$8 billion could help revive travel by train

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Train Amtrak dans le sud de Chicago – Illinois – Etats-Unis © Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Americans started falling out of love with trains 50 years ago, when thrilling silver airliners left locomotives far behind.

Now, President Obama and leaders in more than 30 states say it’s time to embrace trains again — but newer, faster ones that can transport passengers past gridlocked airports and highways on electrified railroads at up to 200 mph. USA Today

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