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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.
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.
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.
Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.
Deutsche Bahn wants to deploy silent drones to thwart vandalism to its trains and property, which cost the operator nearly $10 million last year.
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.
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.
Making its debut next week, the Italo has a top speed of 186 mph and will connect Milan, Rome, and Naples in high style.
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.
Urban planning group recommends starting with "megaregions" where it says high-speed passenger rail will get most use, pay for itself.