About the book
The rapid expansion of transportation industries worldwide, including railways, and the never ending desire to reduce travel time have highlighted the need to resort to the advanced transit systems. Conventional railway systems have been modified to make them travel at much higher speeds. “High-Speed Rail” book will include main topics and basic principles of the high speed railways (HSR). The book will reflect new engineering and track developments, the most current design methods, as well as the latest industry standards and policies. This book will provide a comprehensive overview of the significant characteristics for HSR. It will highlight recent advancements, requirements and improvements, as well as details of latest techniques in the global market. “High-Speed Rail” will contain a collection of latest research developments on HSR. This book will comprehensively cover basic theory and practice in sufficient depth to provide a solid grounding to railway engineers. This book will help readers maximize effectiveness in all facets of HSR. This professional book as a credible source and a valuable reference will be very applicable and useful for all professors, researchers, engineers, practicing professionals, trainee practitioners, students and others interested in HSR.