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The US is terrible at building high-speed rail — here's why

The U.S. has no true high-speed trains, aside from sections of Amtrak's Acela line in the Northeast Corridor. The Acela can reach 150 mph for only 34 miles of its 457-mile span. Its average speed between New York and Boston is about 65 mph. Watch the video to see why the U.S. continues to fail with high-speed trains, and some companies that are trying to fix that.  Watch the video....

 

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