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California High-speed Rail Future Looks Green
2012-07-27 10:41:09

A new analysis gives Californians good reason to be optimistic about the green credentials of the state’s proposed high-speed rail project, due to begin construction in 2013 thanks to funding recently approved by state legislators.

Classic Design Meets Fuel-efficient Power
2012-05-28 11:37:05

In a classic case of old turns new, the somewhat ironically named Coalition for Sustainable Rail (CSR) announced last week plans to create the world’s first and only carbon-neutral, high-speed locomotive by modifying a classic 1937 locomotive with new, bio-fuel burning engines.

2010-05-06 12:55:00

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- One of CSX Transportation's GenSet locomotives will be on display Saturday at Washington's Union Station, part of the third annual National Train Day event to celebrate the 141st anniversary of the transcontinental railroad.

2008-09-09 00:00:24

A leading energy specialist has reported to the California High-Speed Rail Authority that the state's proposed high-speed train system can run with zero greenhouse gas emissions.

2007-02-13 12:01:01

Union Pacific and General Electric today announced the Green Locomotive Technology Tour to showcase current and experimental technologies that are helping reduce locomotive emissions. The environmental rail tour will wind through California Feb.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.