Railways throughout the world are rushing to join the high-speed railway club. Rail is showing that it can offer strong competition to the airlines, particularly for journeys of less than 400km. A major development is the creation of international high-speed networks. Some of the countries involved are: Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Brussels, France, and Japan; with a growing interest in Russia, China, the Republic of Korea, and the United States. This article reviews some of these high-speed networks.

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    • Published in conjunction with the International Railway Congress Association (IRCA).
  • Corporate Authors:

    Kensington Publications Ltd

    111 Southwark Street
    London SE1 0JF,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Salveson, P
  • Publication Date: 1996


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00728562
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 7 1996 12:00AM