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Haven’t done one of these in a while… • In the UK, where the general election campaign is under way, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has infuriated northern England by suggesting a Labour government might not build HS2. He wants to build from London to Birmingham, but maybe not to Liverpool and beyond, instead focusing […]

Apr 3rd, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized
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No big deal, just China massively expanding high speed rail service once again: A total of 32 new high-speed routes will be launched December 10, Shanghai’s railway authority announced. The trip between Shanghai and Guangzhou, Guangdong province has been shaved down from 16 hours to six hours and 51 minutes, and travelers looking to go […]

Dec 11th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized
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CNR Corporation, a state-owned enterprise of the Chinese government, is planning to pitch California on purchasing its high speed trains: CNR, its unit Tangshan Railway and U.S.-based SunGroup USA are submitting an expression of interest to California’s $68 billion high-speed rail project for a contract to supply up to 95 trains that can travel as […]

Oct 22nd, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

China’s rail expansion in recent years has gotten a lot of global attention. But a new proposal floated last week in a Beijing newspaper is of a different kind entirely. According reports, China is considering building a rail line to the continental U.S. via Russia, the Bering Strait, Alaska, and Canada: China is considering plans […]

May 11th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized
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