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- Rail Renaissance In Europe. // Popular Mechanics;Nov2001, Vol. 178 Issue 11, p24
Describes the high speed train lines linking Calais in the English Channel and Marseille on the Mediterranean Sea.
- Florida HSR: Five bidders, five contrasting scenarios. // Railway Age;Dec95, Vol. 196 Issue 12, p33
Reports that the Florida Department of Transportation High Speed Rail Office has received applications from five consortiums that will be bidding on the franchise for a high speed rail system linking Orlando, Tampa and Miami. Steel-wheel and maglev proposals; Florida Overland eXpress; Rail...
- New Turkish rail. // Travel Daily;8/14/2014, p6
The article reports on the launch of a high speed rail service that will cater passengers from Istanbul and Ankara in Turkey and vice versa in August 2014.
- Will HS2 be a white elephant7. // Director;Feb2014, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p61
The article reports on the different reactions to the proposed high-speed rail link (HS2) between London, Birmingham and several northern cities in England.
- High speed heads for northern Spain. // Railway Gazette International;Feb2008, Vol. 164 Issue 2, p79
The article reports on the formal opening of the 179.5-kilometer (km) Madrid-Valladolid high speed rail line on December 22, 2007 by Spanish Prime Minister JosÃ© Luis RodrÃguez Zapatero and Development Minister Magdalena Alvarez. According to the Ministry of Development, 63.8% of the...
- Untitled. Berkin, Chris // Estates Gazette;11/30/2013, Issue 1349, p03
The article reports that the hybrid bill for the HS2 high-speed rail link scheme, which gives the British government the authority to build and run the railway, has been published in 2013.
- Track record. // Engineer (00137758);11/21/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7640, p7
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- Surface Infrastructure: High-Speed Rail Projects in the United States: RCED-99-44. Scheinberg, Phyllis F. // GAO Reports;1/14/1999, p1
GAO reviewed the status of high-speed rail projects in the United States, focusing on plans for a high-speed rail link between Miami, Orlando, and Tampa. GAO found that because the Florida project is in the early stages of development, it faces uncertainties. It will be more than two years until...
- FLYING DOWN THE FAILS. Smalls, F. Romall // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;5/11/2009, Vol. 77 Issue 23/24, p12
This article reports on the plan of the U.S. to build high-speed train lines to connect cities across the nation. The news comes as the nation celebrates the 140th anniversary of the completion of its first Transcontinental Railroad in 1869. Currently, there is only one high-speed train line in...