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The 10 Fastest Trains In The World – Business Insider

California is slowly advancing toward its goal of building a $69 billion high-speed rail networkconnecting San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego.Despite an ongoing legal battle and some tremendous engineering challenges, construction is set to begin next summer.

Until the project is complete, American rail travelers will have to settle for Acela trains, which hit 150 mph.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-10-fastest-trains-in-the-world-2012-11?op=1#ixzz2DRauRLay

 

Hmmmmm … is there an American train on the list? Just for the record, I stand by my (unfortunate) prediction that there will never be one mile of European-style (150+ mph) constructed in this country.

California is slowly advancing toward its goal of building a $69 billion high-speed rail networkconnecting San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego.Despite an ongoing legal battle and some tremendous engineering challenges, construction is set to begin next summer.

Until the project is complete, American rail travelers will have to settle for Acela trains, which hit 150 mph.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-10-fastest-trains-in-the-world-2012-11?op=1#ixzz2DRauRLay

California is slowly advancing toward its goal of building a $69 billion high-speed rail networkconnecting San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego.Despite an ongoing legal battle and some tremendous engineering challenges, construction is set to begin next summer.

Until the project is complete, American rail travelers will have to settle for Acela trains, which hit 150 mph.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-10-fastest-trains-in-the-world-2012-11?op=1#ixzz2DRauRLay

California is slowly advancing toward its goal of building a $69 billion high-speed rail networkconnecting San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego.Despite an ongoing legal battle and some tremendous engineering challenges, construction is set to begin next summer.

Until the project is complete, American rail travelers will have to settle for Acela trains, which hit 150 mph.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-10-fastest-trains-in-the-world-2012-11?op=1#ixzz2DRauRLay

 

California is slowly advancing toward its goal of building a $69 billion high-speed rail networkconnecting San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego.Despite an ongoing legal battle and some tremendous engineering challenges, construction is set to begin next summer.

Until the project is complete, American rail travelers will have to settle for Acela trains, which hit 150 mph.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-10-fastest-trains-in-the-world-2012-11?op=1#ixzz2DRauRLay

The 10 Fastest Trains In The World – Business Insider.

California is slowly advancing toward its goal of building a $69 billion high-speed rail networkconnecting San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego.Despite an ongoing legal battle and some tremendous engineering challenges, construction is set to begin next summer.

Until the project is complete, American rail travelers will have to settle for Acela trains, which hit 150 mph.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-10-fastest-trains-in-the-world-2012-11?op=1#ixzz2DRauRLay

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Filed under: Amtrak, International High Speed Rail, Passenger Rail Transportatio Policy, United States High Speed Rail

2 Responses

  1. Anonymous says:

    Pat, you are quite right. I’ll second your notion. Fact is, as I see it, we’ll be darn lucky to any really usable service in this country as long as our so-called “elected reps” can cause a shutdown (re: Sunset Ltd.) whenever they wish.

    J. H. Sullivan in Jacksonville

  2. Anonymous says:

    Talgo is a spanish company which north american higth risk bonds are property, at least, half the company. We could to said Talgo is a Spanish-NorthAmerican company. Well, Talgo has released a new train called Talgo Avril which can reach 236 miles per hour.

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