TITLE

Cost and capacity drive high speed train design

AUTHOR(S)
Hughes, Murray
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;May2010, Vol. 166 Issue 5, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the global market for high speed trains. In Germany, the ICx project allegedly represents the biggest order by volume so far, with as much as 300 trainsets. In Great Britain, there is a proposal to replace inter-city trains. Spanish operator RENFE Operadora has issued a tender for 10 high-capacity trainsets for international routes. In Japan, the pre-production Series E5 trainset for JR East is undergoing trial.
ACCESSION #
52569978

 

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