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13 Mar, 2023 06:24

On the fast track: High-speed rail around the globe


The chemical disaster that was the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio has made it glaringly obvious the United States has some severe infrastructure problems when it comes to railroads. Meanwhile, countries in Europe and Asia are leading the pack when it comes to developing high-speed trains that are safe and efficient. So why the disparity? On this episode of The Modus Operandi, host Manila Chan sits down with Dr. Allan Zarembski, professor of Railway Engineering at the University of Delaware, to discuss what exactly is up with America’s railroad infrastructure.