High Speed Rail: Celebrating Ambition. Conference 8-10 December, University of Birmingham

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Shinkansen high speed line in Japan. The University of Birmingham is marking this historic occasion by holding an international conference on High Speed Rail.  Several papers are being presented by TRACK21 researchers and academics.

The event will celebrate all that has been achieved over the last 50 years and look ahead to the next 50 years of HSR. Academic and Industry leaders will assemble to discuss the major visions, challenges and solutions for the future of High Speed Rail.