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Disabled train causing LIRR westbound delays

Disabled train causing LIRR westbound delays.

Filed under: Amtrak

Modesto Bee endorses Merced high speed railyard

Modesto Bee endorses Merced high speed railyard.

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

BOC banks on rail securities

BOC banks on rail securities.

Filed under: International High Speed Rail

Big plans to link up the world through rail: China – The China Post

BEIJING — The factory of the world is looking to export its latest product – high-speed trains.

A Chinese state-owned enterprise is going up against the Japanese, competing for the US$8 billion which U.S. President Barack Obama had earmarked to remake U.S. railways.

General Electric has already announced a partnership last November with China’s Ministry of Railways to manufacture equipment for U.S. high-speed rail projects.

Big plans to link up the world through rail: China – The China Post.

Filed under: International High Speed Rail

Our share: Rail corridor biggest boost | Salisbury, NC – Salisbury Post

Our share: Rail corridor biggest boost | Salisbury, NC – Salisbury Post.

Filed under: Amtrak, Passenger Rail Transportatio Policy

UPDATE 2-Hitachi aims to double railway business in 6 years | Reuters

TOKYO, March 29 (Reuters) – Hitachi Ltd (6501.T), Japan’s largest electronics maker, said it aims to double sales from its railway-related businesses in six years by tapping growing demand overseas, sending its shares four percent higher.

The company is stepping up overseas marketing efforts as emerging nations such as China and Brazil, as well as advanced economies including Britain and the United States, plan to build high-speed railway systems as environmentally friendly alternatives to air and road travel.

UPDATE 2-Hitachi aims to double railway business in 6 years | Reuters.

Filed under: International High Speed Rail

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