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ST3 is a Go!

SEATTLE SUBWAY Seattle Subway was formed just over 4 years ago with a simple goal: Speed up high quality rail investment in Seattle. Today, the Puget Sound region took a momentous step towards that goal when the Sound Transit Board approved the ST3 plan that will be on the ballot in November. The planning process […]

Russia’s Railway Pivot: China to Build High Speed Rails in Russian Regions

Russia has considerably increased the number of the high-speed railway projects to be built on its territory with the participation of China, the world’s high-speed railway (HSR) leader, both in technology and operations.

This Sweet Ad About a Gay Soccer Player and His Boyfriend Will Melt Your Heart – WATCH

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A new ad for Germany’s high speed rail celebrates the company’s 25th anniversary with a moving story about a gay soccer player and his boyfriend who goes to great lengths to support him. The ad was created for rail line Deutsche Bahn and… Read The post This Sweet Ad About a Gay Soccer Player and His Boyfriend Will Melt Your Heart – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

WHAT ABOUT US BRAIN-DEAD SLOBS? YOU’LL BE GIVEN CUSHY JOBS! Beyond Boondoggle: California High Speed

WHAT ABOUT US BRAIN-DEAD SLOBS? YOU’LL BE GIVEN CUSHY JOBS! Beyond Boondoggle: California High Speed Rail Delayed 4 Years.

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NJ Spotlight: A look at the high cost of poverty for New Jersey cities. Progress Ohio: A look back at the week that was in Ohio. Off the Kuff: A look at the newest opponent of high speed rail in Texas. Oliver Willis: A look at Less Than...Show More Summary

HS2 begins construction on training colleges in UK

Developer and promotor of the UK's new networks High Speed Two (HS2) has commenced construction on the National College for High Speed Rail (NCHSR) at sites in Doncaster and Birmingham.

Californians deserve more transparency on bullet train finances

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

California lawmakers are supposed to scrutinize the state High Speed Rail Authority's plans for building the bullet train, but at least one legislator believes he and his colleagues don't have enough information to do the job. Assemblyman Jim Patterson (R-Fresno) has drafted a bill that would require...

China to Lend Over $6Bln for Russia's Moscow-Kazan High Speed Rail

China has agreed to provide a 400 billion-ruble ($6.2 billion) loan for Russia's Moscow–Kazan High-Speed Rail Project, the Russian Railways company said Friday.

Is Hyperloop A Better Option Than High Speed Rail For Australia?

The news that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is pushing ahead with plans for a High-Speed Rail (HSR) network on the east coast has been met with indifference by many in the country. With the enormous costs involved in such a venture might an eccentric, genius entrepreneur already have proposed a better solution than the long touted HSR route? More »      

Transport Minister misses the high speed train

I repeat: what happened to the Prime Minister’s big plan, announced two weeks ago, for a high speech rail line between or cities? Barely a…

Who is going to pay for the bullet train to L.A.?

The California High Speed Rail Authority's newly revised business plan faces up to a hard truth: Money is tight. If the agency is going to complete the first leg of a commercially viable bullet train on time and on budget, it has to build the first segment in Northern California and postpone the...

Turnbull’s tortured trainspotting distraction

Malcolm Turnbull has given us a glimpse of the future, a future which ironically is at least three years old and could be argued is a future from half a century ago. High speed rail in Australia has been a sort of political pea and thimble...Show More Summary

HS2 signs framework agreement with Trades Union Congress

The UK's new high-speed rail network developer and promoter High Speed Two (HS2) has signed a framework agreement with the Trades Union Congress (TUC) to maximise the economic and labour benefits of the new north-south high-speed rail line.

Hold the jokes, sense spoken briefly about high speed rail today

It’s a novelty that political commentators might struggle with, but there were some brief commonsense statements made about the future of high speed rail in Australia by both sides of politics today. The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, raised in more than passing detail, the need to finance such ventures with ‘value capture’ from the wealth […]

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Two hyperloop developers face-off to achieve ultra high speed travel

The race to bring ultrafast rail transport to America is heating up. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk dreamed up the hyperloop concept a few years back—a high-speed transportation system using low pressure tubes to propel capsules full of passengers an average speed of 600 miles per hour. Show More Summary

The Latest: California lawmakers critique bullet-train plan

High Speed Rail Authority officials say the trains may arrive north first, but Southern California will be the first to see funding for other mass transit projects. State lawmakers will have their first chance to critique the officials...Show More Summary

Japan Opens a Futuristic Bullet Train Line from Tokyo to Hokkaido

Bullet trains travel at speeds up to 160 miles per hour, connecting Tokyo with Japan's northern island by high speed rail for the first time.

UK and Scottish governments announce plans for new high speed rail link

The UK and Scottish governments have agreed to jointly improve rail links between London and Scotland.

Sener Consortium is Awarded the HS2 Engineering Delivery Partner Contract in the UK

High Speed Two (HS2) Limited, the governmental company responsible for developing and promoting the UK's new high speed rail network, has awarded the joint venture formed by CH2M, Atkins and engineering and technology group Sener the Engineering Delivery

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