California high-speed rail project

An artist's rendition of a California high-speed rail station. (Source:

Second Leg Of California Bullet Train Wins Approval

The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving its approval for work to begin on the first leg of California’s proposed high-speed rail line.


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State, Amtrak Cancel Joint High-Speed Train Bid

Amtrak and the California High-Speed Rail Authority have canceled a joint agreement to bid on high-speed trains that was billed as a way to save money and lure train manufacturing to the United States.


California High-Speed Rail Authority Says Plans Still On Track Despite Setbacks

Despite legal setbacks, the agency is leaving unchanged its timeline to begin construction later this year.


A concept animation shows a possible implementation of the California high speed rail. (Credit: California Rail Authority)

Judge Denies Farmers’ Request To Halt High-Speed Rail

A judge denied a request Friday from Central Valley farmers who sought to halt work on California’s ambitious high-speed rail project.