Browsing the "high speed rail" Tag

32 New Hybrid Trains Coming To America

April 1st, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

America’s aging rail system is woefully out-of-date, but a recent order for 32 of Sieman’s hybrid “Charger” locomotives could bring new life to old railways.


Poll Finds That 52% of Californians Want High-Speed Rail Stopped

October 14th, 2013 | by Andrew Meggison

The California high-speed rail project has been called too expensive and too slow by critics, and it seem the average person is starting to agree. A poll conducted by USC Dornsife and the Los Angeles Times has found that 52% of Californians want to call it quits on the California High Speed Rail Project


California High Speed Rail: All Aboard!

June 24th, 2013 | by Andrew Meggison

The overseeing board of the California high speed rail project has said that the first 65 mile stretch of rail between Fresno and Merced will be exempt from the requirement that railway construction first obtain prior approval from the federal board


New Maglev Train Debuts In Japan

June 14th, 2013 | by Andrew Meggison

Central Japan Railway has tested the newest Maglev L0 Train. The train is expected to carry 1,000 passengers and can travel up to 311 MPH, allowing the new train to travel over 200 miles from Tokyo to Nagoya in 40 minutes



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