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  • J.H. Crawford
    Hi All, Thought this might interest some of you: U.S. high-speed rail myths debunked
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 20, 2011
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      Hi All,

      Thought this might interest some of you:

      "U.S. high-speed rail 'myths' debunked"


      Of course, Interstate rail circumvents the problems with

      "Trains can't turn corners as tightly as rubber-wheeled vehicles, and they need gentler grades than trucks or cars to maintain speed. This means that in hilly or mountainous areas, building a rail line may require more earthmoving, including tunneling, than building a highway."




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