President Obama Outlines Vision and Plan for US High-Speed Passenger Rail System; $13B to Start
Green Car Congress
APRIL 16, 2009
A future HSR/IPR (high-speed rail/intercity passenger rail) network using new diesel or electric power can further enhance rail’s advantages. As examples from other countries, China runs trains on its 114 km Beijing–Tianjin Intercity Rail line at a top speed of 217 mph (350 km/h) and is buying 100 350 km/h trains for the upcoming Beijing-Shanghai corridor. Florida Corridor (Orlando, Tampa, Miami). The envisioned high-speed rail corridors. Source: DOT. Click to enlarge.