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ABB (ASEA Brown Boveri) is a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, operating mainly in robotics, power, heavy electrical equipments, and automation technology areas.
Abellio ScotRail, (Rèile na h-Alba), operating services under the name ScotRail, is the national train operating company of Scotland.
The Acela Express (colloquially abbreviated to Acela) is Amtrak's flagship service along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) in the Northeastern United States between Washington, D.C. and Boston via 14 intermediate stops including Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City.
ABB Daimler-Benz Transportation (after 1999 DaimlerChrysler Rail Systems), commonly known under its brand ADtranz, was a multi-national rail transport equipment manufacturer with facilities concentrated in Europe and the US.
The Advanced Passenger Train (APT) was a tilting high speed train developed by British Rail during the 1970s and early 1980s, for use on the West Coast Main Line (WCML).
Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft AG (AEG) (German: "General electricity company") was a German producer of electrical equipment founded as the Deutsche Edison-Gesellschaft für angewandte Elektricität in 1883 in Berlin by Emil Rathenau.
The AGV (acronym for French: Automotrice à grande vitesse) is a standard gauge, high-speed, electric multiple-unit train designed and built by Alstom.
Alfa Pendular is the name of the Pendolino high-speed tilting train of Portuguese state railway company CP.
Allegro is a high-speed train service between Helsinki, Finland, and St. Petersburg, Russia.
Alstom is a French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signalling and locomotives, with products including the AGV, TGV, Eurostar, and Pendolino high-speed trains, in addition to suburban, regional and metro trains, and Citadis trams.
The Alstom Coradia family range of Inter-city trains and regional trains includes multiple unit diesel (DMU) or electric (EMU) as well as double-decker trains that can carry up to 900 passengers.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Arlanda Express is an airport rail link connecting Stockholm Central Station with the Stockholm-Arlanda Airport outside Stockholm, Sweden.
The Austrian Federal Railways (German: Österreichische Bundesbahnen or ÖBB, formerly the Bundesbahn Österreich or BBÖ) is the national railway system of Austria, and the administrator of Liechtenstein's railways.
Alta Velocidad Española (AVE) is a service of high-speed rail in Spain operated by Renfe, the Spanish national railway company, at speeds of up to.
The AVE Class 100, or Series 100, is a high-speed train used for AVE services by the Renfe Operadora, in Spain.
The AVE Class 102 or S-102S-102 denotes 'Serie 102 de RENFE', the 1xx series is used for fixed passenger high speed electric trains (nicknamed "Pato" in Spanish, because of its nose that looks like the beak of a duck, "pato" in Spanish) is a high-speed train used for the AVE service and operated in Spain by the state-run railway company RENFE.
The AVE Class 103 is a high-speed train used for the AVE service and operated in Spain by the state-run railway company RENFE.
Avelia Liberty is a model of high-speed passenger train marketed by French train producer Alstom.
České dráhy, often shortened to ČD (English: Czech Railways), is the main railway operator in the Czech Republic providing regional and long-distance services.
Bombardier Transportation is the rail equipment division of the Canadian firm Bombardier Inc. Bombardier Transportation is one of the world's largest companies in the rail vehicle and equipment manufacturing and servicing industry.
The Voyager series is a group of high-speed diesel-electric multiple-unit trains built in Belgium by Bombardier Transportation for service on the UK railway network.
Bombardier Zefiro is a family of high-speed passenger trains designed by Bombardier Transportation whose variants have top operating speeds of between and.
Brightline is a diesel–electric higher-speed rail system in Florida, United States.
The Class 180 is a British diesel multiple-unit train built by Alstom at Washwood Heath in Birmingham between 2000 and 2001 for then-new express services operated by First Great Western (FGW).
The Class 220 Voyager is a class of diesel-electric high-speed multiple-unit trains built in Belgium by Bombardier Transportation in 2000 and 2001.
The Class 221 Super Voyager is a class of diesel-electric multiple-unit express trains built in Bruges, Belgium, by Bombardier Transportation in 2001/02.
The British Rail Class 222 is a diesel multiple unit high-speed train capable of.
British Rail's Class 370 tilting trains, also referred to as APT-P (meaning Advanced Passenger Train Prototype), were the pre-production Advanced Passenger Train units.
The British Rail Class 373 or TGV TMST train is a French designed and built electric multiple unit that operate Eurostar high speed rail services from London to France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel, part of the TGV family, it has a smaller cross-section to fit the smaller loading gauge in Britain, was originally able to operate on the UK third rail network and it has extensive fireproofing in case of fire in the tunnel.
The Class 374 electric multiple unit high speed train, branded as Eurostar e320, provide Eurostar services through the Channel Tunnel to serve destinations beyond the core routes to Paris and Brussels.
The Class 390 Pendolino is a type of electric high-speed train operated by Virgin Trains in the United Kingdom, leased from Angel Trains.
The Class 395 Javelin is a dual-voltage electric multiple unit (EMU) built for high-speed commuter services on High Speed 1 and elsewhere on the Integrated Kent Franchise. The six-car trains were built in Japan by Hitachi and operate at a maximum speed of under 25 kV AC overhead electrification on High Speed 1, and on 750 V DC third rail supply on conventional lines. The use of the high-speed trains as part of the transport infrastructure for the Olympic Park formed part of the original bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics. The service was named the Olympic Javelin Shuttle, and was the origin for the Javelin nickname. The Olympic services began 28 July 2012.
The British Rail Class 43 (HST) is the TOPS classification used for the InterCity 125 High Speed Train (formerly classes 253 and 254) power cars, built by British Rail Engineering Limited from 1975 to 1982.
The Class 800 Intercity Express Train is a type of electro-diesel train used in the United Kingdom, based on the Hitachi A-train design.
The Class 801 Super Express is the electric multiple unit (EMU) variant of the Hitachi Super Express, based on the Hitachi A-train, high-speed trains to be used in the United Kingdom.
The British Rail Class 802 is a type of bi-mode multiple unit train being built by Hitachi Rail Europe for Great Western Railway (GWR), TransPennine Express and Hull Trains, based on the Hitachi A-train design.
The British Rail Class 91 is a class of, electric locomotives ordered as a component of the East Coast Main Line modernisation and electrification programme of the late 1980s.
British Rail Engineering Limited (BREL), incorporated on 31 October 1969, was the railway systems engineering subsidiary of British Rail until the design and building of trains in the UK was privatised in 1989.
Brown, Boveri (BBC) was a Swiss group of electrical engineering companies.
Oaris is a modular high-speed train platform developed by the Spanish manufacturer CAF.
The is the main railway company operating in the Chūbu (Nagoya) region of central Japan.
China Railway, commonly known as CR, full name China Railway Corporation is a state-owned sole proprietorship enterprise that undertakes railway passenger and cargo transportation services in the People's Republic of China and is a state-owned industrial enterprise established under the "Law of the People's Republic of China on All-Ownership Industrial Enterprises." The Ministry of Finance acts on behalf of the State Council to perform the duties of investors..
The CRH380A Hexie Hao (simplified Chinese: 和谐号; traditional Chinese: 和諧號; pinyin: Héxié Hào; literally: "Harmony Express") is a Chinese electric high-speed train that was developed by CSR Corporation Limited (CSR) and is currently manufactured by CSR Qingdao Sifang Locomotive & Rolling Stock Co., Ltd.
The China Railways CRH5 is an electric multiple unit high-speed train in use with China Railway High-speed in the People's Republic of China.
The China Railways CRH6 is a new generation of regional/commuter high-speed train of the People's Republic of China.
The DJJ1 "Blue Arrow" is a type of high speed EMU train used by mainland China Railways.
CP — Comboios de Portugal, EPE (CP; English: Trains of Portugal) is a state-owned company which operates passenger trains in Portugal.
Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (Grupo CAF) (literally "Construction & Other Railway Services") is a Spanish publicly-listed company which manufactures railway vehicles and equipment. It is based in Beasain in the Basque Country. Equipment manufactured by Grupo CAF includes light rail vehicles, rapid transit trains, railroad cars and locomotives, as well as variable gauge axles that can be fitted on any existing truck or bogie. Over the 20 years from the early 1990s, CAF benefitted from the rail investment boom in its home market in Spain to become a world player with a broad technical capability, able to manufacture almost any type of rail vehicle. CAF has supplied railway rolling stock to a number of major urban transit operators around Europe, the US, South America, East Asia, India and North Africa.
CrossCountry (legal name XC Trains Limited) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Arriva UK Trains, operating the New Cross Country franchise.
CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., Ltd. is a Chinese rolling stock manufacturer and a division of the CRRC.
CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd. formerly known as CSR Qingdao Sifang Locomotive & Rolling Stock Co., Ltd.
CRRC Tangshan Co., Ltd., is a manufacturer of rolling stock located in Tangshan, Hebei province, People's Republic of China.
CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd. is one of the electric locomotive manufacturers in China.
The Duewag AG was one of Germany's major manufacturers for rail vehicles.
The DB Class 403 was a series of three electric multiple units commissioned by the Deutsche Bundesbahn in the 1970s, an early predecessor of the Intercity-Express as a high-speed train.
Deutsche Bahn AG (abbreviated as DB, DB AG or DBAG) is a German railway company.
DSB, an abbreviation of Danske Statsbaner (Danish State Railways), is the largest Danish train operating company, and the largest in Scandinavia.
The was a high-speed Shinkansen train type operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) in Japan from July 1994 until September 2012.
The is a Japanese high-speed Shinkansen train type operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) on the Tohoku and Hokuriku Shinkansen high-speed lines in Japan since 1997.
The is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type built for Komachi services which commenced on 3 June 1997, coinciding with the opening of the new Akita Shinkansen "mini-shinkansen" line, a regular narrow-gauge line between Morioka and Akita re-gauged to.
The is a high-speed shinkansen train type operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) in Japan.
The is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) on Tohoku Shinkansen services since 5 March 2011 and on Hokkaido Shinkansen services since 26 March 2016.
The is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) on Komachi "mini-shinkansen" services on the Tohoku Shinkansen and Akita Shinkansen from Tokyo to Akita since 16 March 2013.
The is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) on the Hokuriku Shinkansen since 15 March 2014.
is a major passenger railway company in Japan and one of the seven Japan Railways Group companies.
East Midlands Trains (EMT) is a British train operating company owned by Stagecoach Group.
The ER200 was a Soviet electric train built in Riga by Rīgas Vagonbūves Rūpnīca.
The SNCF TGV 2N2, ONCF RGV 2N2 or most commonly called Euroduplex, is the 3rd generation of the TGV Duplex (after the TGV Dasye), in construction since 2011 by Alstom in Belfort and Aytré (near La Rochelle). It has entered commercial operation by the French national railway company on. Sixty five trains from the SNCF are also named L'Océane, after the inauguration of the LGV L'Océane. These trains are interoperable, containing equipment allowing them to travel between several european continental countries with various types of electrification and signalling systems such as France, Germany, Switzerland, Spain and Luxembourg. A Moroccan variation will be the first high speed train to operate in Africa.
Eurostar is a high-speed railway service connecting London with Amsterdam, Avignon, Brussels, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Paris and Rotterdam.
Fiat Ferroviaria was the rail division of FIAT of Italy.
Flytoget, the Airport Express Train (Flytoget) is a Norwegian high-speed airport rail link connecting Oslo Airport, Gardermoen to Oslo Central Station in nineteen minutes.
The Frecciarossa 1000, also known as the ETR 1000 (Trenitalia classification) is a high-speed train operated by Italian state railway operator Trenitalia.
ETR 450 (ElettroTrenoRapido 450) was the first series Italian tilting train (also called Pendolino).
The ETR 460 is an electric multiple unit (EMU) tilting train produced by FIAT Ferroviaria (now Alstom Ferroviaria) since 1993.
ETR 470 (ElettroTreno 470) is a high-speed tilting Electric Multiple Unit introduced in 1993 and produced in nine units for the ItaloSwiss firm Cisalpino.
The ETR 480 is a tilting Electric Multiple Unit built by FIAT Ferroviaria (now Alstom Ferroviaria) since 1993, It is also known as Pendolino.
Fuxing Hao is a series of electric multiple unit high-speed trains operated by China Railway Corporation and developed by CRRC, which owns the independent intellectual property rights.
GMB Class 71 is an electric multiple unit used by Flytoget for the Airport Express Trains on the Gardermoen Line of Norway.
Grand Central is an open-access operator of train services in the United Kingdom, owned by Arriva UK Trains.
First Greater Western Limited, trading as Great Western Railway (GWR), is a British train operating company owned by FirstGroup that operates the Greater Western railway franchise.
Guangshen railway or Guangzhou–Shenzhen railway, also known as the Chinese section of the Kowloon–Canton railway in 1911–1949, is a railway in Guangdong province in the People's Republic of China, between Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
The is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type owned by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido) for use on Tohoku and Hokkaido Shinkansen services since 26 March 2016.
The Haramain high-speed rail project, also known as the "Western railway" or "Mecca–Medina high-speed railway", is a high-speed inter-city rail transport system under construction in Saudi Arabia.
High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock and dedicated tracks.
() is a Japanese multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
Hitachi Rail Italy S.p.A. (HRI) is a rail transport engineering company based in Italy whose main products are designing and manufacturing of railway and mass transit vehicles.
The is one of the constituent companies of the Japan Railways Group (JR Group), and is often referred to using its official abbreviation of.
Hull Trains is an open access operator in England owned by FirstGroup.
Hyundai Rotem is a South Korean company manufacturing rolling stock, defense products and plant equipment.
The IC4 is an inter-city train built by the Italian train manufacturer AnsaldoBreda for the trans-Great Belt routes of Danske Statsbaner (DSB), Denmark's national railway operator.
The ICE 1 is the first batch-produced German high-speed train and one of six in the InterCityExpress family.
The ICE 2 is the second series of German high-speed trains and one of six in the Intercity-Express family since 1995.
ICE 3, or Intercity-Express 3, is a family of high-speed EMU trains operated by Deutsche Bahn.
ICE 4 is a brand name for long-distance Intercity-Express high-speed trains being procured by Deutsche Bahn.
DBAG Class 411 and Class 415 are German tilting high-speed electric multiple-unit trains in service with Deutsche Bahn (DB), commonly known as ICE T.
The DBAG Class 605, commonly known as the ICE TD was a high-speed diesel multiple unit (DMU) train, in service with Deutsche Bahn and DSB.
InterCity (commonly abbreviated IC on timetables and tickets) is the classification applied to certain long-distance passenger train services in Europe.
InterCity (or, in the earliest days, the hyphenated Inter-City) was introduced by British Rail in 1966 as a brand-name for its long-haul express passenger services (see British Rail brand names for a full history).
InterCity 125 was the brand name of British Rail's diesel-powered High Speed Train (HST) fleet, which was built from 1975 to 1982 and was introduced in 1976.
The InterCity 225 is an electric high speed train in the United Kingdom, comprising a Class 91 electric locomotive, nine Mark 4 coaches and a Driving Van Trailer (DVT).
The Intercity-Express (written as InterCityExpress in Austria, Denmark, Switzerland and, formerly, in Germany) or ICE is a system of high-speed trains predominantly running in Germany and its surrounding countries.
is a Japanese-language monthly magazine for railfans covering the mainly Japanese railways published by Koyusha.
is a manufacturer of heavy rail cars in Japan, formerly known as.
, abbreviated or "JNR", was the business entity that operated Japan's national railway network from 1949 to 1987.
Oy Karelian Trains Ltd is a joint venture agreed on 23 November 2006 between Russian Railways (RZhD) and VR Group (Finnish Railways) to facilitate the operation of international express passenger rail services between Helsinki, Finland, and Saint Petersburg, Russia.
is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of motorcycles, heavy equipment, aerospace and defense equipment, rolling stock and ships.
is the rolling stock production division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries. Since beginning operations in 1906, the company has produced more than 90,000 Railroad cars.
() is a Japanese manufacturer of railroad vehicles base in Osaka.
Kollektivtrafikförvaltningen UL (English: Public transport administration UL) (formerly Upplands Lokaltrafik until 1 January 2012) is the integrated transport authority (Trafikhuvudman) responsible for public transport buses and trains at the county level (länstrafik) in Uppsala County, Sweden.
Korea Railroad Corporation (Korean: 한국철도공사, Hanja: 韓國鐵道公社), promoted as Korail (코레일), is the national railroad operator in South Korea.
KraussMaffei Group GmbH is a manufacturer of injection molding machines, machines for plastics extrusion technology, and reaction process machinery.
The Krupp family (see pronunciation), a prominent 400-year-old German dynasty from Essen, became famous for their production of steel, artillery, ammunition, and other armaments.
The KTX-I or simply KTX, also known as TGV-K, is a South Korean high speed train class based on the French TGV Réseau. The 20-car formation of the trainsets without restaurant car is optimized for high capacity. The 46 trainsets were built partly in France and partly in South Korea in the framework of a technology transfer agreement, which was the basis for further domestic high-speed train development in South Korea. Korail uses the name of KTX as the official name of KTX-I. The name of KTX-I is derived to distinguish KTX-Sancheon, which was formerly called as KTX-II, but it is not the official name for this rolling stock. The high-speed rail service of South Korea's national rail carrier Korail, Korea Train Express (KTX), started with the KTX-I. The operational reliability of the trains was improved over time with better maintenance and minor modifications. As of 2011, the KTX-I remains Korail's main workhorse in KTX service with a maximum scheduled speed of.
The KTX-Sancheon is a South Korean high-speed train built by Hyundai Rotem in the second half of the 2000s and operated by Korail since March 2009.
The, also referred to as, is one of the constituent companies of Japan Railways Group (JR Group).
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a British train operating company that operates the InterCity East Coast franchise.
Maglev (derived from magnetic levitation) is a system of train transportation that uses two sets of magnets, one set to repel and push the train up off the track as in levitation (hence Maglev, Magnetic-levitation), then another set to move the 'floating train' ahead at great speed taking advantage of the lack of friction.
MARC (Maryland Area Regional Commuter) Train Service, known prior to 1984 as Maryland Rail Commuter, is a commuter rail system comprising three lines in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area.
The is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train with tilting capability developed jointly by JR Central and JR-West for use on the Tokaido and San'yō Shinkansen lines since 2007, and also operated by JR Kyushu on the Kyushu Shinkansen line.
NMBS/SNCB (Nationale Maatschappij der Belgische Spoorwegen, Société nationale des chemins de fer belges, Nationale Gesellschaft der Belgischen Eisenbahnen) is the national railway company of Belgium.
Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS;; "Dutch Railways") a Dutch state-owned company, the principal passenger railway operator in the Netherlands.
Network Rail is the owner (via its subsidiary Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd, which was known as Railtrack plc before 2002) and infrastructure manager of most of the rail network in England, Scotland and Wales.
The New Pendolino is a class of high-speed tilting trains built by Alstom Ferroviaria for Trenitalia, SBB, Renfe, and PKP, known as the ETR 600 / 610, RABe 503, Avant S-114 and ED250 respectively.
,, formed in 1896, is a major rolling stock manufacturer based in Nagoya, Japan.
The Northeast Regional is a regional rail service operated by Amtrak in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States.
Norges Statsbaner AS, trading as NSB AS and known in English as the Norwegian State Railways, is a government-owned railway company which operates most passenger train services in Norway.
NSB Class 73 (NSB-type 73) is a class of 22 electric multiple units built by Adtranz for the Norwegian State Railways.
Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (New Passenger Transport) is an Italian company which is Europe's first private open access operator of high-speed trains.
ONCF (from French: Office National des Chemins de Fer; المكتب الوطني للسكك الحديدية Al-Maktab al-Waṭaniy lil-Sikak al-Ḥadīdiyyah; Moroccan National Railways Office) is Morocco's national railway operator.
Pendolino (from Italian pendolo "pendulum", and -ino, a diminutive suffix) is an Italian family of tilting trains used in Italy, Spain, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Finland, Russian Federation, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Slovakia, Switzerland and China.
PKP Intercity is a company of PKP Group responsible for long-distance passenger transport.
The Railjet (branded as railjet) is a high-speed train of the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) and Czech Railways (ČD), which was introduced with the timetable change of 2008-2009 and operates at speeds of up to.
Rautaruukki Corporation (Rautaruukki Oyj, using the marketing name Ruukki) is a Finnish company, headquartered in Helsinki, which manufactures and supplies metal-based components and systems to the construction and engineering industries.
Rīgas Vagonbūves Rūpnīca (RVR) is one of the largest machine-building plants in Latvia, founded in 1895 by the businessman Oscar Freywirth under the name Phoenix.
The Regina is a Swedish model of electric multiple unit passenger train, manufactured by Bombardier Transportation (formerly Adtranz).
The RENFE Class 120 (nickname Sepia) are high-speed electric multiple units used on Alvia services in Spain. www.renfe.es www.renfe.es The trainsets are dual-voltage, dual-gauge units capable of changing gauge without stopping at 30 km/h. Twelve units were ordered in 2001, and a further 45 units in 2004 29 units of the class RENFE Class 121 were ordered for medium-distance high-speed Avant services. The units are very similar to the Class 120 but include additional electrical equipment for redundancy (a requirement for trains using the Guadarrama Tunnel), and do not provide first class seating, raising the number of seats to 282.
The RENFE Class 130 or S-130 (Spanish: Serie 130 de Renfe, manufacturer's designation Talgo 250) is a high-speed dual-gauge, dual-voltage trainset consisting of 11 Talgo VII tilting coaches and two power cars, used on Alvia services.
The RENFE Class 490, also known as the ETR 490, is an electric multiple unit constructed by Alstom and Fiat Ferroviaria and operated by Spanish rail company Renfe Operadora on its Alaris long-distance services.
The RENFE Class 730 or S-730 (Spanish: Serie 730 de Renfe, manufacturer's designation Talgo 250) is a high-speed dual-gauge, dual-voltage and hybrid (electric and diesel) trainset consisting of 11 Talgo VII tilting coaches and two power cars, used on Alvia services.
Renfe Operadora is the state-owned company which operates freight and passenger trains on the, the and the networks of the Spanish national railway infrastructure company Adif (Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias—Railway Infrastructure Administration).
JSC Russian Railways (JSC RZhD; ОАО «Российские железные дороги» (ОАО «РЖД») tr. OAO Rossiyskie zheleznye dorogi (OAO RZhD)) is a Russian fully state-owned vertically integrated company, both managing infrastructure and operating freight and passenger train services.
The Riyadh–Qurayyat line is a railway line in Saudi Arabia that connects the cities of Riyadh and Qurayyat.
The Saudi Railway Company (SAR; الشركة السعودية للخطوط الحديدية) is one of two state-owned companies that operates Saudi Arabia's rail network.
The Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) (المؤسسة العامة للخطوط الحديدية) is one of two state-owned companies that operates Saudi Arabia's rail network.
The RABDe 500 (often nicknamed ICN for Intercity-Neigezug, German for Intercity Tilting Train, the train category for which these trains are used), is a Swiss passenger train which was introduced in 2000, in time for Expo.02 held in western Switzerland in 2002.
The, colloquially known in English as the bullet train, is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan.
The Siemens Charger is a family of diesel-electric passenger locomotive designed and manufactured by Siemens Mobility for the North American market.
Siemens Mobility is a division of the German conglomerate Siemens.
Siemens Velaro is a family of high-speed EMU trains used in Germany, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Spain, China, Russia and Turkey.
Siemens Venturio is a concept intercity and interregional train from Siemens Mobility.
SJ (formally SJ AB) is a government-owned passenger train operator in Sweden.
X2 is the Swedish high speed train system operated by the operator SJ (Swedish Railways) under the SJ 2000 brand name.
X40 is a series of electric multiple units operated by SJ of Sweden.
The Société nationale des chemins de fer français (SNCF, "French National Railway Company") is France's national state-owned railway company.
The TGV Atlantique (TGV-A) is a class of high-speed trains used in France by SNCF; they were built by Alstom between 1988 and 1992, and were the second generation of TGV trains, following on from the TGV Sud-Est.
The TGV Duplex is a French high-speed train of the TGV family, manufactured by Alstom, and operated by the French national railway company SNCF.
The TGV POS is a TGV train built by French manufacturer Alstom which is operated by the French national rail company, the SNCF, in France's high-speed rail lines.
The SNCF TGV Réseau (TGV-R) trains were built by Alstom between 1992 and 1996.
The SNCF TGV Sud-Est or TGV-PSE is a French high speed TGV train built by Alstom and operated by SNCF, the French national railway company.
The Thalys PBKA is a high-speed train derived from the French TGV.
Sorefame (an abbreviation of Sociedades Reunidas de Fabricações Metálicas) was a Portuguese manufacturer of railway rolling stock and industrial equipment, such as dam gates equipment.
London & South Eastern Railway Limited, trading as Southeastern, is a British train operating company owned by the Anglo-French joint venture Govia that provides rail services in South East England.
The Stadler EC250, also known as SMILE, short for Schneller Mehrsystemfähiger Innovativer Leichter Expresszug (English: “speedy, multi-system, innovative, lightweight express train”), is a high-speed electric multiple unit train under development by Stadler Rail of Switzerland for the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB).
Stadler FLIRT (Fast Light Innovative Regional Train; 1) is a diesel or electric multiple unit railcar made by Stadler Rail of Switzerland.
Stadler Rail AG, also known as Stadler Rail Group, is a Swiss manufacturer of railway rolling stock, with an emphasis on regional train multiple units and trams.
Strømmens Værksted A/S was an industrial company based in Skedsmo, Norway, specializing in the production of rolling stock.
Swiss Federal Railways (Schweizerische Bundesbahnen, SBB, Chemins de fer fédéraux suisses, CFF, Ferrovie federali svizzere, FFS) is the national railway company of Switzerland.
Taiwan High Speed Rail (abbreviated THSR or HSR) is a high-speed rail line that runs approximately, along the west coast of Taiwan, from the capital Taipei to the southern city of Kaohsiung.
Talgo is a Spanish manufacturer of intercity, standard, and high speed passenger trains.
The Tashkent to Samarkand high-speed rail line is a high-speed rail connection between Tashkent and Samarkand, the two largest Uzbek cities.
Tågkompaniet or Svenska Tågkompaniet AB (The Swedish Train Company) is a Swedish railway company that operates franchises in Northern Sweden and Greater Stockholm.
TCDD HT65000 is a series of twelve high-speed electric multiple units built by the Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) of Spain for the Turkish State Railways (TCDD), The EMUs are used on the Turkish high-speed railway network and can reach a maximum commercial speed of 250 km/h.
TCDD HT80000 is a series of high-speed electric multiple units built by Siemens for the Turkish State Railways.
Tecnomasio was an Italian scientific and precision instrument company founded in the 1860s.
The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse, "high-speed train") is France's intercity high-speed rail service, operated by the SNCF, the state-owned national rail operator.
Thalys (French) is a French-Belgian high-speed train operator originally built around the LGV Nord high-speed line between Paris and Brussels.
The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.
The THSR 700T (台灣高鐵700T型電聯車) is the high-speed electric multiple unit trainset derived from the Japanese Shinkansen family for Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR), Taiwan's high-speed rail line. The THSR 700T is based primarily on the 700 Series Shinkansen, with the "T" referring to Taiwan. The trains were manufactured in Japan by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Nippon Sharyo, and Hitachi, Ltd., marking the first time Japanese Shinkansen trains have been exported overseas. 30 trains were delivered to THSR operator Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC), and are in regular service with a top speed of since the line's opening on January 5, 2007.
Thyssen Henschel was a German industrial firm and defense contractor.
TransPennine Express (legally known as First TransPennine Express Limited) First TransPennine Express Limited is a British train operating company owned by FirstGroup operating the TransPennine Express franchise.
Transrapid is a German-developed high-speed monorail train using magnetic levitation.
Transtech Ltd (Oy) is Finland's major domestic manufacturer of railway and trams rolling stock.
Trenitalia is the primary train operator in Italy.
The State Railways of the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları), abbreviated as TCDD, is a government-owned national railway company responsible with the ownership and maintenance of railway infrastructure in Turkey, as well as the planning and construction of new lines.
The Uzbekistan Railways (script) are the national rail carrier of Uzbekistan.
The V250 was a high-speed train, designed by Pininfarina and built by AnsaldoBreda to operate on the Fyra-service, a high speed train of NS International and NMBS/SNCB between Amsterdam and Brussels with a branch to Breda on the newly built HSL-Zuid in the Netherlands and its extension HSL 4 in Belgium.
A variable gauge system allows railway vehicles in a train to travel across a break of gauge caused by two railway networks with differing track gauges.
Västtrafik is the agency responsible for public transport services involving buses, ferries, trains, and the Göteborg tramway in the county of Västra Götaland, Sweden (plus Kungsbacka Municipality).
Veolia Transport (formerly Connex and CGEA Transport) was the international transport services division of the French-based multinational company Veolia Environnement until the 2011 merger that gave rise to Veolia Transdev.
Virgin Trains (legal name West Coast Trains Limited) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Virgin Rail Group that has operated the InterCity West Coast franchise since 9 March 1997.
VR (formally VR Group) is a government-owned railway company in Finland.
The Sm3 Pendolino (originally branded as Pendolino S220, and usually referred to simply as the Pendolino) is a class of high-speed body-tilting trains operated by VR Group. It is a member of the Pendolino train family; its design is based on the ETR 460. The first two trainsets were assembled in Finland by Rautaruukki-Transtech in the mid-1990s. The rest of the series of eighteen EMUs were built by FIAT Ferroviaria (later Alstom) between 2000 and 2006. The trains serve most of Finland's major cities such as Helsinki, Turku, Oulu and Joensuu with a maximum speed of, although this speed is only attained between Kerava and Lahti. The train has a power output of and weighs. The Sm3 had a long prototype phase before the main series was ordered, with reliability issues being brought up by the press from time to time. Negative reporting continues to haunt the series' reputation. Reliability problems cannot be proven, as no statistics of specific train types are available. The train has not managed to cope with harsh Finnish weather conditions, and the time benefit of the tilting mechanism will not be taken into account in timetables of winter 2011–2012. Nevertheless, the Sm3 has also received positive feedback from passengers and has led to increased operating speeds on the Finnish rail network.
The is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) on the Hokuriku Shinkansen since it was extended from to in March 2015.
, also referred to as, is one of the Japan Railways Group (JR Group) companies and operates in western Honshu.
X 2000, also called X2, is a tilting train operated by SJ in Sweden.
X3 is an electric multiple unit train used by Arlanda Express on the airport rail link service between Stockholm Central Station and Stockholm-Arlanda Airport in Sweden.
The Z-TER (Z 21500) is a French model of electric multiple unit regional passenger train, manufactured by Alstom and Bombardier Transportation, and operated by SNCF.
The trains were the first Shinkansen trainsets built to run on Japan's new Tōkaidō Shinkansen high-speed line which opened in Japan in 1964.
The was a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type which operated between 1984 and 2012 on the Tokaido Shinkansen and Sanyo Shinkansen high-speed lines. They were introduced after the 200 series trains, but their numbering is such because in the days of Japanese National Railways (JNR), Shinkansen types running east of Tokyo were given even numbers and those west of Tokyo odd numbers, hence they were given the next odd number in line after 0, 100. The last remaining examples of the type were withdrawn from service following the last runs on 16 March 2012.
The was a Shinkansen high-speed train type introduced by Japanese National Railways (JNR) for the Tohoku Shinkansen and Joetsu Shinkansen high-speed rail lines in Japan, and operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) until 2013.
The was a Japanese high-speed Shinkansen train type which operated on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines in Japan between 1992 and 2012.
The was a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) between 1992 and 2010 on Tsubasa services on Japan's first mini-shinkansen line, the Yamagata Shinkansen branch from the main Tohoku Shinkansen.
The is a Shinkansen high-speed train type operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) on the Tokaido Shinkansen and Sanyo Shinkansen lines in Japan since 1997.
The is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type built between 1997 and 2006, and entering service in 1999.
The is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type operated by Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu) on the Kyushu Shinkansen high-speed rail line.