Folks in the neighborhood of either Illinois or California should take special note: this is your new long-haul commuter train.
This summer, us Americans will finally have a high-speed rail spike to hang our hats on.
Japan aims at reclaiming the world's fastest train title by 2027, and this just might be the train that will do it.
The nation's first dedicated high-speed rail line, in California, finally got the green light. California lawmakers voted 21-16 to begin building the multibillion-dollar project that will save us from other rail forms.
While California and Nevada are still trying to figure out how to realize an interstate maglev linking Anaheim to Las Vegas, a rail company in Texas is outlining plans for a 205-mph bullet train that would link two major metropolitan hubs in the Lone Star state: Houston and Fort Worth.
The beauty about Hong Kong's modern landscape is that it's an architect's dreamland for vanguard design. Nearly all of the city's new structures sprouting up are very untraditional. Naturally, the world's largest underground high-speed rail station is also filled with character.
While America's fastest train the Amtrak Acela Express struggles to hit 165-mph, the Chinese have just announced that they are testing a train that can do almost double that.