Traveling comes with a substantial carbon footprint. We produce emissions from the time of booking to arriving at our destination. Can carbon reporting help drive more demand rail travel?
It’s that time of year again when skiers start getting excited about the first white glimpse of the mountain tops. Another winter season starts and it's time to plan the trip. But when it comes to skiing, can the high-speed train compete against air when traveling to the most popular ski destinations?
By 2050, Europe will count with a complete European high-speed rail network, tripling the current track's length. By then, rail will cover medium distance trips! It looks like a long way to go, but still there a great rail developments happening today: not only in Europe but in Asia. Is time to talk about China.
With the UK announcing that its economy grew by just 0.2%, high-speed tens of billion costs are being questioned. The Economics Affair Committee's recent report announced that the high-speed link (HS2) between London and Birmingham, t will require a £1,000 contribution per income taxpayer.
Last month, China funded a $13B project, completing 1000km of new tracks. An impressive milestone for China, need to adapt to the global marketplace. However, China isn’t funding this project domestically; it’s funding a project entirely based on another country, neighbouring Kazakhstan. Today, we analyse the key facts of high-speed rail developments in China.
With the world waiting to hear the announcement of the 2016 Summer Olympic City, let's take a look at each of the candidate cities and the railway and transport infrastructure they have to offer. Although this is just one of the many criteria that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will take into consideration, we believe it is one of the most imperative aspects of the bid. If there is a cash injection to the public transport network, the city will also benefit for many years to come.
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