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Brown wants China aboard California's high-speed rail project

His trade mission is intersecting with one of the most controversial issues of his governorship: the state's $68-billion bullet train. He'd love China to pump some money into the troubled project.

 

Voters have turned against California bullet train, poll shows

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A strong majority of voters is against the bullet train project just as Gov. Brown is pressuring the Legislature to green-light the start of construction, a USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll finds. California voters are losing faith in a proposed $68-billion bullet train project, saying the state has higher priorities, they would seldom use the service and they would halt public borrowing for construction if they could, a USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll found.

 

China recalls bullet trains in new blow to showcase technology

China recalls bullet trains in new blow to showcase technology

China's second-biggest train maker will recall 54 bullet trains used on the new showcase Beijing-Shanghai line for safety reasons, the firm said on Friday, dealing a fresh blow to the nation's scandal-plagued rail system.

 

China bullet train derails, 2 cars fall off bridge

A bullet train in China's eastern province of Zhejiang derailed Saturday evening, with two carriages falling off a bridge, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

 

Florida gets $808 million to advance bullet train project

Florida gets $808 million to advance bullet train project

The US Department of Transportation will award $800 million more to Florida toward building a high-speed rail line from Tampa to Orlando, according to Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla.

 

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