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Organizers line up big names to push for maglev line linking D.C. to N.Y.

(Source: Washington Post, November 2, 2013)

WASHINGTON, D.C. The privately owned Washington company that last year began lobbying to build a high-speed rail line between Washington and New York has lined up some prominent names to press its ambitious plan to improve congestion in the Northeast corridor.

The Northeast Maglev, the 25-employee company founded in 2010, is looking to develop a high-speed magnetic levitation system that would bring passengers from Washington to Baltimore in 15 minutes and to New York in 60 minutes, at speeds of 311 miles an hour.

Full story: Washington Post

Monday, November 4, 2013

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