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Calif. bullet train agency hears from 1,100 companies

(The Associated Press circulated the following on March 17, 2011.)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The California High-Speed Rail Authority says it's heard from more than 1,100 large and small businesses interested in financing, designing, constructing and operating the planned bullet train system.

The submissions were in response to a request by the agency that the private section put in writing their desire to develop the state's high-speed rail project, which would stretch from the Los Angeles basin to the Bay area. Companies had until Wednesday to respond.

The full story is on the San Francisco Chronicle website.

Friday, March 18, 2011

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