Category: HSR Technologies

SNCF – TGV

TGV (French: Train à Grande Vitesse, “high-speed train”) is France’s intercity high-speed rail service, operated by SNCF, the national rail operator. It was developed in the 1970s by GEC-Alsthom and SNCF. LGV is the...

Korean High Speed Train (KTX)

South Korea has a new and efficient high-speed service known as Korea Train Express, abbreviated KTX. It is often promoted as an indigenous Korean train, although it is actually based on the French TGV....

China Railways

High-speed rail (HSR) in China is officially defined as passenger-dedicated railways designed to carry multiple unit trains at speeds of 250–350 km/h (155–217 mph). Certain use freight and passenger rail lines, that can be...

The Shinkansen

The Shinkansen, colloquially known in English as the bullet train, is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan operated by five Japan Railways Group companies. Starting with the Tōkaidō Shinkansen (515.4 km, 320.3...