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An Orient Express For The 21st Century?

According to the Beijing Times, Chinese engineers are proposing to build a high speed rail link from China to the United States. The route would start in Beijing and travel through Russia to a tunnel under the Bering Strait, then continue across Alaska and Canada to the West Coast. Travelling at speeds up to 300 […]

May 16th

California High-Speed Rail Authority Bond Funds Blocked

Funding for the California High Speed Rail Project has been a mess since the project was first proposed in 1996.Last month, around $8 billion in bond money for the high-speed rail corridor was blocked by a court order until the project fixes its funding structure. But there are far more problems with California’s high-speed rail project than just a lack of funding.

January 8th

Video: 4,000 MPH Hyperloop To Start Testing This Year

America has been embroiled in a debate over the wisdom of spending billions of dollars on a national high-speed rail network. A small Colorado company called ET3 has other ideas though, calling for a 4,000 mph “Hyperloop” system of vacuum tubes that could connect New York with L.A. in under an hour.

New Maglev Train Debuts In Japan

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.

June 14th