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High-speed rail

Meet some of our key rail team leaders

29 August 2017

Steer Davies Gleave is one of the preeminent rail and transit consulting groups in North America, working globally for government and national rail agencies, infrastructure managers, operating companies, rolling stock manufacturers, leasing companies and investors. We have the skill, experience and versatility to analyze virtually any issue present within the rail industry; to provide strategic advice, to generate technical solutions, and to support practical implementation.

Unlocking the potential of high-speed rail in California

11 August 2017

Two ambitious plans are being progressed for high-speed rail systems across California and Nevada. Could a 54-mile section of track along the High Desert Corridor be the key to unlocking the full potential of both?

Throughout the US, and in California in particular, plans for high-speed rail are being progressed. The most advanced are the California High-Speed Rail, with Phase 1 between San Francisco and Los Angeles, and XpressWest, between Las Vegas and Victorville.

Forecasting for the High Desert Corridor high-speed rail line

24 February 2016

Californians represent a third of visitors to Las Vegas. At present the majority face a lengthy, often congested drive — high-speed rail could offer a fast, reliable and affordable alternative.

The proposed XpressWest high-speed rail line connects Las Vegas with Victorville on the I-15. The 60 mile High Desert Corridor would allow services to run through to Palmdale in Southern California, linking into the planned California High-Speed Rail network, and enabling direct rail access from major population centers across the state.

Need for Speed in Mexico?

30 June 2015

With the second largest economy in Latin America by nominal GDP (14th in the world), Mexico is a formidable contender on the global stage of advanced emerging markets. As it moves forward in this arena, the politicians of the day steer the debate towards increased public and private investment in infrastructure, with an estimated 1.3 trillion pesos (USD 90 billion) earmarked for transport and communications over the next five years. 

Transforming Quebec's passenger transportation offer

17 July 2013

Recent recruit Patrick Charpentier gives his views on transforming Quebec's passenger transportation offer

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