Eisenbahntechnische Rundschau | Issue Int. Edition 2/2018

High-speed systems: Four railways in Europe

September 2018 | Eberhard Jänsch

The expansion of high-speed train systems is something that takes several decades in fragmented Europe – quite unlike developments in China. Framework conditions are different for each European country and solutions are customised as well. In the wake of the EU Directive on the Interoperability of the Railway System in the Community, structural subsystems of the railway system in Europe are subject to common regulations that are anchored in the “Technical Specifications for Interoperability” (TSI)....