HIGH-SPEED TRAINS HIT A RED SIGNAL

Present plans now call for the Department of Transportation to halt all its work on a tracked air-cushion vehicle built by Grumman Corporation and spend only token amounts to continue work on magnetic levitation technology by Ford Motor Company and Rohr Industries, Inc. A similar disenchantment with high speed trains is beginning to show up overseas. France slowed its spending on 300 mph R & D to a trickle and Japan postponed for five years a decision on whether to attempt to develop 300 mph trains.

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    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

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  • Publication Date: 1975-1-13

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  • Pagination: p. 88-89
  • Serial:
    • Business Week
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0007-7135

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  • Accession Number: 00080468
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No. 2363
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1975 12:00AM