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Will America Ever See High Speed Trains?

Positive Future #197 (Feature photo – High Speed Train – CCA SA 4.0 International) Siemens, one of the world’s largest industrial manufacturing companies, is located in Germany. The company, which has been building high speed trains for decades – is now working on improved models relative to efficiency, sustainability and passenger comfort and convenience. The new trains are expected to go into service some time in 2023. While no high-speed trains are currently available in the U.S., the high-speed Siemens trains currently cover 621,000 miles a day in countries that include Germany, Netherland, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, France, China, Russian, the UK and Turkey. While high-speed rail service is literally available…

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High Speed Rail Gives Airlines Competition

Positive Future #106 (Feature photo – High Speed Japanese Train – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) One of the emerging gauges of transportation, environmental and economic success is high speed trains. Railway Technology reports that according to the International Union of Railways, trains generate up to ten times less CO2 that airplanes. In areas where high-speed rail is available, 80 percent of people choose to travel by rail on journeys of less than 2.5 hours. Most high speed trains in the world are either in Europe, China or Japan. You can read the full story here: http://www.railway-technology.com/features/faster-flying-high-speed-rail-routes-taking-air-industry/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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High Speed Rail – Will It Not Come to America?

Positive Future #70 (Feature photo – Logo of the California High Speed Rail Authority China currently has 16,000 miles of high speed rail – which accounts for 2/3 of the world’s high speed rail tracks in commercial service. In 2017, the Chinese high speed rail delivered 1.7 billion trips. The largest high speed rail project in the U.S. is in California, which commenced construction in 2015 for a high speed rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Following is a short video clip of a recent update on construction progress of the rail line. It almost seems doomed to fail. Projections are that under the current timeline, the project…

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