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Mexico plans passenger rail revitalization, high-speed rail line

(Source: Washington Post, February 4, 2013)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mexico’s 19th-century leaders spent lavishly to bring the railroad to their young republic, eager to show the world that they were building a modern, technologically advanced nation. More than 100 years and a few upheavals later, with Mexico’s economy barreling forward but its pride in need of a boost, new President Enrique Peña Nieto has outlined a grand vision to showcase the country’s renewed prosperity and engineering might. He’ll make the trains run again.

Full story: Washington Post

Friday, February 8, 2013

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