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California bullet train officials seek exemption from Buy American provisions

(Source: Los Angeles Times, November 13, 2016)

LOS ANGELES — The Federal Railroad Administration disclosed last week that the California High-Speed Rail Authority was seeking exemptions from the Buy American Act on more than a dozen critical train parts including motors, gearboxes, axles, wheels, brakes, derailment mitigation devices, undercarriages and even the entire aluminum car body shells.

Full story: Los Angeles Times

Monday, November 14, 2016

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