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Amtrak promises high-speed trains in Midwest after successful test run

(Source: Mother Nature News, October 22, 2012)

CHICAGO — High-speed train travel has come to the Midwest and it promises to transform transportation options in that part of the country. An Amtrak passenger train hit a regional record of 111 miles per hour on Oct. 19 in a test run that proves the viability of super-fast trains in the area.

Full story: Mother Nature Network

Thursday, October 25, 2012

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