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California rail agency seeks to avoid bullet train injunction battles

(Source: Fresno Bee, October 29, 2014)

FRESNO, Calif. — The California High-Speed Rail Authority is facing seven lawsuits over its approval of the Fresno-Bakersfield segment of its statewide bullet-train line. Now the agency is asking the federal Surface Transportation Board — which oversees rail lines in the U.S. and gave a green light to the project over the summer — to declare that those lawsuits should not be able to seek a California judge’s order to block construction.

Full story: Fresno Bee

Thursday, October 30, 2014

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