Delivering increased capacity via the Stockholm City Line project
Stockholm City Line, one of Sweden’s largest and most important construction projects, is set to open in July, doubling rail capacity throughout the city. We take a look at this €1.8bn project, which will take suburban trains away from the congested double-track line between Stockholm Central and Stockholm South, where suburban trains currently account for around 60% of traffic.
Slotting in UK rail freight
A two-year industry collaboration to determine the efficiency of the UK’s freight rail network has culminated in a massive timetable shakeup. How will the sector adapt to these changing times?
Biting the bullet: Is Texas ready to embrace high-speed rail?
The Texas bullet train proposal is dividing opinion across the Lone Star State, but recent reports suggest that President Trump has earmarked it as one of the country’s key infrastructure projects. Could this be the boost the project needs, or simply hot air? Ross Davies looks at the arguments.
Future Rail: Issue 50
In this issue: India’s undersea bullet, Montréal’s transit through toxic waste, trouble with rolling stock in Queensland, declining freight, Night Tube noise, mapping trains in real-train, and more
More than a train: India invests in Japanese high-speed rail
Construction of a highly ambitious bullet train in western India is slated to begin in 2018. With a loan from Japan, the $14.5bn project aims to replicate the world-famous Japanese Shinkansen technology and dramatically slash journey times across India’s territory. Philip Kleinfeld analyses the prospects and the expectations for this huge project.