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December Construction Update

FRESNO, Calif. – 2017 was a year of progress made on the California High-Speed Rail program. The slideshow above features aerial photos that give you a good sense of where our active construction sites stand right now and just how far we’ve come in the last year. Read more about those projects in this month’s Construction Update plus learn about the successful relocation of Modern Custom Fabrication.



Latest Developments



  • Construction Workers Profiled

    FRESNO, Calif. – There are more than 1500 construction labor workers dispatched to the 119 miles of high-speed rail construction. For many of these workers, high-speed rail has provided life changing opportunities. Four of those workers share their stories in the video above.


  • California High-Speed Rail Authority Awards Early Train Operator Contract to DB Engineering & Consulting USA

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors approved the awarding of a contract for Early Train Operator services to DB Engineering & Consulting USA. The Early Train Operator will assist the Authority with planning, designing and implementing the nation’s first high-speed rail program. Read our full press release to see why Board Chair Dan Richard calls this a major step forward for the program.


  • Small Business Newsletter

    Small Business Newsletter Vol 5: Issue 3

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority has released the latest edition of the Investing in California Small Business our small business newsletter. In this edition, read about the company charged with keeping the trains running on time and the program that is helping soldiers transition from helmets to hard hats after leaving service. Those stories and more can be found in our Small Business Newsletter Flipbook.


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