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As California HSR finally moves toward construction, Turkey is moving ahead with plans to expand its own existing HSR network, including the all-important Ankara to Istanbul line set to open on Thursday: The Ankara-Istanbul highspeed rail line, the next stage of the high-speed train project, part of the government's plan for a major overhaul of the ... (more)
A year after a high-speed train derailed on the outskirts of the Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela, survivors and relatives of some of the 80 people who died accuse current and previous Spanish governments of having failed to prevent the accident.
Workers ease into place a large piston-and-cylinder structure next to a buried concrete piling near Madera as part of an engineering test for California's high-speed rail project.
Major water districts in California are quietly considering using property taxes - and possibly raising them without a vote of the public - to help fund Gov. Jerry Brown's $25 billion plan to build two massive tunnels through the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
The July 16 Bee holds two revealing articles: First is the scheme to divide California into six states, the other is about the Fresno County Board of Supervisors considering reversing their support of high-speed rail.
California's new budget allocates a quarter of the fees collected through the state's cap-and-trade program to high-speed rail that should eventually connect the Bay Area to Los Angeles.
The long road back for California Republicans came into clearer focus in the past few days as the Democratic candidate in the race for state controller was finally confirmed and the party's little-known nominee for governor took some ill-advised cracks at the only Republican to win two landslide elections as governor of the nation's largest state ... (more)
Last week, demolition began in Fresno to clear the way for the first stretch of track.
Pamela Washington of Fresno measures a length of conduit in an introductory class at IBEW Local 100 training center on Friday, July 18, 2014.
Get ready for season two of HBO's hit show True Detective , Southern California.
In the future, high-speed rail will connect not only cities, states and countries, but also far-reaching continents.
A one-year sponsorship of a bullet train could cost 12 million yuan , according to a report.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 05:17 am
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