Washington state wonders if the new bank could build a high-speed network in the Pacific Northwest.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s newly sworn-in government has vowed billions in infrastructure spending, but if the CEO of VIA Rail has his way, that plan won’t include high-speed rail. Yves Desjardin...
MONTREAL - Mexico has cancelled a high-speed rail contract granted earlier this week to a Chinese-led consortium, opening the door for a possible bid from Bombardier, the Canadian transportation compa...
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Clearly the Government of Canada doesn't have an HSR policy, but surely it's time it did the minimum? A basic and badly-needed step would be to lay the policy and political tracks for a future ''blue sky'' proposal regarding high-speed rail.
China has pursued this technology leadership goal for 20 years. Back in the 1990s, it began importing technology from Germany, the Siemens Velaro model; from France, the Alstom New Pendolinos. And, guess what? The Zefiro 250 type, made right here in Canada by Bombardier. In 2008, investment in high-speed rail projects shot up to $88 billion with plans to open 42 new lines.
When was the last time you heard Canada's Federal Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt mention the words "high-speed rail" or its commonly used acronym "HSR," in any public speech or announcement? Think hard, and keep thinking, but don't hold your breath while you think.
For most of us, the idea of a two-hour commute, twice daily, is nuts. But both Rodgers and Samuell have their reasons for taking on that heroic morning haul: They love where they work and they love where they play.
RED DEER - The founder of High Speed Rail Canada says he's frustrated with the lack of progress to establish high-speed rail passenger service between Calgary and Edmonton.Paul Langan says they are no...
OTTAWA - A new study predicts a high-speed rail line between Quebec City and Windsor, Ont., would cost more than $21.3 billion with little hope of making money.The detailed study — the latest of more...