Denver to El Paso High-Speed Rail?

Colorado, Arizona and Texas have come together to apply for a $5m grant to research a possible high-speed rail link connecting Denver, Albuquerque, and El Paso.

"The states hope to leverage their regional connections to become the federal government's eleventh "authorized" high-speed rail corridor, a status that has debatable importance but which potentially could mean expanded access to rail money in the future. The line is partially used by Amtrak trains running from Kansas City to Los Angeles, but the majority of the route has been abandoned by passenger rail."

Full Story: Southwest States Angle for New High-Speed Link


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