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High-speed rail has been in the news a lot recently, in the US, in Europe, and in China. Some great news, and some not-so-great news. Here are 8 big stories from the past couple months. 1. The U.S. government awarded Read more…


In a recent survey published by Eurostar (a rail line), travelers in the United Kingdom (UK) were asked to select factors that were important in choosing their holiday or short break destination. “Cost of getting there” was selected seven times Read more…


This post is part of a series on high speed rail across the world. Make sure to read previous posts on the US, Germany, and France. England has added itself to the growing list of countries redesigning its transportation paradigm Read more…


Since 1981, France has had a true high speed rail service, the TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse).  We here in the US are only about 30 years behind the French in the regard…and counting.  As US politicians continue to dither Read more…

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