B.4 – High Speed Rail Systems

Author: Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue High speed rail refers to passenger rail systems running at operational speed between 200 and 300 km/h, and above in some cases. 1. High Speed Networks Although trains could reach 200 km/hr by the beginning of the 20th century, operational speeds rarely surpassed 130 km/hr. The … Continue reading B.4 – High Speed Rail Systems