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California high-speed rail project takes financial hit

Sep 9, 2011 12:53:22 AM- latimes.com
A House Appropriations subcommittee cuts nearly $7 billion in funding for rail programs around the country. The California project seeks to connect the Southland to the Bay Area with a 220-mph train.

The fortunes of California's high-speed rail project, which would connect Southern California to the Bay Area with a 220-mph train, took a big financial hit Thursday afternoon when a congressional panel slashed the Federal Railroad Administration budget.

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