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Paul Priestman introduces Moving Platforms

Rail| January 14, 2014

Moving Platforms is a completely inter-connected rail infrastructure where local trams connect to a network of non-stop high speed trains enabling passengers to travel from their local stop to a local address at their destination (even in another country) without getting off a train.

Cap-and-trade fund proposed to pay for Calif. HSR

Government Issues| January 8, 2014
Plan would tap $250 million in funds from corporate fees on greenhouse gases in an effort to help make up for $9 billion in state funding that was blocked last year in a court ruling. Environmental groups want the funds go to projects that can have more immediate effects on climate change.
Rail| December 2, 2013

Alstom's Pendolino hits high-speed record

The 182 mph record was reached as it was conducting tests in the presence and in partnership with its customer, Polish operator PKP Intercity, to obtain circulation permission for the 20 Pendolino trains ordered by PKP Intercity in 2011.
Rail| November 27, 2013

Study supports HSR track on Texas highways

One of the most effective and cost-efficient ways to build high-speed rail in the state, the University of Texas at Arlington found. Highway land is already owned by the state, eliminating the need to spend potentially billions of dollars buying or leasing private property.
Rail| November 6, 2013

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

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.
Rail| September 18, 2013

California high-speed rail groundbreaking delayed

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.

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