15 hrs ago
Consultants for 2-track rail lines
The Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning will hire a consulting company within the next two months to conduct a Bt350-million study of two priority lines of double-track standard-gauge railway costing around Bt740 billion combined.
19 hrs ago
Indian Railways begins project to concretise Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet...
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit, railways is stepping up efforts to concretise the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor project amid expectation that a way forward is likely to be materialised during the trip.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
GOPa s Swearengin wona t say shea ll vote for Kashkari
When Ashley Swearengin, the Republican candidate for state controller, was asked at a Sacramento Press Club lunch Tuesday if she would vote for Kashkari, she said she "was still evaluating the candidates."
The Future of Rail 2050
Mix some forward, independent thinking Governor Brown back in the 1980s), with a dash of high tech , a pinch of environmental consciousness , some angry Central Valley farmers and a sprinkle of celebrity glitz .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Times of India
Japan, China in race to sell India their high-speed trains
NEW DELHI: China and Japan are once again in competition, this time for the lucrative high speed rail network market in India.
California's Bullet Train: No Plan, Not Enough Money? No Problem
The California High-Speed Rail Authority just received the green light from the federal Surface Transportation Board to begin building a 114-mile stretch of the planned statewide high-speed rail project.
Los Angeles Times
Aecom overseeing infrastructure projects 'from concept to completion'
Aecom is a Fortune 500 company that plans to remain in L.A.: 'There is a great pool of talent here," CEO For years, Aecom Technology Corp. focused on engineering and design work for projects as diverse as a new financial district in Saudi Arabia in 2008 and a high-speed rail link from Hong Kong to mainland China in 2009.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
California High-Speed Rail-More Questions and Concerns
If David Letterman can put out a Top Ten list night after night for decades, we can certainly make it all the way to Ten in our chronicles of the California High-Speed Rail debates.
Is the CHSRA Really Considering the San Gabriel Tunnel?
According to Dan Weikel at the Los Angeles Times, the California High Speed Rail Authority is giving serious consideration to LA County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's proposal to put the bullet train tracks in a tunnel under the San Gabriel Mountains.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Land deals slowing California high-speed rail plan
A contingent of high-speed rail supporters from Fresno gather in front of the California EPA building in Sacramento, where they addressed the California High-Speed Rail Authority board earlier this month.
Rail FDI to attract $10bn
New Delhi, Aug. 23 : The opening up of railway infrastructure to foreign direct investment could attract $10 billion in the next five years, according to government estimates.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Fresno Bee
EDITORIAL: Thumbs up, thumbs down
Thumbs down to Fresno City Council Members Lee Brand, Paul Caprioglio and Clint Olivier for opposing the acceptance of $1 million in grant money for a master plan to maximize the value of a high-speed rail station in downtown.
City Council again rejects train station master plan money
Aug. 22 -- The Fresno City Council has decided the best way to plan for high-speed rail is to assume the train will never get here.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Off the Kuff
Financing the high speed rail line
A long story in the Trib about Texas Central High-Speed Railway and its ambitious Dallas to Houston rail line.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Caltrain considers level boarding, car design
Caltrain is about to make decisions about the design of electric rail cars that will affect the service for many decades to come.
Arriving in Texas: the Shinkansen Bullet Train
The Houston to Dallas high speed rail train will be built with the cooperation of Japan's Central Railway, a longtime successful and profitable operator of Shinkansen bullet train lines.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Put the brakes on rail
Should it surprise anyone that a politician would say, "We know there are challenges with high-speed rail, but we know it's something that needs to happen."
California's Economic Collision Course: Immigration and Water
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The High-Speed Rail Debate Revisited
Two recent columns in the New York Times have revived the semi-dormant debate about the future of high-speed rail in America.
WNYC-AM New York
TN Moving Stories: Transpo News Links from Around the Web
Texas is taking the lead on high-speed rail in America, planning a Dallas to Houston route running at 205 miles an hour.