High speed rail

Brattleboro Welcomes Amtrak Again | Local News

After the suspension of rail service due to the coronavirus pandemic, community members celebrated its return. Chris Mays, reformer from Brattleboro BRATTLEBORO – The Vermonter is back in action, a move celebrated in resort communities statewide since the coronavirus pandemic interrupted service. “After 479 days, travelers can once again enjoy …

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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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