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Calif. high-speed rail group rejects call for project slowdown

Rail| November 6, 2013
A state senator took issue with its decision to continue with the Central Valley alignment. He expressed concerns about “the short notice of this new alignment and the lack of outreach.” The association responded that the route has been one of many alternatives since 2012 and staff members held several public outreach events in cities along the proposed route.

California high-speed rail groundbreaking delayed

Rail| September 18, 2013
The state needs a few more months to buy more land and equipment, finish designs and hire workers. California High-Speed Rail Authority officials say they are on schedule, having started prep work, such as testing soil and surveying land one month ago.
Rail| September 11, 2013

Calif. HSRA approves 3% raise for CEO

Amounts to approximately $11,000 on a $365,000 annual salary. The raise is comparable to others given to senior rail authority staffers in July.
Rail| September 11, 2013

Spain rail improves signs after derailment

Adif, Spain’s rail infrastructure company, identified 80 "transition points" on its network where trains are required to significantly decelerate and installed signs at these locations to remind drivers to slow down.
Rail| September 4, 2013

Report: Calif. HSR planning may lead to environmental harm

While the project may bolster the Central Valley’s economy, the region may lose substantial tracts of farmland to large-scale single family home construction that may accompany the economic growth.
Rail| August 21, 2013

Spanish judge may expand derailment charges to rail firm

The judge who is overseeing an investigation into a train accident in Spain last month presented preliminary charges against Adif, the state-run rail infrastructure company. The attention has focused until now on the driver of the train, which derailed near the northwestern city of Santiago de Compostela, killing 79 people and injuring many more.
Rail| July 30, 2013

Spain train driver 'on phone' with Renfe at time of crash

The train was travelling 95mph when the driver, Francisco Jose Garzon Amo was speaking to members of staff at the state-owned railway company, Renfe.

Rail| July 25, 2013

Update: Spain derailment death toll rises to 80, investigations launched

The number of fatalities is up from 56. Driver error is being considered as a possible cause of the train jumping off the tracks at high speed.
Government Issues| July 17, 2013

Feds halt review of $5.5B loan for Vegas-to-Calif. HSR

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis) have both raised concerns about the project. Their staffs were told that there are still “serious issues” with the application and “significant uncertainties” about the project.
Rail| June 26, 2013

Calif.-to-Vegas train in negotiations for new station

Las Vegas Railway Express selects the City of North Las Vegas for the new train station that will serve passengers traveling on the route between Southern California and Las Vegas. The X Train has been in development for the past several years.

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