Corridor Adopted for High-Speed Train Network

Posted on July 28, 1999

At its monthly meeting in San Francisco last week, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (HSRA) approved the recommended mainline corridor for a statewide network of high-speed passenger trains. The route, composed of 12 segments, would connect the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Fresno, Bakersfield, Los Angeles and San Diego. The recommended route will be included in the HSRA business plan, which the HSRA expects to complete and forward to the legislature by January 2000. If the state legislature approves it, it will then be placed on the fall 2000 ballot as a voter referendum. Expected to be implemented over several decades, the scheme is estimated in the tens of billions.

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