Making its debut next week, the Italo has a top speed of 186 mph and will connect Milan, Rome, and Naples in high style.
This stylish rail service will connect Milan, Rome, and Naples starting April 28, and aims for 9 million annual passengers by the end of 2014.
Here's a terrifying new concept: a high-speed train that never stops. Passengers instead cross over via a 'feeder tram' that matches the speed of the main train. Scary? You betcha.
Tunnel lined with 16,000 solar panels can now power things like signaling, lighting, and heating for the high-speed rail system.
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.
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.
Urban planning group recommends starting with "megaregions" where it says high-speed passenger rail will get most use, pay for itself.
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.
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.
Japan and European countries like France have had them for decades. But now the race to build high-speed trains seems to have taken off in two of the leading world economies.