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2011-02-08 18:45:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb.

2011-01-24 11:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 California public and private sector transportation leaders voiced strong support for implementing high-speed rail in California in a report released today from the Center for Urban Infrastructure at Brandman University.

2011-01-18 09:48:00

PARIS, January 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Launched on December 1 by France's SNCF rail company, the Box TGV service is now enabling passengers using the eastern route of its high-speed network to benefit from a unique multimedia and Internet service.

2011-01-06 15:05:00

Comparisons to California and other rail projects suggest rail system will cost Florida taxpayers much more than $280 million LOS ANGELES, Jan.

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2010-12-14 11:05:39

High-speed trains consume 29% less energy than conventional trains per passenger transported, and reduce CO2 emissions by the same proportion.

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2010-12-03 11:20:00

China media reported that a Chinese passenger train hit a record speed of 302 miles per hour on Friday during a test run of a yet-to-be opened link between Beijing and Shanghai.

2010-12-02 22:12:00

FRESNO, Calif., Dec.

2010-11-05 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the "Future of High Speed Rail Tour", a life-size model of Siemens' Velaro high-speed train will be on display Nov. 8 & 9 at the Orange Country Convention Center in Orlando. The travelling exhibit started its journey in Tampa on Oct. 7.


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