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high-speed rail

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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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'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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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

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U.S. gov't awards $2.4 billion for high-speed rail

A total of $2.4 billion will go to 23 states as part of federal public works project to build high-speed city-to-city passenger service across the U.S.

By November 3, 2010

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High-speed Euro train system gets solar power

Tunnel lined with 16,000 solar panels can now power things like signaling, lighting, and heating for the high-speed rail system.

By June 8, 2011

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IBM hops aboard high-speed rail

Could high-tech train projects in China and the Netherlands pave the way for similar work in the United States?

By March 24, 2009

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SF-LA in a half hour via Hyperloop? Still at least 7 years away

In a conference call following his proof-of-concept unveiling, Elon Musk fleshes out a Hyperloop timeline and takes a shot at high-speed rail.

By August 12, 2013