a sixteen-car series 500 bullet […]

Oct 25th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized