TITLE

HIGH SPEED'S SLOW TRACK

AUTHOR(S)
MERRION, PAUL
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
Crain's Chicago Business;8/19/2013, Vol. 36 Issue 33, p0001
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on plans to build high-speed railroad service in Illinois as of August 19, 2013. It highlights the start of a 1.5 billion dollars project to allow top speeds of 110 miles per hour in some portions of the route between Chicago and Saint Louis which is expected to be completed by 2017. Problems faced by a proposed high-speed rail service with speeds up to 220 miles per hour are also highlighted.
ACCESSION #
90128810

 

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