Plan B: High-speed track could be used by conventional trains
Just in case the skeptics are right and high-speed rail never fully materializes in California, project officials are discussing a back-up plan with Amtrak, BNSF Railway Co.
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#1 Dec 5, 2010
Yes, but how much more fuel are the existing locomotives going to use by getting up to 125 mph..? And how much more air pollution as well. Just to save 20+ minutes from the schedule...?
Not worth it folks...
This is a bad investment all the way around...
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