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Why does the north-east corridor have the only high speed electric rail in the country?

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  • Why does the north-east corridor have the only high speed electric rail in the country?


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Answer #1 | 21/12 2013 13:05
Not a clue, but I do know that it rarely runs at the intended speed.
Positive: 81 %
Answer #2 | 21/12 2013 13:50
That is the busiest commuter corridor in the county, maybe people have been asking for a high speed rail from Chicago to New Orleans and Chicago to LA or the west coast.
Positive: 75 %
Answer #3 | 21/12 2013 13:57
In the NE corridor the cities are older and closer together. We have discussed and cussed , and Gov Scott refused money for, a corridor between Tampa and Orlando, only about 80 miles. But some cities are far apart, like St Loo to Nawlins.
Positive: 55 %
Answer #4 | 21/12 2013 22:43
Because high speed rail is very expensive to build and the rest of the country doesn't have enough riders to justify the cost.
Positive: 23 %
Answer #5 | 21/12 2013 23:27
Needs government investment to revitalise tram travel in the US
Positive: 10 %

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