high-speed rail projects

Siemens and Alstom Form European Train Giant to Beat Chinese Competition

Siemens and Alstom Form European Train Giant to Beat Chinese Competition

Siemens Alstom would make systems and equipment for two of Europe’s high-speed rail lines, Germany’s ICE and France’s TGV, which can zip between cities at about 185 m.p.h.
Hyperloop One Strikes Early-Stage Partnership With Colorado

Hyperloop One Strikes Early-Stage Partnership With Colorado

A Hyperloop One test site in Nevada. The company announced 10 finalists from a global contest for ideas about where the company may build its first routes.
Going Places: Why Even the Hyperloop Probably Wouldn’t Change Your Commute Time

Going Places: Why Even the Hyperloop Probably Wouldn’t Change Your Commute Time

Two Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link trains in Hong Kong. Wider use of fast trains like these, or the projected Hyperloop, could make it practical to live and work farther apart.
Hong Kong Rail Plan Raises Fears of Mainland China’s Influence

Hong Kong Rail Plan Raises Fears of Mainland China’s Influence

The construction site for a terminal serving a planned 85-mile express rail line connecting Hong Kong with the Chinese cities of Shenzhen and Guangzhou.
29 Minutes From New York to Washington? Elon Musk Teases a New Hyperloop

29 Minutes From New York to Washington? Elon Musk Teases a New Hyperloop

Sketches of Elon Musk’s first proposed Hyperloop passenger transport vehicle in 2013.
In Silicon Valley, Caltrain Upgrade Is Imperiled as Trump Withholds Funds

In Silicon Valley, Caltrain Upgrade Is Imperiled as Trump Withholds Funds

Construction was under way last month in Fresno, Calif., on the first leg of the high-speed rail line connecting San Francisco to Los Angeles. The high-speed rail project and Caltrain are
In Silicon Valley, Caltrain Upgrade Is Imperiled as Trump Withholds Funds

In Silicon Valley, Caltrain Upgrade Is Imperiled as Trump Withholds Funds

Construction was under way last month in Fresno, Calif., on the first leg of the high-speed rail line connecting San Francisco to Los Angeles. The high-speed rail project and Caltrain are
In Silicon Valley, Caltrain Upgrade Is Imperiled as Trump Withholds Funds

In Silicon Valley, Caltrain Upgrade Is Imperiled as Trump Withholds Funds

Construction was under way last month in Fresno, Calif., on the first leg of the high-speed rail line connecting San Francisco to Los Angeles. The high-speed rail project and Caltrain are