The Turbo Train: A futile, Chicago-born attempt at high-speed rail
(Source: Chicago Magazine, October 18, 2013)
CHICAGO — In 1972 — 40 years before Amtrak would celebrate the coming of 110-mile-an-hour, moderately high-speed rail from Chicago to St. Louis — the Chicago Tribune hailed a wonderful new technology scheduled to start rolling out of the city: the glorious new Amtrak TurboTrain.
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Monday, October 21, 2013
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