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Faster than flying: the high-speed rail routes taking on the air industry

  • 22 February 2018
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A recent analysis found that on certain routes across Asia and Europe, high-speed trains are faster, cheaper and more convenient than flying to the destination. From Beijing to Shanghai and London to Paris, where in the world do passengers prefer to take the train? – Source: Railway Technology

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Joint statement by PM Lee and PM Najib following annual leaders’ retreat

  • 17 January 2018
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The AssetsCo joint tender between MyHSR Corporation and SG HSR marked a major milestone in our collaboration, as both countries work towards the commencement of the direct Kuala Lumpur-Singapore HSR Express Service by 31 December 2026. – Source: Today

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Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes

  • 10 January 2018
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The entry of high-speed rail in markets dominated by airlines doesn’t always lead to fewer available flights—there’s evidence that, in many places, affordably priced train tickets actually spur new travel demand, much the way ultra-low-cost airlines in Asia, Europe and the Americas have affected bargain fares. That helps both trains and planes. – Source: Bloomberg

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