high speed rail http://kbia.org en New railway bridge opens for business, serving Amtrak's Missouri River Runner http://kbia.org/post/new-railway-bridge-opens-business-serving-amtraks-missouri-river-runner <p>A new <a href="http://www.modot.org/othertransportation/rail/index.htm">railroad</a> bridge over the Osage River between St. Louis and Jefferson City is now open for both passenger and freight train use.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new bridge cost $28 million, with most of the funds coming from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.&nbsp; Federal Railroad Administrator Joe </span>Szabo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the project came in under budget and ahead of schedule.</span></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:59:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin 44366 at http://kbia.org New railway bridge opens for business, serving Amtrak's Missouri River Runner Missouri part of high-speed rail push http://kbia.org/post/missouri-part-high-speed-rail-push <p></p><p>Missouri is part of a group of states forging ahead with plans for high-speed passenger rail.</p><p>The group has put out a call for bids for the production of 35 next generation locomotives. The request for proposals released yesterday calls for lighter, cleaner-burning locomotives that can reach speeds of up to 125 miles per hour. Fri, 09 Aug 2013 13:00:15 +0000 Associated Press 38562 at http://kbia.org Missouri part of high-speed rail push