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AHSRA’s Global Newssection gives insight to high speed rail news
outside of the US, providing important industry information.




Lesson from Europe on an eruption’s disruption
April 23, 2010 – SF Gate
Gurinder Osan / AP Tom Sandford Bondy reads “Stranded” as he…

Greens propose High Speed Rail link
April 23, 2010 – The Greens
With the Melbourne-Sydney flight route the 4th busiest in th…

MPs demand that high speed train link must stop in Cumbria
March 31, 2010 – North West Evening Mail

China plans Beijing to London high-speed train
March 30, 2010 – Breaking Travel News
China has unveiled ambitious plans to export its rail techno…

March 29, 2010 – Zibb
Central Japan Railway Co. (TSE:9022) said on Friday that it …

Bank of China to invest six billion yuan in fast rail firm
April 1, 2010 – Yahoo Finance Singapore
Bank of China said Thursday it has agreed to inject up to si…

Leighton Asia awarded US$417 million XRL contract
March 15, 2010 –
The MTR Corporation has awarded Leighton Asia a contract wor…

China’s Speedy Rails Going Overseas 
March 15, 2010 – Life of Guangzhou
Source: Global Times China’s popular high-speed rails and tr…

Call to emulate Chinese high-speed rail 
March 9, 2010 – Sydney Morning Herald
THE journey from London to Beijing by rail could take just t…

National High speed Rail Authority to be set up
February 23 2010

Joint effort on track to take Shinkansen system to U.S.
February 22 2010

China’s Trains Are Better Than America’s and That’s a Good Thing
February 21 2010

Appleton finalist for train plant
February 19 2010

International experience, expertise shared at APTA/UIC high-speed practicums
February 17 2010

China Sees Growth Engine in a Web of Fast Trains 
February 12 2010

Global experience could give Bombardier an edge in U.S. high-speed rail plans 
January 28 2010

High –Speed Rail Approaches Station
January 26 2010

China ACM Wins Xi’an High-Speed Railway Concrete Service Contract
January 25 2010

JR Tokai targets Florida bullet train deal
January 25 2010

Britain needs high-speed lines, not Victorian-era railways
January 19 2010

Yemen to Launch a 3.5 Billion Railway
January 18 2010

Hong Kong Lawmakers Approve Funding For HK$66.9 Billion Rail Line
January 15 2010

12 billion dollar loan for Taiwan high speed rail firm
January 11 2010

High Speed Rail Plans Should Benefit Us All
January 11 2010

World warming to greener train travel
January 11 2010

High Speed Rail in China Using Dedicated Lines
January 10 2010

Rail Europe Sees Advantages in Train Deregulation
December 11 2009

Make tracks in Europe: Hop aboard the continent’s high-speed intercity trains
December 11 2009

Tories could pull off high speed rail link for Wales for decades
December 11 2009

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