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Editorial: High-speed rail gets back on a better track

(Source: The Sacramento Bee, April 3, 2012)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Legislators asked for changes in California High-Speed Rail Authority plans to build a bullet train system.

The authority has made them. In a revised plan, released Monday, the authority proposes to expand the length of the first segment of the high-speed rail backbone from 130 miles to 300 miles. That would provide a fully electrified high-speed rail operating system from Merced to Burbank within 10 years, with further expansions beyond that.

Full story: The Sacramento Bee

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

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