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California is on an epic collision course with soon-to-be-president Donald Trump. Governor Jerry Brown, incoming AG Xavier Becerra, and the legislative leadership are determined to defend California’s people and values against the new regime in DC. It remains to be seen what this means exactly for California’s high speed rail project. Federal funding now seems […]

Dec 6th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Late last week Bloomberg News examined the “Race to Build California Bullet Train” – and how it could spur the development of a new domestic manufacturing industry: California has set off a global race to supply train cars for the state’s nascent high-speed rail line, a $1 billion contract proponents say could fuel a U.S. […]

Feb 23rd, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

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

With the plan to jointly seek trainsets with Amtrak now abandoned, the California High Speed Rail Authority is moving ahead with its own search for manufacturers of trainsets: The Authority is looking for information from high-speed rail manufacturers regarding possible trainset procurements and how the manufacturers propose complying with Buy America and Buy California provisions. […]

Oct 2nd, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized