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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The 21-member Oregon Passenger Rail Leadership Council is studying routes for high-speed rail travel in Oregon.

The council is airing four “corridor concepts” under consideration for the future route of passenger rail in the Willamette Valley.

The routes would be hugely expensive to create — and the obstacles, including securing money, are so many that the new line might never be built.

Still, officials are pushing ahead with their visioning process.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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