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Florida High-Speed Rail, United States of America

The Florida High-Speed Rail (HSR) system will be the first-of-its-kind passenger rail network in the US state of Florida. The project was granted $1.25bn from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) in January 2010 as part of an $8bn fund made available for HSR projects across the US. California ...

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Las Vegas Monorail, Nevada, United States of America

Bombardier Transportation signed a contract with the Las Vegas Monorail Company in 2000 to design and build a driverless, urban monorail transportation system east of the Las Vegas Boulevard (‘the Strip’) in the heart of the resort. The seven-station route formed an extension of the original 1.6km (one mile) monorail ...

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East Rail Line, Denver, United States of America

East Rail Line will be a new 22.8 mile commuter transit line running between Denver Union Station and the Denver International Airport. The project was approved under a 2004 voter-approved plan for expanding the transit system across the city’s metro region. The environmental impact statement for the East Rail Line ...

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Houston MetroRail System, United States of America

At present only a single line, the MetroRail operation of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, (trading as METRO) is poised to become a comprehensive network. By 2007, it had welcomed its 40 millionth passenger and was attaining a daily ridership of 45,000, a level that the authority had ...

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Denver Union Station, United States of America

The Denver Union Station is a historic train station located in the downtown area of Denver, Colorado. The station opened in 1881, and was served by 80 trains a day operated by six different railroads until the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, trading as Amtrak, was formed in 1971. State-owned Amtrak ...

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