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April 9, 2014

U.S. workforce development webinar educates railcar manufacturers

The companies, preparing to submit proposals to Amtrak and the California High Speed Rail Authority, are competing for a multibillion dollar contract to manufacture 43 state-of-the-art high speed “train sets."


November 26, 2013

Calif. high-speed rail funding in doubt after court ruling

A Sacramento judge on Monday ordered the state to draft a new budget for California's multibillion dollar bullet train project and prove there's enough money to finish the job before it is started.


November 13, 2013

Calif. high-speed rail land acquisition moving slowly

CHSRA is in escrow on just one parcel of the 370 it needs for the first 30 miles of construction in the Central Valley.


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.


June 27, 2013

Supplier group forms committee to promote rail

Will promote the movement of passengers by rail and represent the supply community on legislation and regulations affecting domestic suppliers and passenger rail systems.


May 29, 2012

Calif. high-speed rail group hires new CEO

Jeff Morales, who served as an executive with the $69 billion mega project's lead consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff, was in charge of developing cost estimates, funding sources and rider projections.


June 23, 2011

Calif. high-speed rail group to begin rail improvements

Can now begin spending a $16 million grant that will support scheduling and safety improvements, including the design of a positive train control technology system, on the San Francisco to San Jose corridor.


January 21, 2011

Calif. HSR group tabs $30M to buy L.A. Union Station

Using the funds to acquire the site creates independent benefit for existing transportation entities in the region. An L.A. Union Station revamp would improve operations and service for Metro light rail, Amtrak, Metrolink and the Metro bus system.


July 9, 2010

Calif. high-speed group pushes back against study

The Institute's report said that patronage models for the $42-billion first phase were too flawed to accurately predict whether the trains would run severe deficits or generate large operating surpluses, as planners predict.


May 7, 2010

Calif. high-speed rail group names CEO

Roelof van Ark, who currently serves as president of Alstom Transportation, will make $375,000, making him one of state government's highest paid non-university workers.


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