Latest High-speed rail Stories

2010-09-13 14:55:00

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens today announced plans to present its vision of U.S. high-speed rail to the people of Florida with its "Future of Florida High-Speed Rail Tour," a traveling exhibit featuring a full-sized model of the Siemens Velaro high-speed train.

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

IRVINE, Calif., Aug.

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.

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