High Speed Rail

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Here's what the Obama administration's high speed rail plan means for the country.
Published: July 19, 2011
Italy's high speed Frecciarossa train
TGV, ICE, AVE, and more - your guide to the continent's alphabet soup of fast trains
By Keith Fender
Published: June 25, 2010
TGV Duplex cars
Visit this seaside plant in France that has been building railcars for nearly a century, among them the fastest trains in Europe
By Keith Fender
Published: June 25, 2010
TGV trainsets
See how technicians maintain TGVs and other trains at this Paris maintenance facility
By Keith Fender
Published: June 25, 2010
Gare de L’Est
When the TGV arrived, the railroad transformed the historic Gare de L'est in Paris into a high speed rail hub
By Keith Fender
Published: June 25, 2010
Details on the high speed "bullet train" projects that could change how America moves long distances.
Published: January 27, 2010
Details on regional projects that will improve passenger rail service using more conventional equipment.
Published: January 27, 2010
Trains magazine Senior Editor Matt Van Hattem prepared a list of FAQs and answers about what the Obama administration's investment in rail seeks to achieve.
Published: January 27, 2010
Small projects designed to boost speeds and train service in specific communities. Also, see what's ahead for states just beginning to think about high speed rail.
Published: January 27, 2010
A complete list of applications for federal high speed rail grant money.
Published: January 27, 2010
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