June 1, 2015
In 2013, the total length of the high-speed rail network in the European Union stood at 7,343 km. Spain accounted for the maximum length (34 per cent), followed closely by France (27.7 per cent).
January 1, 2015
The European Train Control System (ETCS) is a signalling, control and train protection system designed to replace the many incompatible safety systems currently used by European railways, especially on high-speed lines.