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high-speed rail


Technology to smooth today's travel turbulence

From CNET Magazine: Smartphones, online services and biometric scanners are already easing the way for travelers. Expect even more tech to transform your journeys in the not-too-distant future.

By October 3, 2015


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


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


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


'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


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


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


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


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


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