Get the Fast Trains on Track

September 6, 2010 at 3:35 pm Leave a comment

The Obama administration back in January promised $8 billion in funding for cities and states to build high-speed, intercity rail projects.

This week, the Department of Transporation issued its specifications for the manufacture of new fast trains, namely double-decker coach, dining, baggage, and business class passenger rail cars that can travel between 79 MPH and up to 220 MPH.

Bi-level rail cars not typical in the US today, would accommodate more passengers, and hopefully alleviate congested roads and some resulting air pollution.

To read the full, original article click on this link: Fast Trains to Connect US Cities, Alleviate Highway Congestion

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