Governor talks high speed rail

October 4, 2009 3:45:55 PM PDT
High-speed rail projects are on Governor Bev Perdue's radar.Perdue said North Carolina is seeking more than $5 billion in stimulus money.

Officials plan to use the money to improve rail service between Charlotte and Washington D.C.

They also want to add a second set of tracks between Raleigh and Charlotte.

About $8 billion in high-speed rail grants are available nationwide.

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