passenger rail http://kbia.org en 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