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Bombardier focused on U.S. high-speed rail project, but sees promise in U.K.

(Source: Canadian Press, January 28, 2013)

MONTREAL — The British government unveiled an ambitious plan Monday to develop high-speed rail lines linking London to cities in northern England, but railcar manufacturer Bombardier is first focused on a large opportunity in the United States.

Amtrak, in conjunction with the California High-Speed Rail Authority, recently issued a request for information due Feb. 7 for next generation high-speed rail cars to operate on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor and on California’s developing rail corridor.

Full story: www.globalnews.ca

Thursday, January 31, 2013

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