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HS1 plans to introduce direct London-to-Bordeaux high-speed link

HS1, the operator of the high-speed line between London and the Channel Tunnel, is planning to introduce direct high-speed services between London and Bordeaux, France, in collaboration with three other international railway operators.

Singapore LTA orders 17 additional Metropolis trains

The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has signed a €150m agreement to procure 17 additional Metropolis trains to support operations on the extensions of the North East Line (NEL) and the Circle Line (CCL).


Free transport: does opening up the railways make sense?

As part of short-lived, experimental initiatives in a number of cities across the world, transport authorities waived fares on certain public networks to encourage ridership and fight pollution. However, some believe this model could work on a permanent basis. Does free public transit really make sense economically?

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