High Speed Rail

Business class vs first class on Chinese high-speed rail

On China's bullet trains, business class turns out to be superior to first class.

Europe's high-speed rail takes on business class flights

Europe’s rail operators have ambitious plans to claw away at a large slice of the business travel...

Japan tests world's faster bullet train

Japan is pushing the limits of rail travel as it begins testing the fastest-ever shinkansen bulle...

Hong Kong to Shenzhen via high-speed rail

The new High Speed Rail line between Hong Kong and mainland China (sometimes also known as the Ex...

High speed rail from Hong Kong to China

China's sprawling bullet train network will extend to Hong Kong on September 23, providing a dire...

Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said he’ll cancel a planned high-speed...

High-speed rail now rivals air travel

Across Asia and Europe, high-speed rail is providing a competitive alternative to air travel on t...

Riding in the Hyperloop at 1,120km/h

You're seated in a sealed pod that's levitating inside the partial vacuum of a seemingly endless ...

Aussie bullet train: SYD-MEL in 3 hours

It's the Aussie bullet train which would let you travel between Sydney and Melbourne in under thr...

Japan's bullet trains raise the bar

Japan's high-speed trains are gearing up with high-speed luxe in an renewed attempt to fight dome...

Photos: Eurostar gets a make-over

The first of Eurostar's refreshed trains rolls out of the workshop this week, and is expected to ...

Singapore – KL bullet train runs late

It's the announcement which nobody wanted to hear, although few were surprised: "The 2020 express...

When the train beats the plane

We compare a British Airways flight against the high-speed Eurostar train on the London-Paris rou...

Paris to get high-speed airport express

The good news: Paris' super-busy Charles de Gaulle international airport is getting an ...

Eurostar sees boost from Aussie travellers

An increasing number of Australians are favouring high-speed rail over air travel, says Eurostar,...

London-Frankfurt high speed rail

Plans for a direct high-speed train service between London and Frankfurt remain on track, with a ...

Aussie bullet train?

Sydney to Melbourne, or Brisbane, in under three hours: that’s the promise of Australia&rsq...

Canberra Airport's $11bn high-speed rail plan

Canberra Airport is continuing its campaign to become a de facto second airport for Sydney, with ...