Another section of high-speed rail link in Almeria

The Cabinet has approved a new section of the Mediterranean Corridor rail link between Pulpí and Cuevas de Almanzora in Almeria province, a project currently budgeted at €71 million.

Beijing to Shanghai in just five hours is the target

A Chinese passenger train now holds the World Speed Record for an unmodified conventional commercial train after reaching a speed of 486 kilometres per hour (302 mph) on a section of track between Beijing and Shanghai.

AVE test run in Valencia

The Minister for Development, José Blanco, has announced an investment of €1,600 million during 2011 for the ‘Mediterranean Corridor’, a project designed to connect Madrid and Valencia via the AVE high-speed train service.