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Find out more about high-speed passenger rail, including what it is, why Rochester is the best choice, what decisions have been made already and what’s next.

 

What is high-speed rail?

High-speed rail is a type of passenger rail transport that operates significantly faster than the normal speed of rail traffic, typically at speeds above 110 mph, and usually connects communities across a larger geographic region than commuter rail. The proposal being advocated by the Southeast Minnesota Rail Alliance is for this type of inter-regional high-speed passenger rail.

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