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Old 03-13-2019, 11:48 AM   #21
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Re: Northeast Maglev

Originally Posted by stick n move View Post
The curvature and ROW problems are why:

“The Post reports that the two potential routes are parallel to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, and about 75 percent of the route would run about 80 to 260 feet underground.”

I screenshotted it then outlined it in red.
Putting 75% of the line between NYC and DC underground would cost hundreds of millions of dollars. The California high speed rail has already ballooned to near 100 billion, and that's mostly above ground.
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