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Australia could have a high-speed rail network by 2025

A joint report has found that a high-speed rail network connecting Australia's east coast from Brisbane to Melbourne could be completed in just 11 years.

By April 9, 2014

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High-speed rail to get $336 million more from feds

With the latest installment, California and several Midwestern states are getting at total of $782 million to purchase locomotives and rail cars. Some of that comes from funding other states rejected.

By August 4, 2011

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High-speed rail from Sydney to Brisbane

A train trip from Sydney to Brisbane could take as little as three hours on a 350km/h high-speed rail link, a federal government study has said.

August 3, 2011

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German rail network to fight graffiti with drones

Deutsche Bahn wants to deploy silent drones to thwart vandalism to its trains and property, which cost the operator nearly $10 million last year.

By May 27, 2013

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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By August 13, 2014

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'Atlas Shrugged' pushing high-speed rail?

Trailer for 'Part I' shows trains very similar to proposed U.S. high-speed rail trains, in contrast to Rand's original railroad track and bridge update plot.

By February 17, 2011

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Italy to launch Ferrari-style high-speed train

Making its debut next week, the Italo has a top speed of 186 mph and will connect Milan, Rome, and Naples in high style.

By April 21, 2012

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200-mph red bullet trains thrill rail-mad Japan

The new E6 Series Super Komachi has a sleek design and a top speed of nearly 200 mph. Operators hope it will help the quake-ravaged north.

By March 27, 2013

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Report: Start high-speed rail plans in metro areas

Urban planning group recommends starting with "megaregions" where it says high-speed passenger rail will get most use, pay for itself.

By January 13, 2011

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High-speed rail funding sparks debate

Citizens voice concerns on Facebook as their politicians debate in general media, while New York and Illinois make appeals for cash rejected by other states.

By November 10, 2010