High-Speed Rail Watch: From Russia to America?

Travel Blog  •  Eva Holland  •  09.28.09 | 2:43 PM ET

A new breed of locomotive-less high-speed train will launch in Russia in December, running between St. Petersburg and Moscow—and Siemens, the German company behind the new model, is hoping to bring it to America next. The New York Times has the details.

Eva Holland is co-editor of World Hum. She is a former associate editor at Up Here and Up Here Business magazines, and a contributor to Vela. She's based in Canada's Yukon territory.

1 Comment for High-Speed Rail Watch: From Russia to America?

Zach 09.28.09 | 8:23 PM ET

That headline is quiet the tease—I was hoping for news of a trans-Artic railway.

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