Latest High-speed rail Stories

2010-08-31 13:21:39

A city’s size no longer is the key factor in building vibrant local economies, according to a study by a Michigan State University sociologist.

2010-08-26 20:39:00

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2010-08-06 12:08:00

LONDON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, has reported a 6% rise in passenger numbers and an 18% increase in revenue during the first six months of 2010.

2010-06-22 18:51:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Curt Pringle, Chairman of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, issued the following statement in response to the Sacramento County Superior Court ruling today dismissing a lawsuit against the Authority and other parties: "We are pleased with the Court's ruling.

2010-06-22 15:07:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenSkies, the unique all business class airline, announced today its partnership with French National Railways (SNCF), maker of the fastest and most comfortable high-speed train in Europe, the TGV.

2010-06-15 11:14:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- California High-Speed Rail Authority Chairman Curt Pringle issued the following statement regarding a study by the Economic Development Research Group released today by the United States Conference of Mayors: "This important report adds to the growing evidence that high-speed rail will be a catalyst for businesses large and small - and create thousands of new jobs in Los Angeles and beyond," Chairman Pringle said.

2010-06-15 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- America's high-speed rail future will draw from the expertise of potential international partners, and evolving high-speed rail projects in China, Germany and Spain will be among those featured at the U.S.

2010-06-14 09:00:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors today released a new report (www.usmayors.org/highspeedrail) positively assessing the economic impact of high-speed passenger rail along proposed HSR corridors in the United States.

2010-05-20 11:38:00

Study Would Analyze Increased Service for Lake Erie Corridor HARRISBURG, Pa., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has applied for a $1.6 million federal grant from the High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program to study possible expansion of rail service between Ohio and New York State through Erie, Governor Edward G.

2010-05-19 14:12:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With strong support from local officials, the California High-Speed Rail Authority has submitted three planning grant applications that could provide as much as $16.6 million in additional federal funding for the state's high-speed train project. The funds would pay for service development plans that would help keep the preparation of draft environmental documents and preliminary engineering documents on schedule in the Los Angeles to San Diego and...

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