Even as UK Cancels HS2, High-Speed Rail Projects Around the World Increase

Despite Britain’s cancellation of the northern part of its London-based light rail, High Speed 2 (HS2), numerous high-speed rail (HSR) projects in cities around the world are moving forward. The goals of these projects include connecting new cities, modernizing existing systems, reducing severe traffic jams and addressing climate change.
A HSR train is generally defined as one that travels between 120 and 220 mph. Projects finished in fall 2023 include the Utsunomiya light rail in Japan; …
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