But will it reach Montreal?

US vice president Joe Biden and transportation secretary Ray Lahood announced a plan to ask Congress for $53 billion over six years to build high-speed rail in the US. The Quebec government’s representatives in the US have been pushing for a corridor that would connect eastern US cities with Montreal.

You can read the full announcement here.


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