Latest High-speed rail Stories

2010-01-28 17:19:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Statement by Jacob Snow, Chairman of the Western High Speed Rail Alliance, in response to President Obama's awarding of $8 billion in funding for high-speed rail: "This is a significant start for the future of mobility in the United States.

2010-01-28 14:24:00


2010-01-28 13:10:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials of Alstom Transport, a world leader in high-speed rail, today applauded the Obama Administration on its plans to make a significant investment in high-speed rail.

2009-12-31 12:42:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Minnesota Rail Alliance (Alliance) leaders said they are pleased that both freight and passenger rail priorities were included in the draft Comprehensive Statewide Rail Plan released today by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT).

2009-12-27 11:25:00

Chinese officials unveiled on Saturday the world's fastest train service, with an average speed of 350 kilometers (217 miles) an hour.

2009-10-05 14:40:00

Applications Illustrate State, National Transportation Priority HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.

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