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The fastest trains in the U.S. are about to get faster. [View all]

Will New Train Guidelines Improve Speeds? Not So Fast
Rules allow travel up to 220 mph, but no U.S. tracks can handle it

By Jo Craven McGinty
Jan. 11, 2019 7:33 a.m. ET
The fastest trains in the U.S. are about to get faster.

Beginning this month, the government will allow railroads to operate passenger trains capable of traveling up to 220 mph.

There’s just one catch: No U.S. track can handle that much speed.

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