Moving forward by stepping back – the KL-Singapore HSL

There has been lots of criticism on the proposed high speed rail line between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore (KL-SG HSL) due to costs, alignment, station in Singapore and proposed responsibilities. However, it is probably globally one of the few truly high-speed projects that are economically and ecologically sound. At the moment, over 84 flights are … Continue reading Moving forward by stepping back – the KL-Singapore HSL

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Mapping Railways in South East Asia

So, the summer is nearing to its end and so also the time to play a bit with maps. Thanks to all of you who have sent me feedback. I tried to include some of it in this map, i.e. focusing on the projects that at least have undergone a somewhat detailed feasibility study and … Continue reading Mapping Railways in South East Asia

Multi Level Maintenance and Stabling for Railways

Having stayed for quite some time in Singapore, I am familiar with the problems they are facing when further developing their city-state. Spacial areas for all types of usages are very limited: The city-state seeks to grow significantly its population while creating a sustainable quality of living with dense areas, but also sufficient space for … Continue reading Multi Level Maintenance and Stabling for Railways