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China Invests $A152b Rail Network Expansion
Infrastructure
Tuesday February 28 2017

China Invests $A152b Rail Network Expansion

China's Transport Ministry will invest around 800 billion yuan ($A152 billion) to build 8600km of rail track to expand its rail network, state-owned Xinhua news agency...

What’s Holding Back High Speed Rail?
Infrastructure
Monday August 15 2016

What’s Holding Back High Speed Rail?

Back in 1984, CSIRO chairman Dr Paul Wild and his colleagues Dr John Brotchie and Dr John Nicholson put forward a radical idea.

High Speed Rail Could Add Eight New Cities to Australia
Civil
Thursday July 21 2016

High Speed Rail Could Add Eight New Cities to Australia

A private development group believes that the construction of a high-speed rail line along the eastern coast of Australia could facilitate the creation of eight entirely new inland cities.

High Speed Rail Could be the Key to Urban Sustainability
Urban Planning
Monday June 6 2016

High Speed Rail Could be the Key to Urban Sustainability

The development of high-speed rail along the eastern coast of Australia could be the key to maintaining the liveability of urban centres in the face of...

$5b High-Speed Rail Between Sydney and Melbourne
Civil
Thursday January 1 2015

$5b High-Speed Rail Between Sydney and Melbourne

It's been a hell of a long wait at the platform and still there's no sign of a fast train leaving the station. If we could...

China Plans World’s Longest High Speed Rail Line
Infrastructure
Thursday November 6 2014

China Plans World’s Longest High Speed Rail Line

Having built up closer ties with Russia, Beijing is pushing for the construction of a high speed rail line running all the way to Moscow along...

High Speed Rail Might Just be Affordable
Infrastructure
Tuesday October 28 2014

High Speed Rail Might Just be Affordable

In a boost for the perpetually postponed East Coast high speed rail link, this mega-project could actually cost about half what everyone thought.

Texas Eyes Japan for High Speed Rail
Infrastructure
Wednesday August 27 2014

Texas Eyes Japan for High Speed Rail

Private company Texas Central High-speed Railway (TCR) is looking to bring high speed rail to the Lone Star state with the assistance of the Japanese company...

Australia Could Have High Speed Rail by 2030
Infrastructure
Friday April 11 2014

Australia Could Have High Speed Rail by 2030

A new report released this week suggests that in addition to serving as a viable means of reducing transportation-related carbon emissions, high speed rail in Australia...

Infrastructure
Jun 20 2018
New $3bn Fast Train for Sydney's West

A $3 billion high-speed underground rail line connecting Sydney's CBD to Parramatta is set to be the centrepiece of the NSW government budget.

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