Posts Tagged ‘Javelin’

by Rafael Earlier today, Southeastern Rail in the UK conducted the first trial run of its “Olympic Javelin” service based on its new Japanese-built electric class 395 trains. The service will shuttle passengers from St. Pancras station in downtown London to the sports arenas being constructed for the 2012 summer Olympics near Stratford station on […]

Jul 27th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized

by Rafael I’m pressed for time today, so here are a few snippets of HSR-related news from around the world: A new High Speed Commuter Train enters service in the UK today. Traveling at a top speed of 140mph, the Japanese-built “Javelin” is extremely light (for a train) and equipped with powerful electric motors. These […]

Jun 18th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized