High speed rail

Texas Central secures the operator. Financing Next?

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Editor-in-Chief The proposed $ 20 billion, 236 mile rail line connecting Dallas (made possible by stations above) and Houston has completed major regulatory processes. Texas Central, a privately funded high-speed train developer, has signed with Spain’s Renfe as the “first operator” of its proposed 236-mile line …

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Tibet’s first high-speed train line enters service

(CNN) – For the first time, travelers to Tibet can enjoy the mountainous views of the region at high speed. A 435-kilometer (250-mile) rail line connecting the Tibetan capital Lhasa to the city of Nyingchi entered service on June 25, giving mainland China’s 31 provincial-level regions high-speed rail access. 47 …

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Passenger Rail Must Get Back On Track In Wisconsin | Notice

Renewed plans for passenger rail service to Madison and other cities in Wisconsin are encouraging, although we have already been disappointed with similar promises. We keep our fingers crossed that this time it is different. Amtrak recently released a map showing new high-speed rail lines connecting communities across the country. …

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