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The Texas bullet train that could change everything

(Source: Texas Tribune, August 18, 2014)

AUSTIN, Texas — For years, the Japanese company behind the world’s first and busiest high-speed rail system has been itching to enter the U.S. high-speed rail market, hoping to sell one of the world’s ripest passenger rail markets on its breathtakingly fast Shinkansen bullet trains. But with Central Japan Railway’s efforts to sell high-speed trains on the U.S. coasts going nowhere, Texas has emerged as the company’s best hope for introducing its wildly successful technology to the American market.

Full story: Texas Tribune

Friday, August 22, 2014

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