TITLE

World news

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Engineering & Technology (17509637);Feb2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Global news roundup.
ACCESSION #
58114212

 

Related Articles

  • Dallas in Line for Bullet Train Station. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;10/23/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34199, p26 

    The article reports on the proposed train station sites in downtown Dallas, Texas and two potential rail routes through east Texas that is anticipated to become the northern terminal of a privately financed high-speed rail line linking Dallas and Houston. Details of the possible routes for the...

  • Swiss to go underground.  // ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/17/94, Vol. 232 Issue 3, p25 

    Reports on the plan of some engineers of Switzerland of building magnetically-levitated trains inside their railroad tunnels to connect 10 cities of Switzerland. Cost of construction; Financial support by the Swiss government; Feasibility studies by the Swiss Federal Railways and the Federal...

  • Track the weather this growing season. Vogt, Willie // Farmer-Stockman;Jul2011, Vol. 101 Issue 7, p38 

    The article offers information on the web site www.FarmProgress.com, a site which provides a comprehensive set of weather tools in the U.S.

  • HIGH SPEED'S SLOW TRACK. MERRION, PAUL // Crain's Chicago Business;8/19/2013, Vol. 36 Issue 33, p0001 

    The article focuses on plans to build high-speed railroad service in Illinois as of August 19, 2013. It highlights the start of a 1.5 billion dollars project to allow top speeds of 110 miles per hour in some portions of the route between Chicago and Saint Louis which is expected to be completed...

  • King Abdullah Economic City (Kaec).  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;9/28/2012 Saudi Arabia, p84 

    The article discusses the development of the King Abdullah Economic City (Kaec) in Saudi Arabia, which was planned in 2005 to be built near Rabigh, Saudi Arabia. The construction of the Haramain High-Speed Railway and the city's planned service, port, and manufacturing industries are discussed....

  • Rent dissipation in high-speed rail construction in China and Taiwan. Fu-Lai Tony Yu; Kwan, Diana S. // Human Systems Management;2017, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p297 

    This article compares the performance of high-speed rails (HSRs) in China and Taiwan in rent dissipation perspective. The article uses multiple criteria for comparison. In terms of total time spent on planning, designing and constructing a HSR, China takes longer time than Taiwan. However, China...

  • China launches Kunming-Kolkata rail line.  // FRPT- Infrastructure Snapshot;6/28/2015, p24 

    The article informs that China has decided to construct high speed railway line connecting Kunming province in the south west of China side with West Bengal, Kolkata, India to boost trade ties among Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) as of June 2015.

  • COMPREHENSIVE EFFECT OF OPERATIONAL FACTORS ON TRANSPORT EFFICIENCY OF A HIGH-SPEED RAILWAY TRAIN. Xuesong Feng; Yuanpeng Jie; Haidong Liu; Bin Xu // Tehnicki vjesnik / Technical Gazette;Mar/Apr2017, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p497 

    Based on computer-aided simulation studies, the comprehensive effect of target speed, Passenger Capacity Utilization Rate (PCUR) and formation of a High-Speed Railway (HSR) train on its transport efficiency is analysed in this research. It is found that if the target speed of a HSR train is no...

  • World News.  // Engineering & Technology (17509637);Feb2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p6 

    The article offers world news briefs as of February 2014. Oil production started at Russia's first Arctic offshore field Prirazlomnoye. A 14-year ban on selling foreign-made video game consoles has been lifted by Chinese authority which marks the opening of world's third largest video game...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics