high speed rail
HIGH SPEED RAIL IS A SYSTEM
High speed rail encompasses a complex reality involving many technical aspects such as infrastructure, rolling stock and operations.
HIGH SPEED RAIL SYSTEMS ARE DIFFERENT EVERYWHERE
HIGH SPEED RAIL MEANS CAPACITY
So far manufacture and maintenance of rolling stock were often activities handled by separate actors.
High speed systems depend on how all their components are designed and interact. The final system obtained (in terms of cost and performances) can be very different from one country to another depending on, among other things, commercial approach, operation criteria and cost management.