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Samsonian

join:2007-06-15
reply to sweller

Re: I see a lot of ignorance...

said by sweller:

said by FastiBook:

... high speed trainsets ...
Ain't no such animal in this country. Not in *my* lifetime.
We're working on it in California. We've got a plan, and a good chuck of funding already.

But for us to complete the California HSR project, and for HSR to happen throughout this country, we need a significant, long term funding commitment from the federal government.

A new transportation bill, like proposed by Rep. Oberstar, would be the first real step in that direction.

sweller

join:2009-04-25
Los Alamos, NM

said by Samsonian:

said by sweller:

said by FastiBook:

... high speed trainsets ...
Ain't no such animal in this country. Not in *my* lifetime.
... and for HSR to happen throughout this country, ...
More to the point (or in addition to), we need an infrastructure. Something the freight lines, airlines, and trucking industry *DON'T* want. With very littlle exception, Amcrack runs on privately owned freight rails. The condition of which is the ultimate speed limit. The Coast Starlight (Beautiful train!) rarely gets about 75MPH, but is capable of 200+.