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californiaCalifornia high speed rail is doomed and ultimately will cost $19.5 billion to repay in bonds including interest

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The cost of the 119 mile Central Valley section has now officially gone up to $10.6 billion. California does not have budgeted money to finish. California has to find extra money for that section. California High Speed Rail Authority will …

chinaThailand high speed rail construction starts

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The construction of the first section of the Thailand-China railway line officially began on Thursday with a ground-breaking ceremony in the northeastern Thai province of Nakhon Ratchasima. The 253-km first phase of the railway links Bangkok with Nakhon Ratchasima province. …

chinaChina details plans through 2050 – health, AI, sharing economy and more

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China has laid out a for a comprehensive national renaissance by 2050. Xi’s report includes 12 sections, each breaking into numerous parts covering issues including housing, health, science, defense, artificial intelligence and the sharing economy. 1. The Xi plan projects …

californiaCalifornia high speed rail needs a $8-16 billion 13.5 mile tunnel

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Under the current California high speed rail plan, they wants to begin the 240-mile starter system in San Jose and end in an almond orchard south of Wasco. The state estimates the system would begin operating in 2025 and carry …

californiaWithout billions more, California will never have any complete and operating High Speed rail

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The Central Valley portion of California’s high speed rail project now has internal projected costs of $8 billion, based on a quarterly report — known as the funding contribution plan — that was issued in June but not made public …

californiaCalifornia might spend nearly $10 billion for 119 miles of remote high speed rail

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In March, 2017, construction has been underway for the last couple of years for the California High speed rail. They are working on more than 119 miles of the system from Silicon Valley to the Central Valley, with expected passenger …

asiaFuture Hyperloop and High Speed rail networks

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When finished sometime in the first half of the 2020s, tens of billions of dollars would have been spent and passengers will be able to travel between Kunming and Singapore in just 10 hours. A more ambitious, although still prospective, …

high speed railIndia begins building first high speed rail with Japan’s help

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India as begun building a high speed rail line with a low interest loan from Japan that will cut the 316-mile journey from Ahmedabad to Mumbai from eight hours to around three. India aims to begin operating the line by …

asiaConstruction of China to Thailand High Speed rail to start in October

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The Chinese Embassy in Bangkok issued a statement over the weekend, announcing that next month China and Thailand will sign two contracts to start work on the first phase of the much-hyped railway project with actual construction beginning promptly in …

airplanesAbout 2 trillion dollars for China and Transasia High Speed rail by 2030

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China’s high-speed railway grid of four east-west lines and four north-south lines has basically been completed. At the end of 2016, China’s high-speed rail network stood at 22,000km. According to a comprehensive transport plan approved earlier this year by the …