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JAPAN HIGH-SPEED RAIL IN UK

JAPAN HIGH-SPEED RAIL IN UK HITACHIKAWASAKIhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ShinkansenBiting the Bullet: What we can learn from the Shinkansen, discussion paper …

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Streetsblog New York City » What the Heck Was CommuterOutrage.com?

You will hoot with delight. This brightened my holiday (even though it has a somewhat grim overtone). Usual stipulation: TFA generally devotes itself to inter-city passenger rail issues, but this story is a dandy and some valuable insight for the rest of us.

Streetsblog New York City » What the Heck Was CommuterOutrage.com?.

Filed under: Passenger Rail Transportatio Policy

Russian high speed train service launched by CompareCarrentals.com News

A new high speed train service is now in operation between Moscow and St. Petersburg. The inaugural journey by the Sapsan high speed service left Moscow on December 17th. One of the passengers on board was Vladimir Yakunin the Russian Railways President. He announced that the new trains were not simply trains with carriages but a new type of travel altogether, a new type of technology.

Russian high speed train service launched by CompareCarrentals.com News.

Filed under: International High Speed Rail

Letter from China – Is China’s Economy Speeding Off the Rails? – NYTimes.com

Another view from the New York times. Now, let’s all try not to circle the wagons.

The time savings that the new system delivers may not justify the cost, creating a potential drag on long-term growth, said Michael Pettis, former head of emerging markets at Bear Stearns. The losers are Chinese consumers, who will have to wait for new health care and old-age benefits while the government focuses on public works spending, he said.

Letter from China – Is China’s Economy Speeding Off the Rails? – NYTimes.com.

Filed under: International High Speed Rail, Passenger Rail Transportatio Policy

Eurostar service partially restored CCTV-International

Eurostar has resumed part of its high-speed rail service linking Britain,France and Belgium following a three-day suspension.

Eurostar service partially restored CCTV-International.

Filed under: International High Speed Rail

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