How long will it take to build new American high speed Rail system?

Answer Okay, FIRST, there is NO "National Rail System" in existence or planning...The funding provided by Congress: $8 billion wouldn't even build 175 miles of track !!ALL that was done was President Obam... Read More »

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What Is a High Speed Rail System?

High speed rail systems are trains that operate at a significantly higher speed than normal trains, although the exact definition of speed varies between experts and agencies. Found in many urban a... Read More »

What is High-Speed Rail?

High-speed rail refers to trains that travel on special tracks at over 200 km/h (125 mph). The International Union of railways describes a high-speed train as one that travels faster than 250 km/h... Read More »

High Speed 2 Rail (HS2)?

1. It takes strain off of the existing lines, so trains aren't so cramped because there is more choice of what services to take.2. The lines I've seen being built are in the Mayfair/Tottenham Court... Read More »

What are your views on the HS2 high speed rail link?

I travel by train in the U.K. a great deal and also have known and loved the Chiltern Hills which are on the HS 2 route for 50 plus years. The project is daft. You can already get from London Eusto... Read More »