7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Information
Secretary-Treasurer
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Japanís $80 billion train project caught in scandal

(Source: Bloomberg, March 5, 2018)

NEW YORK ó A widening scandal that has led to arrests of executives from two construction companies threatens to put the brakes on Japanís plan to build the worldís fastest train. To surpass the nationís famous bullet train, the project incorporates magnetic-levitation technology that promises to cut journey times from Tokyo to Osaka by more than half, to just over an hour. The $80 billion project carries the governmentís added hopes of exporting the maglev technology.

Full story: Bloomberg

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2021 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

Hackers leak medical records of UPS, Norfolk Southern workers
Biden: $20 billion for ďhardest hitĒ public transit agencies
SMART-TD wins another victory in the crew consist battle
In its last days, Trump Administration rushes more anti-union rules
Amtrak halting Virginia routes ahead of Bidenís inauguration
NTSB closes PTC recommendations for CN, CSX, Metra
Unemployment and Sickness Benefit flexibilities under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA) during the COVID-19 virus outbreak
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines