Definition: Dedicated high speed railway line

Transport

A line specially built to allow traffic at speeds generally equal to or greater than 250 km/h for the main segments.

This definition is identical in the 3rd and 4th versions of the Transport Glossary.
Source:
International Transport Forum, Eurostat, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), "Illustrated Glossary for Transport Statistics", 4th Edition, Luxembourg 2009
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