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" high-speed rail"

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Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
11/21/2023 8:27:50 PM
Egypt’s high-speed train network extends over three lines and 60 stations, writes Karima Abdel-Ghani, who examines its economic benefits and completion timeline

Business - Economy
10/3/2023 2:37:02 PM
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Tuesday dodged questions over the future of the UK's second high-speed train line, as the issue overshadowed his Conservative party's annual conference.

World - International
10/1/2023 2:13:46 PM
Indonesia is set to launch Southeast Asia's first high-speed railway on Monday, a delayed multibillion-dollar project backed by China that will cut travel between capital Jakarta and another major city by hours.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
3/7/2023 5:31:46 PM
Egypt's Minister of Transport Kamel El-Wazir said on Tuesday that Africa urgently needs to build about 18,000 km of railway lines by 2040 to cover the shortage it is facing in rail transport projects, adding that this requires huge investments.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
5/28/2022 11:11:25 PM
Egypt signed a contract with Siemens Mobility on Saturday to build about 2,000 kilometres of high-speed rail in the country, the sixth largest of its kind in the world, the German train manufacturer said.

World - International
1/8/2022 11:57:00 AM
A strong overnight earthquake shook a sparsely populated area in western China early Saturday and forced the suspension of high-speed rail service because of tunnel damage, authorities said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
11/30/2021 9:38:01 PM
Egypt’s new high-speed rail network will reduce travel times while transporting tens of millions of people a year and reducing energy consumption, reports Karima Abdel-Ghani

World - International
8/4/2020 11:43:56 AM
Pressure had been building on the once-popular, now divisive, former king as Spanish and Swiss prosecutors investigated allegations of bribes over a high-speed rail contract

Business - Markets & Companies
2/15/2020 8:07:00 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
11/1/2019 7:11:02 PM
High-speed rail transport between the Red Sea and Upper Egypt will commence next year, helping to create jobs in the south of Egypt and boosting cultural tourism, reports Samia Fakhry

World - International
2/6/2016 2:10:00 PM

Business - Economy
10/24/2013 4:05:00 PM
High-speed trains costing LE70 billion are to be funded by the military, government banks and IPO

World - International
10/19/2013 3:06:14 PM
Migrant rights advocates, housing campaigners, and protesters against Alps high-speed rail link join causes to protest austerity measures

World - International
12/26/2012 10:47:05 AM
China officially starts service on the world's longest high-speed rail route, coinciding with the commemoration of leader Mao Zedong's birth in 1893

Business - Economy
12/15/2012 4:07:19 PM
Travelling at an average speed of 300 kilometres (186 miles) per hour, China will open world longest high-speed train on December 26

Business - Economy
7/19/2011 3:10:57 PM
Spanish consortium says it has official confirmation to build a $10 billion network linking Medina, Jeddah and Mecca