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Virginia bets on higher-speed rail by 2025

(Source: Washington Post, June 4, 2015)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — If traffic is smooth on Interstate 95, driving is the quickest way to get from Richmond to Washington — even faster than taking the train, which can take up to 2 hours and 45 minutes. Virginia transportation officials say they want to cut that train ride to 90 minutes, make passenger train travel more reliable and attractive to travelers in the corridor, and increase capacity.

Full story: Washington Post

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

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