China: Zhao Hongwei, the chief engineer at the China Academy of Railway Sciences, told in her interview with China.com.cn about the major tasks to solve when creating a train with the highest operating speed of 400 km/h.
India: B.G. Mallya, General Manager of ICF, spoke about the plans for the production of the domestically developed electric train in an interview with Financial Express.
South Korea: The producers made bids in a tender for 17 eight-car EMU-320 trains announced by the national operator Korail.
Russia: The court resolves the German manufacturer's allegation that it cannot satisfy the contract with RZD contradicts its terms and conditions and the European Commission's clarifications.
Japan: The passenger operator unveiled the first train with a top speed of 300 km/h. Its Tsubasa commercial operation is scheduled for the spring of 2024.
Spain: This followed press reports that specifications received by CAF for the production of 31 trains indicate the dimensions which restrict the passing of vehicles through a number of tunnels.
India: The national operator Indian Railways is planning to float a tender. Alstom, Siemens, Cummins, Hitachi Rail, BHEL, Wabtec, as well as Medha Servo Drives, took part in a detailed meeting with IR last week.
Germany: An investigation of SWR, a German public broadcasting corporation, led to allegations that the company had broken the law. Siemens denies the accusation.
UAE: The pre-production prototype operating at 200 km/h was delivered to the country for tests back in Autumn 2022. The contract has recently inked with Etihad Rail to supply 3 seven-car trains of this type.