Report: Financing Uncertain for Baltimore-D.C. Maglev Train

Hume, Lynn
March 2003
Bond Buyer;3/4/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31585, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on financial uncertainties in the proposed multibillion high speed magnetic levitation train that would span the 38.6 miles between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland. Amount of money needed to complete work on the draft environmental impact statement for the project; Estimated cost of the project.


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