UK Confirmed New High-Speed Network Projects

UK Confirmed New High-Speed Network Projects
June 19, 2007 6:57 pm

The UK government today confirmed it was considering a high-speed rail link using new and emerging technologies following a report by independent rail group Greengauge 21.

The not-for-profit organisation, established to research and develop the concept of a high-speed rail network, has called for the rail link to connect the channel tunnel terminus near London to Birmingham in the midlands.
The link would enable Midlands travellers to reach Paris in three hours, bypassing central London.
Today a UK Department of Transport spokesperson confirmed proposals for the high-speed link, hoped for cost £15bn, will be considered and results published as part of a white paper on railways.
A technical strategy looking at new and emerging technologies will also be published. One strongly considered proposal will look at incorporating in-cab signalling to new commuter trains, allowing trains to run closer together to reduce travelling times. The white paper and technical strategy are due out next month. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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