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Old Posted Sep 21, 2020, 12:26 PM
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NC gets federal grant to buy corridor for Raleigh-Richmond high-speed rail.
https://www.newsobserver.com/news/lo...245841010.html
A sentence contained within the news report,
"The state’s long-term plans for rail service include passenger trains capable of going 110 mph between Raleigh and Richmond on the S-line."

Again, we see 110 mph maximum speeds being reported as high speed rail.
America's definition for HSR is lower than what most of the world defines.
The metric world defines HSR as 200 kph (125 mph) on preexisting railroad corridors, and 250 kph (150 mph) on brand new alignments.
America's 110 mph for HSR is lacking.
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