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California's proposed high-speed train was left in the lurch last week when a Sacramento Superior Court judge ordered the rail authority to rescind its original funding plan .
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CSR Corp. and China CNR Corp., the nation's two biggest trainmakers, won bids for 258 bullet trains worth as much as 44.3 billion yuan as China's high-speed rail network opens new lines.
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A federal oversight board has turned down a request from the California High-Speed Rail Authority for conditional authorization to build the Fresno-Bakersfield section of the proposed statewide bullet-train line.
Along with the Hogwarts Express and Polar Express, California's proposed High-Speed Rail line is quickly becoming one of the world's most illustrious imaginary train lines.
High-speed rail projects may be struggling in California and facing increased opposition in the UK, but they have gotten a boost in two unlikely countries.
It's about time. For more than two years, Gov. Jerry Brown and his puppet leading the California High-Speed Rail Authority board, Dan Richard, have overstepped their legal authority and disregarded the will of the voters by pushing ahead full-throttle.
One of the most important things to remember about the lawsuits that have been filed against the California high speed rail project is that they come not from people who want high speed rail - they are coming from people who oppose the project.
Whether it's the possibility of a magnetic levitation train or the hyperloop idea proposed by Elon Musk, founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX, the route of potential alternative designs for California's putative bullet train invariably follows Interstate 5 from just west of Bakersfield to the San Francisco Bay area.
The Tampa to Orlando high-speed rail project was cancelled by Governor Rick Scott in 2011 to shield Florida taxpayers from billions of dollars in liabilities.
The future of the California High Speed Rail project hangs in a precarious balance as a result of two rulings handed down by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny on November 25. "The Judge's ruling will prevent the [California High-Speed Rail] Authority from spending bond measure funds for construction until the funding plan is brought ... (more)
British Prime Minister David Cameron stressed his country is open to Chinese investment Monday on his first visit to China since meeting the Dalai Lama, keeping human rights to the sidelines.
Dan Richard , current High-Speed Rail Authority Chairman and Judge Quentin Kopp , former HSR Authority Chairman, duked it out on KQED radio right before Thanksgiving.