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Washington State, California Ponder High-Speed Rail Line

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posted on May, 12 2009 @ 08:19 AM
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Washington State, California Ponder High-Speed Rail Line


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Washington state and California officials have held preliminary discussions about a high-speed, state-of-the-art rail line that would connect San Diego and Vancouver, B.C., with trains that could travel in excess of 200 miles per hour.

The talks come just weeks after Congress approved a $787 billion economic stimulus bill sought by the White House that included $8 billion for high-speed rail in the Northwest and nine other corridors around the nation
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posted on May, 12 2009 @ 08:19 AM
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So now Washington and California join New York with high speed train plans. I don't know, for the type of increase in speed they are talking about, it does not seem that the price is anywhere near worth it. I think we could invest all this money into other areas which would have more of impact on the economy then on increased train speeds for 60 to 110 mph.

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