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Govia Thameslink Signs 300m Train Maintenance Contract With Alstom

The train is becoming the luxury city center to city center selection. Compared to developing charges, upkeep costs pale into insignificance. It costs on typical 18 million euro to develop 1 km of high speed rail, while maintenance expenses are 30,000 euro per km. Even if upkeep charges of high speed rail would be somewhat reduce for higher speed rail than for low speed rail, this is not going to make a considerable distinction. Half of the trips amongst Barcelona and Madrid, for instance, are nevertheless by plane, even although the plane takes longer than the higher speed train if...