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New California high-speed rail plan keeps pushing toward Merced, Bakersfield for interim operations

(Source: Fresno Bee, February 12, 2020)

FRESNO, Calif. — With construction under way on 119 miles of its route through the central and southern San Joaquin Valley, the California High-Speed Rail Authority continued Wednesday to try to make the case for completing development of an electrified bullet-train line between Merced and Bakersfield as an interim step toward connecting the Valley to San Jose.

Full story: Fresno Bee

Thursday, February 13, 2020

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