California High-Speed Rail

California High-Speed Rail
California, USA

California RailCalifornia High-Speed Rail is a high-speed rail system currently under construction in the state of California.  It will be the first high-speed rail system in the United States, and it will connect the mega-regions of California.  The project will be divided into two phases.  By 2029, Phase 1 will connect San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin.  Then, Phase 2 will extend the system to Sacramento and San Diego, totaling 800 miles with 24 stations.  The California High-Speed Rail will be capable of speeds over 200 miles per hour.  The first segment of the Initial Operating Section, included in Phase 1, from Madera to Bakersfield will cost $6 billion- $3.3 billion in federal funding and $2.6 billion in Proposition 1A bond proceeds.  Similarly, the rest of the project is expected to be funded through federal, state, local and private sources.

The California High-Speed Rail is owned and operated by the State of California High-Speed Rail Authority.