What does it take to go from 63mph to 220mph? $117 Billion and 30 yrs according to Amtrak

September 28, 2010 at 6:39 pm

Lofty plans.. But no money in place.. It will be interesting to see how Amtrak is going to execute this grand vision while living on tax payer dollars..

Amplify’d from voices.washingtonpost.com

Amtrak is unveiling a $117 billion, 30-year vision for high-speed rail on the East Coast that would drastically reduce travel times along the congested corridor.

At a news conference at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station on Tuesday, Amtrak President Joseph Boardman said the proposal is at the visionary stage, and there’s no funding plan in place. It aims for high-speed rail by 2040.

Read more at voices.washingtonpost.com