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High speed rail from El Paso to Denver? Governors are applying to the feds to study it.

Story from Colorado. [link]

An excerpt: “High-speed rail has long been a conversation in Colorado, and this designation would provide the funding needed to further examine its feasibility,” Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter said. “There is a great deal of movement of people, goods and services along the Front Range and the entire Colorado-Texas-New Mexico corridor, and it is high time Congress designate a Western corridor. This designation would connect our communities, increase economic opportunities, create jobs, and lead Colorado’s transportation infrastructure forward.”


Written by newspapertreeelpaso

July 9, 2009 at 1:46 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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  1. I think I line from El Paso to Denver is a great idea.


    July 9, 2009 at 2:25 pm

  2. great idea. now all the mexicans can come home to mexico easier for xmas,easter and vacations. that includes all the maids from here to denver.


    July 9, 2009 at 4:47 pm

  3. Depends on how long a train ride…

    Have you ever tried to fly to Denver from El Paso?


    July 10, 2009 at 9:00 am

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